Tales and Art in a Small Scale with a Big Heart

Traditional Art

This page is for my traditional 2D art, which I have done with graphic pencils, colored pencils, ink pencils, watercolor pencils, watercolors, gouache paint, acrylic paint, oil paint, pastels and so on. A lot of my artwork is mixed media. Click on a title to view the whole picture or series of pictures. 

Hello, and welcome to my world!

I am Marianne Tahko, a Finnish artist and writer. I have made art all my life, and I’m mostly self-taught. In 2006 I started collecting fashion dolls and shortly after customizing them more to my liking, and writing stories with them as my characters. I’m now writing those stories – or tales, as I like to call them – as books I hope to publish in the future. My favorite genre is magical realism; I like painting realistic looking personalities and writing magic into their lives. I hope you find joy in my work. Any questions? Let me know!

Marianne Tahko

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