Background: The European Parliament is one of three legislative branches of the European Union. The Parliament is elected every five years by the citizens of the EU through universal suffrage. MEPs in parliament are organised into eight different parliamentary groups, and sit according to political allegiance, not nationality. The Netherlands is represented by 29 MEPs. | Assignment: create portraits of the 29 Dutch MEPs for the period 2019-2014, as illustrations. Target group: editorial, political blogs, journalism. | Proposal: loose sketches that capture the essence of the subject. Background colours reflect political alliances: from purple-red (left) to blue-black (right). Logos: Parliament’s political alliances and country’s political parties.