Jaakko Pallasvuo

Published April 15, 2010 by Molly

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Jaakko Pallasvuo has a name that sounds like a smoked Finnish delicacy and an aesthetic that blends wintry spareness with controlled riots of emotion.

Pallasvuo’s production rate and versatility are both impressive. There are the books and zines, a rewarding and oft-updated Flickr account, an alarming knack for painting beautiful scenes of distress and dischord, and an entertainingly stream-of-conscious tumblr to top it all off.

The website is set up so that it’s easy and fun to tour the premises of Pallasvuo’s impressive brain. Think of it as a mini-vacation of the mind, and eyeballs.

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One comment so far

  1. CJ says:

    I’m loving this style of illustration.. reminds me a bit of Kill Pixie’s work too.
    Check out this excellent site I just found called We Are The Image Makers. http://www.watim.com
    So much joy.
    thanks guys
    CJ from sydney