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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

Less hustle, more art

Creativity is a skill you can practise and learn. It helps you see things in new ways and solve problems. Surround yourself with art and make art a habit.

Welcome to the art studio and business lab!

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Line illustration of a fox running down with its tail curled like a question mark by Mervi Emilia Eskelinen
Black filled illustration of a silly snail climbing down right by Mervi Emilia Eskelinen

Hello, I'm Mervi


Meet me

Black and white illustration of three people sitting on floor. The first one from the left is Black, holding a phone and has semi curly blunt bob, dotted shirt and black trousers with sneakers. The second, in the middle, is white with bowl cut, wearing black shirt and white pants with black sneakers, hugging their legs with knees up. The third is Black, holding left hand up as in waving and has curly hair, striped shirt and black trousers with sneakers. By Mervi Emilia Eskelinen

Black and white illustration of a deer head, with has heart shaped antlers from which grows small branches with leaves by Mervi Emilia Eskelinen
Deer Stars by Mervi Emilia EskelinenIllustration of stars which pulse and blink (behind the deer head).

Apply art thinking in business

Kinda like art therapy, but for business. See business from a whole new perspective with Art In Business, a coaching and mentoring program for business leaders and aspiring business leaders.

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Black filled illustration of a silly snail looking up left by Mervi Emilia Eskelinen

Art thinking can help you see through norms and boundaries, defeat obstacles, learn by doing, communicate more efficiently, think critically and generate new ideas.

Illustration of strange white mushrooms by Mervi Emilia Eskelinen

Let me draw you a picture...

Sweet illustrations for your business, brand, blog and other commercial use.

Unconventional branding, logos, ads and other marketing materials for your unconventional business.

Beautiful art to decorate your home, add to your collection, or to give as personal gifts.

Line illustration of a crescent moon with round dotted craters by Mervi Emilia Eskelinen

By surrounding yourself with art and making art a habit you can inspire your creativity and improve your resiliency and well-being.

Black filled illustration of a silly snail climbing up left by Mervi Emilia Eskelinen

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Art printables, clip art, patterns, business templates, workbooks and other designs

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Art prints & stuff

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




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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