M. "Vol" Kontinen
Illustrator & comic artist
25 | Female | Finland

This is where I keep my art, other art-related things and even an occasional random musing.

Me elsewhere:
deviantArt
Pahantekijä webcomic
Inspiration / reblog blog

Tags of interest:
All art
Fan art
Pahantekijä-related

Was going to do a GDW themed print for Tracon but then I just didn’t feel it and never finished. This was meant to be Yukimura but since I never did his scars I guess it could be Weed, too, haha. 

Asker psychoticrat Asks:
I really like how you draw the teeth. It's just a satisfying shape and everything. Thanks for drawing teeth like that ^_^
proteesiukkonen proteesiukkonen Said:

Aww, I think this is the most adorably specific compliment I’ve ever received on my art, thank you! I do love drawing teeth, they get special love and attention from me.

Tästä ei tuu ku sanomista.
Picked up my Livvi-Karelian study materials (for purposes I mentioned earlier in a post I can’t find now…) I’ve never self-learned a language before so I have no clue of the hot mess I’m diving into at the moment but uh well, gonna try anyway! Never a bad idea to study a new language, even if it’s just to attempt to color the speech of a couple comic character. Höhö.

Tästä ei tuu ku sanomista.

Picked up my Livvi-Karelian study materials (for purposes I mentioned earlier in a post I can’t find now…) I’ve never self-learned a language before so I have no clue of the hot mess I’m diving into at the moment but uh well, gonna try anyway! Never a bad idea to study a new language, even if it’s just to attempt to color the speech of a couple comic character. Höhö.

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With schools starting and due to certain events (Finns google Juho Räty and learn from his awesomeness) there’s been a lot of talk about bullying in Finnish media recently, and I want to hop in on the conversation.

Of course, there’s not much I can do to it having already left schools behind, but the least I can do is be another voice in the crowd saying that no, this is definitely not okay. I have nothing but contempt towards those who have the insolence to think they have any right to make others feel hopelessly bad about themselves.

This isn’t about the bullies, though. I think they’ve been the subject quite enough. Why do bullies become bullies, what can we do to stop them, who are they, etc. etc. Very little is talked about those who are or have been bullied. So I want to spend this time and space to tell a little story.

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Made a new ID for deviantArt. I liked the old one’s pose so I basically just updated it a bit.

Made a new ID for deviantArt. I liked the old one’s pose so I basically just updated it a bit.

I’ve been pretty productive today! I decided not to try to make fan art prints for Tracon next month, but instead do one of a kind original pieces. Here are some small Ginga paintings in the works - just need to clean them up and they’re ready.

I’ve been pretty productive today! I decided not to try to make fan art prints for Tracon next month, but instead do one of a kind original pieces. Here are some small Ginga paintings in the works - just need to clean them up and they’re ready.

Lobo

I had made a mess on three small canvases, so I put some crackle glaze on them and painted whatever came to mind on top of it. I’ve always wanted to try painting one thing on a set of canvases, and it was certainly fun!

I’ll probably try selling this at Tracon next month.

Hey dudes, I got some crit that once again a panel in Pahantekijä is hard to decipher. I did some improvements but since I’m not sure if the commenter’s gonna come back to it, I’d like to ask you if my changes made any difference. Just to be sure.

Putting it under a cut for people who have yet to read the update.

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I went to the dentist expecting to have a tooth removed, but instead they removed three (two wisdoms and one other) and slammed me with a local anesthetic so heavy I feel like there’s a tennis sphere in my mouth but I just can’t find it.

I’m so happy, tho. I’ve been waiting for at least two years to get my teeth treated and now it’s finally over and done and I can start feeling good about my mouth again. Oh, and this has to be one of the rare occasions when medical experts actually insist you eat ice cream and milkshakes for a day, o ho ho ho ho! *totally doesn’t have a fridge full of ice cream and milkshake ingredients now*

psssst, it’s ‘choking’ in English :3 not ‘chocking’

FFFFFFF- I thought it looked funny but I don’t need to check no damn dictionaries apparently!

Thanks for catching that, fixed it!