ILLUSTRATOR OF THE MONTH / MAY 2012: ELINA MINN
Elina Minn is a Turku-based illustrator and animation maker. Elina has graduated as an animation director from the Turku Arts Academy in 2009. Her hand-drawn animation movie Stage Fright (2008) won the prize for the best film under 3 minutes in length at Fox Days, the annual Finnish short and documentary film festival in 2008 and the special prize at the Eksjö Animation Festival in 2009.
Elina draws and makes collages combining handmade and digital elements. In her free time, she watches movies, dreams and does pilates.
Please read Elina’s interview here.
ELINA’S SIX FAVOURITES:
Art equipment: Mead notebooks
Drawing subject: hands
Music: Anne Laplantine
Book shop: Motto (Berliini)
Gallery/Museum: Magasin 3