GRAFILU 4 DUMMIES

offers a concise overview of the most important projects since the founding of Grafilu in 2004. Each entry features a short text and a PDF for download.

MONOCLE2020 download PDF

The illustration work created for Monocle spans from loose to controlled echoing various levels of complexity and demand that come with different kinds of subject matter and application.

ZÄSUR2019 download PDF

Despite their nonchalance, these cartoons found their voice in a step by step process over the period of months.

NSU PORTRAITS2017 download PDF

These portraits combine working methods from the series Bekenntnisse with the looser drawing style from the project Eesti Inspiratsioon.

YOUNG INNOVATORS2017 download PDF

Monochrome, digital portraits for smaller applications, inspired by my work for the Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, find here a new level of refinement.

PAUL & DIANA2016 download PDF

Two personalities, created from simple geometric shapes and repeating elements, are brought to life by their facial expressions and surroundings.

EESTI INSPIRATSIOON2015 download PDF

Pencil drawings that bring events from my life in Estonia partially true and partially fantasized in thick applied graphite to paper.

PROFIL2012 download PDF

This series focuses on a clear design language and works with a predetermined color palette and a simplified method of representation in order to illustrate ideas and concepts.

EDIÇÃO VIDEOGAME2011 download PDF

The freedom to work abstract and the possibility to apply in a different way what I had learned from the Japanese pixel portraits a year earlier make this project to a personal favorite.

DRAWING AND ILLUSTRATING FOR THE NEW YORKER2010 download PDF

The work I was able to create for The New Yorker magazine reflects my interest in different visual languages and was an early inspiration for the creation of “Grafilu eclectic”.

DIGITAL DRAWINGS2010 download PDF

Bitmap drawings that bring the hand drawn to mind but at a closer look, their abstract and digital nature is revealed.

JFA PORTRAITS2010 download PDF

Portraits of the Japanese soccer team 2010, united by their color palette and reduction to black and white pixel compositions.

I AM SO TINY2010 download PDF

High demand, little time and a small budget led to a new style of portrait drawing for Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin.

BEKENNTNISSE2007 download PDF

Drawing a portrait every week over a period of three years enabled me to make this project into something of my own. The distinctive look of these drawings in combination with their mixed media technique, made them quickly into one of my most popular styles.

SKETCHBOOKS download PDF

Since I founded Grafilu in 2004, sketchbooks have been a personal and important source of inspiration for my creative work.