Resume

About and contact:

Riikka Kovasin - I'm a Finnish mixed media style crafter with passion to combine my love for the beautiful products with the possiblility to get messy with different paint media. More about me here (link).

email: rkovasin@gmail.com
blog: paperiliitin.blogspot.com
social media: Facebook, InstagramTwitter, YouTube
online galleries: Pinterest

Current design teams:

7 Dots Studio, manufacturer 01/2018 to present
Art Daily, a concept and product line, 10/2018 to present
Prima Marketing, manufacturer, 08/2018 to 08/2019
Mixed Up Creative, online classroom, 1/2018 to present
Sizzix Influencer, manufacturer, 05/2017 to present
Finnabair Brand Ambassador, brand, 10/2016 to present
CraftStamper, magazine, 11/2013 to present

Previous design teams:

A Flair for Buttons, Etsy store, 09/2015 to 04/2019
7 Dots Studio Brand Ambassador, manufacturer 07/2017 to 12/2018
Wow Embossing Powder, manufacturer 07/2017 to 12/2018
Prima Marketing Special Teams, manufacturer, 08/2017 to 07/2018
Prima Marketing, manufacturer, 06/2015 to 08/2017
7 Dots Studio, manufacturer, 01/2014 to 06/2017
Artists Live, ustream show, 05/2015 to present
ScrapFX, manufacturer, 01/2015 to present
Mixed Media Place, online store, 12/2013 to 3/2016
Finnabair Creative Team, brand, 09/2014 to 10/2015
Canvas Corp Brands, manufacturer, 1/2014 to 06/2015
Epiphany Crafts, manufacturer 10/2014 to 12/2014
Scrap Around the World, scrapbooking challenge 10/2013 to 12/2014
3rd Eye, manufacturer, 10/2013 to 12/2014
Scrap365 Magazine, 2/2012 to 11/2014
CSI, scrapbooking challenge 11/2012 to 05/2014
paperHaus, online publication, 11/2013 to 4/2014
Paperilla, online magazine, 06/2013 to 01/14
Sketchbook365, sketch challenge 04/2012 to 09/2013
Paper Stories, sketch challenge 01/2013 to 08/2013
Zeus and Zoe, kit club / scrapbooking challenge 02/2013 to 07/2013
Fiskarettes, an online community, 11/2011 - 4/2012
Amalia, a Finnish craft store 5/2011 to 12/2012
Ökömökö, a Finnish online scrapbooking store 2/2010 to 12/2012

Guest design during past 12 months:

WOW! Embossing Powder, manufacturer 07/2019
WOW! Embossing Powder, manufacturer 06/2019
WOW! Embossing Powder, manufacturer 03/2019
AALL & Create, manufacturer 10/2018-05/2019

Workshops and demos:

ongoing online workshops:

Time for Tea
Themed Collection: Vintage
Masterclass: All Things Inky #1 - Inkpads
Themed Collection: Natural Materials
Masterclass: Crackle Effects
Themed Collection: Sun, Sea and Sand
Masterclass: Fabulous Faces
Mini Collection: Printable Play
Be in the Moment workshop

2019

online workshop "Be in the Moment"
participation on online workshop Mini Collection: Printable Play
participation on online workshop Masterclass: Fabulous Faces
participation on online workshop Themed Collection: Sun, Sea and Sand
participation on online summer school Wellspring 2019
participation on online workshop Masterclass: Crackle Effects
participation on online workshop Themed Collection: Natural Materials
participation on online workshop Mastercass: All Things Inky #1 - Inkpads
participation on online workshop Themed Collection: Vintage
participation on online workshop Time for Tea
participation on online workshop Creative JumpStart 2019
demo at Sinellin Ystävänpäivä tapahtuma (event), Vantaa, Finland

2018

online workshop "Mixed media altered palette"
demo at Suomen Kädentaidot (craft event), Tampere, Finland
demo at Seinäjoen Käsityömessut (event), Seinäjoki, Finland
in person workshops at Askartelupirtti (event), Ilmajoki, Finland
in person workshop at Varalusikka (shop), Leineperi, Finland
demos at Leimailutaivas (craft event), Vantaa, Finland
in person workshops at TaavaNainen (shop), Helsinki, Finland
demos at Creativation (craft show), Phoenix, USA
in person workshop at Art Venture (event), Phoenix, USA

Publications during last 12 months:

2019

August

Mixed Up Creative
E-book "Mixed Media Magic with Riikka Kovasin"

Craft Stamper September 2019
Picture of a project, p. 5
Article "Let Your Dreams Set Sail!", p. 18-21
Detail of the project in "All in the Details", p. 77

July
Craft Stamper August 2019
Mention in "Take a peek", p. 82

June
Craft Stamper July 2019
Article "Masterclass Bookpaper", p. 70-75

May
Craft Stamper June 2019
Mention in "A Note from the Editor", p. 3
Picture of a project, p. 5
Article "Paper Patchwork!", p. 14-17
Detail of the project in "All in the Details", p. 77
Mention in "Take a peek", p. 82

March


Craft Stamper April 2019
Mention in "A Note from the Editor", p. 3
Article "Spring Bottles", p. 40-42
Detail of the project in "All in the Details", p. 77

February


Craft Stamper March 2019
Mention in the cover
Article "Masterclass Watercolours", p.70-75
Detail of the project in "All in the Details", p. 77
Mention in "Take a peek", p. 82

January


Craft Stamper February 2019
Picture of the project at "Take a peek", p. 82


Tutorial "Hidden Messages", (January 4th)

2018

November

Mixed Up Creative
Tutorial "Quirky Christmas", (November 23rd)

Craft Stamper December 2018
Article "Masterclass Stencils", p. 70-75
Detail of the project in "All in the Details", p. 77

October

Mixed Up
Tutorial "Heavy Metal", (October 26th)

Craft Stamper November 2018
Article "Masterclass Hot Glue", p. 70-75
Mention in the "Take a peek", p. 82

Mixed Up
Tutorial "Tea and a Good Book", (October 19th)

September

Mixed Up
Tutorial "Fairytales", (September 21st)

Craft Stamper October 2018
Mention of the article in the cover
Picture of a project, p. 5
Article "Texture with Tissue", p. 18-21
Picture of a project in "Take a peek", p. 82

August

Mixed Up
Tutorial "Count the Ways", (August 17th)

Craft Stamper September 2018
Mention in "A note from the Editor", p. 3
Article "Masterclass Decorative Tissue Paper", p. 70-75
Detail of a project, p. 77

Ihana 3/2018
Detail of the project, p. 4
Article "Kalenterivihko minialbumiksi", p. 48-50

July

Mixed Up
Tutorial "The Perfect Blend", (July 13th)

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