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Comic Book-Inspired Pen-and-Ink Works by Minni Havas

By: Going Like Sixty - Published:   Updated: May 26 2011 • References: pekkafinland.fi & cyanatrendland
This is the striking work of student Minni Havas from the University of Art and Design in Helsinki. Minni uses strong colored pencils with ink overlay and touches of Photoshop for most of her images. She attributes her style to the influence of her father's comic book collection. Minni's clients include Vero Moda, Voima, Club Misf*ts, and the Korjaamo Culture Factory.

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