Photo: Marko Turunen (Marko’s work table)
ILLUSTRATOR OF THE MONTH / APRIL 2012: MARKO TURUNEN
Marko Turunen is a Lahti-based illustrator and artist. He graduated from the Turku School of Fine Arts ( Turku Arts Academy) in 1997. Comics play a leading role in Marko’s work, and his books have been translated to several languages. In 2007, the Finnish comics society granted him the most important Finnish comic prize “Puupäähattu”.
Be sure to read Marko’s interview here.
MARKO’S SIX FAVOURITES:
Art equipment: G-pen
Drawing subject: Skull
Comic character: Hattifattener
Music: Kimmo Pohjonen
Time of the year: July-August and January-February
Travel destination: Prisma hypermarket in Holma, Lahti (at least the most common)