Illustration – Kuvitus

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I’m Christina (Chride) Lassheikki. I’m based in Helsinki, Finland, and study game design and production at Aalto University, and I’m one half of the duo Fairy Trade Coffee. I also do graphic design. I’m available for freelance work and commissions. You can contact me at classheikki @ gmail.com for commercial work, or through my tumblr art blog for personal commissions.

I especially enjoy working in the realms of scifi and fantasy, and making food illustrations. My main mediums are watercolor, colored pencil and digital, but I also work in 3D.

Past clients include: Aalto University, Spektrum rf, Elevbladet, Florakören, Kyrkslätt Scouter

Suomeksi:

Olen Christina (Chride) Lassheikki, Helsingissä asustava Aalto-yliopistossa opiskeleva pelisuunnittelija ja kuvittaja. Teen myös graafista suunnittelua. Minuun saa helpoiten yhteyden sähköpostitse, classheikki @ gmail.com

På svenska:

Jag är Christina (Chride) Lassheikki. Jag bor i Helsingfors och studerar speldesign på Aalto-universitetet och gör illustration som freelance. Jag gör också grafisk formgivning. Du får enklast kontakt med mig per epost, classheikki @ gmail.com

 

 

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“Saftkalas,” 2018, colored pencil

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“Scaredy Hare”, 2019, digital

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“Hedgehog Friend”, 2019, digital

 

 

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Playing dress-up, watercolor, 2017

 

 

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Tribute to Terry Pratchett, watercolor, 2016

 

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“Hibernation” – Holiday postcard design, 2018 (available on Gumroad)

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‘Knitting Foxes’ – Holiday postcard design, 2018 (available on Gumroad)

 

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My illustration products are now available at the Fairy Trade Coffee Gumroad! We ship to Finland, and internationally to Europe and North America! There are also PDF versions available of my comic and art zines.

 

More Projects:

Aalto CS Textbook

  Illustrations for Aalto University Programming 1, 2017 Illustrations and visual identity work for Aalto University School of Computer Science, online course material for Programming 1 (Ohjelmointi 1). For this project I created 45 illustrations, which can be found all around the course material. The full material is available here: Aalto Scala Programming Course  

Inktober 2017

It’s Dragontober! For inktober 2017, I decided to create a dragon character design for every day of October, inspired by the official prompt list. Here are some of my personal favourites. Hubertus the Sword-Hoarder. Frankie the Filthy. Lars the Long and Sally the Short. Petty and Puny the Poisonous. All 31 illustrations are also available… Continue reading Inktober 2017

Landscape Studies

Landscape studies made in January 2020, to study colour, light and proportions. Based on photographs made available on Pexels.com. Higher resolution images available at ArtStation: [link].

Portrait Studies 2017 – 2020

  Digital portrait studies, 2017 – 2020, based on photos. Made using Photoshop, GIMP and Procreate.

Thesis: Game Jams for Learning

Thesis: Game Jams for Learning – Examining the pedagogical attitudes, ideas and experiences of game jam organizers in the Finnish game jam community In my MA thesis for art education at Aalto University, I dug deeper into what makes game jams so darn good for learning. Download the thesis for free on ResearchGate: [ResearchGate] Abstract: Game… Continue reading Thesis: Game Jams for Learning