Welcome to the art studio & creative lab

Black and white illustration of a happy black cat laying on its back with one front paw stretched out as if it's waving surrounded by wild strawberry plants by Mervi Emilia Eskelinen

Hello, I'm Mervi

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Poet
Sorcerer

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A smidgen of sunshine
six scoops of emotions
two moonbeams
one funny tale

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the strange and beautiful

Illustration of strange white mushrooms by Mervi Emilia Eskelinen
Line illustration of a fox running down with its tail curled like a question mark by Mervi Emilia Eskelinen

Design and art services

Sweet illustrations and unconventional designs for your business, brand, blog and other commercial use. Beautiful art to decorate your home, add to your collection, or to give as personal gifts.

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Art prints & stuff

Decorate your life with posters, canvases, home decor, stickers, t-shirts, jigsaw puzzles and other items featuring my art.

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Comic

This simple black and white webcomic deals with mundanity of life in my dry and sometimes poetic style.

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4 panel black and white comic. 1: "Getting back on it after a long break is scary" Person wearing helmet stands by a bike. 2: "It can be easy, even a huge success" Person rides the bike with hands in the air and exclaims: "Look! No hands!" 3: "Or go horribly wrong" Person is on the ground in an awkward position with the bike laying partially on their head and says: "...ow..." 4: "So you just must decide if it's forth it" Person is back standing by the bike and there's an arrow pointing the bike with words "This bike is a metaphor"
Magic Hand Illustration by Mervi Emilia EskelinenIllustration of a hand from which pulsing and blinking stars and planets emerge.

Creating beautiful, strange and sustainable

I'm dedicated to bringing this world more art, creativity and weirdness, while advocating sustainability and slow business instead of unlimited growth.

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