Archive for June, 2011|Monthly archive page

Forest fish

In fun, personal on 26/06/2011 at 05:49
Forest fish by Karstein Volle
Forest fish, a photo by Karstein Volle on Flickr.

This is what happens when you find a fish in the forest and start playing around with Photoshop on iPhone later.


Confessions of a civilian – Finnish version

In comics, personal, work on 23/06/2011 at 14:01

An autobiographical comic about the time I was questioned by the local police because I didn´t want to join the army.
Click on over to Flickr to read it in full size.


In fun, personal on 21/06/2011 at 19:51
Riku by Karstein Volle
Riku, a photo by Karstein Volle on Flickr.

A portrait bust I did of my dear studiomate Riku back at Pohjoismainen Taidekoulu around 1994.
Material: painted plaster with green/black patina airbrushed over bronze laquer.

If eyes could talk

In fun, illustration, personal on 20/06/2011 at 14:27
If eyes could talk by Karstein Volle
If eyes could talk, a photo by Karstein Volle on Flickr.

I must have painted this one when I was 17-18, alcyde oil on wood. Heavily indebted to surrealists & pulp art.

Into – The Asylum centre

In design, illustration, into, politics, work on 17/06/2011 at 12:36

Pamphlet on life inside an asylum detention/reception centre.
Author:Juha Suoranta
More info: www.intokustannus.fi/kirja/vastaanottokeskus/

Into – Palm oil questions

In design, illustration, into, politics, work on 16/06/2011 at 11:17

Cover illustration for into pamphlet concerning both pros and cons of palm oil industry.
Author: Risto Isomäki
More info:

Valtiala cover

In design, illustration, work on 15/06/2011 at 12:48
Valtiala cover by Karstein Volle
Valtiala cover, a photo by Karstein Volle on Flickr.

Book design/graphic design/ illustration for new novel by Robin Valtiala out on Söderströms.
More info: www.soderstrom.fi/Book.php?id=1284760761

Click the pic to see the full design on my Flickr-stream.

Into – in the cellars of a happy house

In design, illustration, into, work on 14/06/2011 at 16:48

An anthology of stories from minority communities in Finland. Edited by Kristiina Kouros & Susan Villa.
More info:

Work action manual

In design, illustration, into, politics, work on 10/06/2011 at 15:29
Work action manual by Karstein Volle
Work action manual, a photo by Karstein Volle on Flickr.

A practical manual about activism within the workplace, written by lawyer Kalevi Hölttä.
More info:

Quality men enjoy quality literature!

In comics, fun, work on 10/06/2011 at 07:11

That´s Mr. Tony “Maakies” Millionaire enjoying the latest Facts from the World collection. Don´t ask about the pig.

Pic by Jaana Suorsa.