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Seeing, Not Seeing

Sketch of a couple sitting in a busy cafe. The man seems fixated on his phone and meal. The woman stares at the man, looking forlorn and disappointed.

Sketch by Elisa P (@pyrhoska), March 2017. Pen on paper + Photoshop grayscale fill.

Walking past a cafeteria today, the dynamic of this perhaps-a-couple caught my eye. The expression on the woman’s face keeps haunting me.

Winter furs

Illustration of a highschool student walking in winter clothes, with long straight hair cascading own from within a fur lined hoodie

Sketch by Elisa P (@pyrhoska), Winter 16/17

As I was walking home, a highschool student was heading in the opposite direction. She had this fur lined parka and long, straightened hair.

Animal sense

Imagine an illustration of animals, forming a brightly colored pattern that can be rotated and viewed from multiple angles

Illustration by Elisa Pyrhönen

 

Doodling with 53’s Paper app is fun. Using the roller brush in particular feels magical – and oddly soothing.

Subversive Pantone #2

Moral obligation in pale pink and blue over a faintly visible cloud

Sketch by Elisa Pyrhönen // Theme 1: A phrase to capture the week in news & public discussion // Theme 2: Pantone color duo for the year 2016, ‘Rose Quartz’ and ‘Serenity’

Subversive Pantone #1

an almost violet pastel blue goat pattern on a pale rose background

‘Cashmere goat’ pattern by Elisa Pyrhönen // Original goat by Jelle Visser, via flickr // Theme 1: ‘Solving the Cashmere Crisis’ article by Kate Abnett in Business of Fashion // Theme 2: Pantone color duo for the year 2016, ‘Rose Quartz’ and ‘Serenity’

Art Safari #2

a mobile page displaying a weekly art-related question, podcast and transcript links, as well as images of two contributors shown with three examples

UI sketch by Elisa Pyrhönen // Portraits via pixabay

Service evidence sketch by Elisa Pyrhönen

Service evidence sketch by Elisa Pyrhönen

Art Safari #1

two smartphone screens: one showing a painting in full screen, another zoomed in very close

UI sketch by Elisa Pyrhönen // ‘Prophet Joel’ by Michelangelo, via Wikipedia

Illustrating a flow of zooming in and out of a image of a painting

UI sketch by Elisa Pyrhönen // Last Judgement by Hieronymus Bosch, via Wikipedia

Everyday Scifi #1

Digital interface of a scifi system analysing a fitness boxers' performance in real time

UI sketch by Elisa Pyrhönen // Images by Calibe Thomson for Miami Fitness TV, via Flickr

Comicminds learn differently

Imagining a benzene molecule as a ring dance of carbon atoms holding hydrogen atom balloons while reaching out with their fourth 'bond'

Ever since taking Chemistry, I’ve never fully trusted molecules to be quite as I expected.

When our eyes meet

Well met stranger: a weathered, old man on the street with a friendly smile and a wink

Ink and illustrator. By Elisa P (@pyrhoska), March 2014

Empty moments

Ink and illustrator. By Elisa P (@pyrhoska), March 2014

Ink and illustrator. By Elisa P (@pyrhoska), March 2014

Going home after a long day

After work commute: A middle-aged man in crumpled suit and casual bag browsing on a tablet in a bus

Ink and illustrator. By Elisa P (@pyrhoska), March 2014

A treasure just out of reach

A treasure just out of reach: a boy trying to reach a 'close this windo

Ink and illustrator. By Elisa P (@pyrhoska), March 2014

Delightfully Grimm Games

We’ve been telling creepy fireside stories throughout the ages. Glowing embers might be much harder to find these days, but a luminous screen will do just as well: Here’s a recap of three beautifully designed, morbid games that cater to a our weakness for fairy tales:
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