Sunday, August 5, 2012

Poster for the Avalokiteśvara Trust

Poster,logo and banner for the Avalokiteśvara Trust. Do visit their facebook page . One of the key projects currently run under the umbrella of the Avalokiteśvara Trust is FOUNTAIN OF LEARNING Fountain of Learning a.k.a FOL, is an initiative to nurture and educate children in isolated villages of Ladakh. For the year 2012, FOL is setting up libraries in Ladakh, the remote ice desert region of the Himalayas. Get in touch with them at in case you would like to contribute some children's books or help in other ways. You will make some very sweet children very happy :)

Sunday, July 29, 2012

The Pao Anthology

The Pao Anthology brought out by an initiative of the Pao collective is going to be available at book stores in a couple of weeks . So, watch out for a book with this gem of a cover illustrated by the inimitable Orijit Sen Now why would you not pick up a book with a cover like that . You can also order it on flipkart  soon. I collaborated with the wonderful writer and  poet Salil Chaturvedi on his equally wonderful story called 'The Pink'. Here are a few pages for you to sample .

Saturday, June 30, 2012

This book makes no sense!

Two pages and the cover of an upcoming title by scholastic . 
This totally relevant, irreverant book of nonsense has 
been edited by Michael Heyman.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

366 words in Delhi for Fun OK Please

Two illustrations for '366 words in Delhi' . A book for kids about
the important landmarks in Delhi. The second illustration was one
of the first trials done for the book and was ultimately used in a different way

Monday, April 30, 2012

illustrations for natural justice

Illustrations for South Africa based Natural Justice ;

 Lawyers for Communities and the Environment is a 
non-profit organization,that aims to  facilitate the 
full and effective participation of Indigenous 
peoples and local communities in the 
development and implementation of laws and 
policies that relate to the conservation and 
customary uses of biodiversity and the
 protection of associated cultural heritage. 
 The document for which the 
illustrations were done can be seen at

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Tamil new year promo for discovery networks

Music once again by the 'oh so brilliant' Bindumalini.
Do go to to listen to some of her music .
Her really awesome album sunobhai can be purchased
 from flipkart.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

When Ali became Bajrangbali

Here are pages from a Tulika book I recently illustrated. This delightful
 story has been written by Devashish Makhija . This is one spunky
simian we have here !

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Whispers in the classroom, voices on the field

Here's a cover for 'Whispers in the classroom, voices on the field ' an
anthology for school stories published by wisdom tree. Disclaimer : This
isn't the final cover that was used. Below is my first piece of published
writing( well ..sort of writing) an account of what school was like for me.
Do right click the images and select 'open in new tab' to view the 
writing properly !

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Grandma's Bag of Stories - Sudha Murty

Two options for the cover illustration of Sudha Murty's book . The one  on
the left is the final cover.

And here are a few black and whites done for the insides.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Pratham Books calendar 2012

Here are a  few illustrations I made for the Pratham books calender 2012. 
Do buy one if you can . All proceeds from the calendar sale will be used to buy books for Pratham Books Champions’ , who in turn will spread the joy of reading to children in their communities. Your gesture will thus bring us closer towards our mission of putting “a book in every child’s hand”!

Monday, January 2, 2012

Pongal promo for discovery networks

A quick pongal promo for discovery networks(Tamil Nadu)
The really cool track was done by Bindhumalini