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Finnish Mythology and Folklore
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Kalma, Awarded Daily Deviation, August 17, 2020

Kalma, Ruler of Graveyards


Vellamo, Awarded Daily Deviation Jan 2, 2020

Offering to Vellamo the Water Goddess


Hiiden hirvi, Awarded Daily Deviation April 6, 2018

Hiiden hirvi, Goblin's Elk

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Tero Porthan's art has been published in international exhibitions, magazines, e-zines, music videos, album covers, mobile apps, books, articles, interviews, tattoos and even a boxer's mouthguard.

Mads Milan International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Dec, 2020.

MarvelousArtGallery 14-19 Dec, 2020.

Marvelous Art Magazine, Dec 2020, art and interview.

Army of Broken Dolls Magazine Summer 2020, available at Blurb.

The Horror Zine June 2019: Tero Porthan Artist of the Month.

The Horror Zine Magazine June 2019, available on Amazon.

Die Ghul Show June 2019: Interview with Tero Porthan.

Gothic Bite Magazine Dec 2018: Interview with Tero Porthan.

Steemit 2018: Article about Tero Porthan's art.

Daily Prompt Mobile App available on AppStore.

Recipe for Disaster album cover.

Did You Know... About the Cave Goblin? article by author Alisha Costanzo.

The Sanguine Woods, literary blog by writer Mick A. Quinn.

Tales of Ivanroth, Cover art and illustrations for book by Michael J. Krym.

Metamorphosis Amulet artisan crafts collaboration.

Tuoni in thaiboxer Ari-Pekka Savolainen's mouthguard.

Read about Finnish Mythology and Folklore by Tero and Tiina Porthan:

Finnish Mythology and Folklore

Suomalaisten loitsujen hahmoja

Suomalainen tietäjä

Tero Porthan Exhibitions and Art Features

Tero Porthan's works exhibited at Mads Milano Art Exhibition "FABLE" 4-18.12. 2020.

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Tero Porthan exhibition at MarvelousArtGallery 14-19.12.2020.


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Tero Porthan's art and interview in Marvelous Art Magazine, Dec 2020.


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Exhibition of Tero Porthan's 26 artworks in Army of Broken Dolls Magazine, Summer 2020. Available at Blurb.


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Tero Porthan art and interview in Gothic Bite Magazine:

Tero Interview Gothic Bite Magazine

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The Horror Zine: Tero Porthan Artist of the Month June 2019.


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The Horror Zine Magazine features Tero Porthan's artwork Pohjan neito, available on Amazon.

Horrorzine Print

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Die Ghul Show: Interview with Tero Porthan.


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Article about Tero Porthan's art on Steemit.


Tero Porthan Collaborations

Tero Porthan's art as album cover.


Tero Porthan's art in article by author Alisha Costanzo.


Tero Porthan's art in The Sanguine Woods, literary blog by author Mick A. Quinn.


A mobile app for writers with Tero's art, available on AppStore.

Dailyprompt Eagle

Tero Porthan's art in music videos of compositor Sami Nieminen who won with What winter does to your mind a Special Mention in International Composition Competition Maurice Ravel, 2018.

Tero Porthan's art in music video by JoeEyeStepOnMonsters.

Tero Porthan's art in music video by Aram 17.

Tero Porthan's artwork in artisan crafts amulet.


Tero Porthan's art in thaiboxer Ari-Pekka Savolainen's mouthguard.

TeroPorthan Tuoni mouthguard

Tero Porthan's art in a fantasy book Ivanroth by Michael J. Krym.

Ivanroth cover screenshot

More Finnish mythology and folklore on Tero & Tiina Porthan's sites:

https://finnmyth.wordpress.com/ https://kalmankartano.wordpress.com/ https://tietajat.wordpress.com/

Hiiden hirvi

The saga of Hiiden hirvi, Goblin's Elk, in three parts.

Goblin's Elk (Hiiden hirvi)
Hiiden hirvi attacks
Hiiden hirvi Goblin's Elk Escape

The story of Hiiden hirvi as video. Art by TeroPorthan and video by TiinaPorthan

Finnish Gods of Death in YouTube

Finnish Gods of Death in YouTube

YouTuber Black Dragon Tavern has made a video about Finnish Gods of Death where he uses many of my pictures! Go check his videos they are great!

Tero Porthan Exhibition at MarvelousArtGallery

Tero Porthan Exhibition at MarvelousArtGallery

I have an online exhibition of 15 artworks and an interview at Marvelousartgallery.com As well as feature in Marvelousartmagazine.

Tero Porthan Finnish Mythology in Milan Exhibition

Tero Porthan Finnish Mythology in Milan Exhibition

Tero Porthan's art on Finnish mythology and art is exhibited in Milan at Mads Milano International Contemporary Exhibition "FABLE" from 4 to 18 December, 2020. The opening was today! Check out the video of the exhibition on Mads Milano exhibition page. Click the video on the front page and enjoy the artworks! My pictures appear at time 10.34 of the video! :D The theme is "Fable". Updates on my Instagram and on Mads Milano Instagram. Art curator Francesca Brunello. Works exhibited: Vellamo Water Goddess, Pond Maiden, Bear Gets Claws Tags: #finnishmythology #finnishfolklore #kalevala #finnishshamanism #finnishart #mythology #folklore #animalmyths #finnishnaturespirits

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Wishing you all the best for 2021 my dear friend 🥂

Merry Christmas Tero and hope you have a Happy New Year!

Thanks for the faves and watching, I appreciate it! Followed you a while ago, you've got some really cool works and i'm always a big fan of Mythology!

Thanks so much for the quartz badge Tero! I had no idea what they were initially and had to look them up, they must be a very new feature! Thanks for such a awesome gift though :D .

thank you so much for the faves and the watch! really means a lot, I absolutely love your work :D

You're most welcome, it's my pleasure, love your work too! :D

Kiitos tosi paljon :+fav: sta, olen tosi otettu, että noin uskomaton taitelija kuin sinä tykkäät vaatimattomasta työstäni :flirty:

Tunnistitko muuten biisin, johon kuvassa viitataan? :D