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Maria Leskinen

Hi, I am Maria Leskinen, an Art and Psychology teacher and Master of Fine Arts. Nowadays I work as a full time illustrator and artist. I get inspired by nature, psychology and various cultures. My style is colorful, precise and I want to create good and stylish works. I am interested in many kind of commissions, such as magazine, book and package illustrations. I live in Brazil an in Finland. I speak Finnish, English, Portuguese and Spanish.

I am specialized in scientific illustration, which I studied in the University of Brasília. I also organize the Illustrators online club remotely for the members of the Finnish Illustration Association. I am great with watercolors, pastels and pencils which I combine with digital techniques. Two of my scientific illustrations was been selected for the collection of the University of Brasília.

Selected clients: Apu Luonto magazine, Taito magazine, Nuorten luonto magazine, Municipality of Pirkkala, Lapin Kansa magazine, LKV Asuntoekonomitoimisto Oy (Finnish Real Estate company), Studio Kundalini Yoga (Madrid).