Monday, September 21, 2015

Friday, August 21, 2015

Paison ki Paathshala

Illustrations made to promote Going to School's 'Paison ki Paathshaala' radio programme that was aired in 4 cities around India. From left to right, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune and Delhi. On the right, is a Delhi auto sporting one of the illustrations :)
Picture courtesy: Going to school.

Sunday, August 16, 2015


Cover for Rohini Chowdhury's english translation 'Chandrakanta'. Originally written in Hindi by Devaki Nandan Khatri,
it is considered to be the first work of prose in the modern Hindi language. 

Sunday, July 5, 2015

What's that Munch?

What's that Munch written and illustrated by me  for WonderBoxx as a part of the July box at

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Posters for the Justice Project films

Set of film posters designed The Justice Project. These films reflect on the nature of the relationship 
between law and justice and document the struggles of individuals and movements that emerge from
the strange ways in which  the law sometimes operates in the sub continent, in turn shedding light its 
unjustness. For information on the screenings go here.

Messy Baby (for Wonderboxx)

Messy Baby is a picture book  I illustrated for Wonderboxx. Head over to their website or facebook page if you have children between the ages of 1-8 who like to build things, read and love doing DIY stuff. This picture book which is part of wonderboxx's range, and has been written by the wonderful Vaani Arora.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Everyday Happiness Mantras

This came in the mail today. I luuuve making trees with
flowers and creepers. Title design by Maithili Doshi.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Grandma's bag of stories.. and more

Cover illustration and insides for three books by Sudha Murty published by Puffin. 

City tales for Oxford university press Pakistan

Here are images from a series of four books I illustrated for Oxford
University Press, Pakistan. Written by the wonderful Rumana Husain, the City
Tales series is a set of bilingual books based on the adventures of  two 
sisters Sonya and Aanya. Soumya Rajendran did a short interview about 
the collaboration with Rumana and me. You can read it here.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Eat the Sky Drink the Ocean

I'm glad to be part of this wonderful anthology of sci-fi and fantasy short stories and 
graphic narratives for young adults. Edited by Payal Dhar, Kirsty Murray and
Anita Roy, this book is a collaboration between Australian and Indian writers and
 illustrators. It's been published by Zubaan books in India, and the Australian edition 
which is due to be out in February 2015 has been published by Allen and Unwin
An illustration from the story I worked on, made it to the cover :-)
Kate Constable, a wonderful writer from Australia wrote a beautiful  piece 
for it called 'Swallow the moon'. I had such a good time illustrating it, and 
collaborating with her on it.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

2015 calendar

Handpainted illustrations for a client's company calendar. A reminder that the year is ending already!

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Video for breakthrough

I recently designed and animated this video for Breakthrough's #selfies for school campaign . You can watch the video in a higher resolution here (scroll down to see video link) Concept+production :Vaani Arora. Sound design: Aakash (Kshitij studios)

Monday, September 1, 2014


Sometimes, ideas one starts out with while designing covers, change drastically
towards the end of the process. Bystanders is a story about the lives  of 3 people,
and a large part of the story is set in the 1970's. I enjoyed figuring out
different styles for this cover. The 3rd option is what will  finally go to press. 

Friday, July 4, 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

The Talking tree

There's a new picture book that's out . 'The Talking Tree' published by 
Natraj publishers has been written by Sagari Chabbra.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Thinkling magazine

I've been illustrating for Thinkling, a brand new magazine for children . It's
a quarterly that's 2 issues old and has fantastic content that kids will love to
devour. These are covers I illustrated for the winter and summer issue. 

There's a lot to see and do if you read the magazine and Willabinka, Meera 
and Neil take you through it all!

There are also maps that will make you want to go places And lots 
of stuff for the foodies . To know more and to subscribe go to

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Recent covers: Inga and Gold mine

Two cover illustrations for westland books. I'm beginning to enjoy working on the wacom tablet a lot more these days

Thursday, March 20, 2014


Supriya Murthy from aalayam very kindly featured my work on their blog as their recently featured artist :) Do have a look at  

Thursday, February 27, 2014

INDIA: an alphabet ride

I've been working on 'India: An Alphabet Ride'  for the past year and the book is finally out now in book stores. Conceived
and written by Shallu Jindal, a renowned Kuchipudi danseuse, the book has been published by Natraj Publishers

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

I am Oscar

Sometimes, I'm lucky and get  to read really nice books when I have  to illustrate their covers . I thoroughly enjoyed reading this witty as well as heartbreaking (in parts) book by Ken Spillman . 

Tuesday, December 10, 2013