Hi! I am Mathilde Heu, an illustrator with a knack for puzzle illustration / bespoke illustration / & art installations.

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COLLECTIBLES

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Title: Haniell’s collectibles
Type: Personal project, on-going series
Description: Haniell likes collectibles such as trump cards, football cards and panini stickers. I am designing an ongoing series of cards that depict his interests and personal life events.

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Earth Hour

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Title: Earth Hour
Type: Commission
Client: Haniell
Description: this illustration was created in response to the lyrics of 'Earth Hour,' a song written by musician Haniell, which depicts a romantic teenager's dream of his first heartbreak and his yearning to understand life's secrets. It was also inspired by a dream I had about a man wearing a black coat, a windowless basement and a dog. This illustration will be animated for the music video of the same song.

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THE old poST OFFICE

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Title: The Old Post Office
Type: Commission
Client: The National Trust
Description: As a vehicle for exploring social history, I have created an animated video depicting the evolution of the Old Post Office in Tintagel (National Trust). A set of characters depict the timeless life cycle of a working family inhabiting a farmhouse. Sons and daughters become fathers and mothers as the building changes around them through the ages. Coming out in March 2024. Funded by the National Trust.

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DAISY

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Title: Daisy
Type: Personal
Description: Character research.

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Greeting card for WLPGreeting card for WLP - sketch

TRAIL RUNNING

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Title: Trail Running
Type: Commission
Client: Adrien Colussi - (What's Life Project)
Description: Greeting card in support of the 'What's Life Project' association which aims to promote access to sport and education.

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Queen of Diamonds
King of Spades
King of Hearts
Jack of Hearts
Ace of Spades

About face

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Title: About Face
Type: Personal project, coming out on Kickstarter in 2024.
Description: On the face cards of the 'About Face' deck, reversible heads lie at the centre with the familiar symmetrical bodies at the top and bottom. Thus rotating the face cards reveals new characters. I started About Face in June 2023, and aim to produce the deck by June 2024.

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BARMA

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Title: Barma
Type: Personal project
Description: “Ch. de la Barma” is a forest path in my home village. It’s a beautiful and calming place where, as a kid, I built many rudimentary dens with branches.

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ROARSOME WINTER

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Title: Roarsome Winter
Type: Commission
Client: Roarsome
Description: Roarsome asked me to create an interactive art installation for their pop-up shop at Harrods. I consulted on the installation itself and created an augmented reality (AR) illustration with original music by Haniell and animation by Maria Piva. Download the EyeJack app, scan the QR code, and aim your phone at the illustration to reveal the AR layer.

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EPPING FOREST

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Title: Epping Forest
Type: Personal project
Description: On a cold and sunny January morning, I went for a walk with D and A in Epping forest. We came across a fallen tree with a bright orange appearance and a beautiful textured trunk.

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Bedroom_II

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Title: Bedroom_II
Type: Personal Project
Description: My boyfriend had just moved in with me, and I wanted to make a portrait of us. The point of view is from my working desk.

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NYC skyline

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Title: NYC skyline - Back of playing card design
Type: Commission
Client: Great Gotham Challenge
Description: I was asked to illustrate the back design of a custom deck of playing cards for the Great Gotham challenge. The final print-out includes a hidden stereoscopic image.

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BEDROOM I

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Title: Bedroom_I
Type: Personal Project
Description: This is an experimental piece of work depicting my bedroom. I wanted to divide the space in my illustration without following the rules of perspective, rather using symbolic elements of my bedroom such as my bed frame, music instruments, the chandelier and plaster cornice.

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puzzle illustration / bespoke illustration / art installations & set design.