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Taija Lumitähti Portfolio Art & Design

Hi, my name is Taija. I was born in 1989 and I live in Tampere, Finland, with two cats and my husband.
For painting I mainly use Paint Tool Sai or Clip Studio Paint.
Other programs I've used include Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesing, After Effects, Corel Draw, Inkscape, 3ds Max and Blender.
Besides drawing and painting I also love handcrafts such as sewing and knitting, video games and nordic folklore.


Notable art experience
2018: 4 page comic for the Haltija Bot - Yokaita Suomessa anthology.
22.2.-15.3.2018: 2 works in Suomen yokait -group exhibition at Valkeakoski main library.
18.-24.2.2018: 2 works in フィンランド妖怪展 -group exhibition at Hako no Naka no Euphoria galley, Nagoya.
2017: 8 page comic for the Salmiakki Fiction anthology, created together with writer Andrew Scott.
2016-2017: Main illustrator for a local anime and manga convention that was held twice.
2016: 3 page comic for the Gaijin anthology.
6.-29.3.2015: 5 works in Taruista, saduista, loruista ja lurituksista -group exhibition at Galleria Pato, Kouvola.
24.-26.1.2014: Took part in Global Game Jam as a 2D artist.
25.-27.1.2013: Took part in Global Game Jam as a 2D artist.

Education
2018-2019: Gradia Jyväskylä; Designing circular economy textile and fashion products
2010-2014: Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences; digital media
2007-2010: Kouvola Region Vocational College; visual expression


taija.lumitahti@gmail.com