Friday, June 30, 2017

Ammachi's glasses


So, I wrote..well, drew a wordless picturebook for Tulika Publishers and it's available for pre order. I swear it's a children's book despite the minor skin show. You can pre order it here if you like http://www.tulikabooks.com/wordless-picture-books/ammachi-s-glasses.html

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Illustrations for NatGeo traveller

I Illustrated a piece for Natgeo traveller written by Soity Banerjee on places to eat out in Delhi. You can read the entire piece and look at a few more illustrations here  http://www.natgeotraveller.in/delhis-belly-served-three-ways/

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Editorial for Caravan Magazine June 2017

Mridula Koshy writes about the role of libraries and the Deepalaya community library project in a wonderful essay for the Caravan Magazine. You can read a part of it here http://www.caravanmagazine.in/reviews-essays/india-needs-library-movement and see a couple of other illustrations as well. Check out the wonderful work they do here  www.communitylibraryblog.com and if you are on facebook, here: https://www.facebook.com/The-Community-Library-Project-366062713579051/

Sunday, May 7, 2017

If a woodchuckcouldcutwood

Images from a woodcut workshop at the held at the Madhav Nair Foundation, Edapally museum in Kochi. Led by Jayesh Barsathi an incredible printmaker from Shantiniketan. Below are two prints. I couldn't resist photoshopping some red into the print on the left.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Bengali cooking: Seasons and Festivals

Water colour illustrations for Chitrita Banerji's book. The cover design by Bena
Sareen. Publisher: Aleph book company. Photo courtesy, Bena Sareen

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Illustrations for Pluto


Illustrations for a Bhopal based hindi language children's magzine called Pluto. The above illustration is for Safdar Hashmi's poem Gadbad Ghotala

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Editorial for the BBC: India's strange obsession with 'alphabet soup'

Illustrated this piece by Palash Krishna Mehrotra for the BBC. You can read the full article here http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-38917626

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Barsa: cover design and illustration for Yoda press

Two versions of a cover for Yoda press's new fiction imprint. The cover on the left finally went into print as the illustration  on the right was considered to be a bit too provocative.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A crow pheasant lands

Here's my first artwork of 2017 painted on a garden wall back home. Crow pheasants are really common in this part of the world. They're poor fliers, but are said to bring good luck. Keeping the crow pheasant company, is a purple sunbird.