Alice: Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?
The Cheshire Cat: That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.
Alice: I don't much care where.
The Cheshire Cat: Then it doesn't much matter which way you go.
Alice: ...So long as I get somewhere.
The Cheshire Cat: Oh, you're sure to do that, if only you walk long enough.

-Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

Printmaking

Old school printmaking is a adorable think to practice. As everything is so disposable in this time, fast and measurable in quarter economics, graphic arts are not. It takes enormous amount of time to make a single plate, and after that actual printmaking with inks and wet papers is another task to do. And that’s …

Top of the world

My paths often go towards sea, but now I ended up to inland due my daughters work trip. We were hanging in Austria Alps, Hintertux, and it was after all great trip to see the water cycle from the other angle I’m used to. Mountains are the opposite of all the routes of water in …

Designing a tattoo

  Tattoo designing definitely needs good co-operation between a tattooer and a client. Sometimes it reminds a bit of mind reading. There are as many ways to design a tattoo, as there are tattooers. Still, when having and idea of tattoo you wish your tattooer to design for you, think in general few things for …

The Baltic Sea

Being a tattooer is a great blessing, as you get to meet so many amazing individuals doing their thing. By form of a client, tattoo work gives you every day a new pair of eyes, you have a chance to look at the world for a moment. So during all these years, you get thousands …

   
As in nature, all is ebb and tide,
all is wave motion,
so it seems that in all branches of industry, alternating currents - electric wave motion - will have the sway.
- Nikola Tesla

Ocean brings people together

I keep admiring of the vast capability sea has to wipe off all unnecessary: Within the ocean, only the important core matters are left in. I was on a short leg for getting this particular sailboat safe under upcoming fall. We sailed on the front of southern Finland shoreline. As working gast, I met this …

Raglan seaweed

“Hurihia to aroaro ki te ra tukuna to atarangi kia taka ki muri i a koe.” An old Maori proverb meaning -turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. I felt like that, when I left from snowy Finland to sunny New Zealand. As my work carried me there in year …

Crossing the Atlantic

Ocean is something you respect. Respect contains the concepts of fear, admiration and love. I learned to respect the ocean when I was on Atlantic crossing. World is full of useful guidelines, tips, knowledge and lists how to prepare yourself and your boat for that journey. After all, it is a quite a journey. I …