Artist in the spotlight

Nirzara Verulkar

Nirzara is a children’s book illustrator. She also writes short stories and poems for children and young adults. Her storytelling and visual style focuses on nature, and relationships. She has worked with Pratham on books that simplify maths concepts. With Full Circle Books she has worked on a book called ‘Frogs who loved to sing’

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Sandhya Prabhat

Sandhya illustrates picture books for children, designs covers for books, and even creates stickers for chatting apps such as Instagram, Snapchat and Wechat! She also animates for television shows, films and short videos. At what age did you start drawing? I’ve been drawing since a very young age. My parents have drawings of mine from

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Satwik Gade

Satwik Gade is an illustrator and comics journalist. He has worked for several news publications like The Hindu and BuzzFeed. He has illustrated books for publishers like the boy who asked why, music for Joshua, Tara’s elephant and Billy chews, among others. We asked him at what age did he start drawing and he says

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Winning submissions for the Prompt – Courage

The girl who fought for every girl’s rights – story by Ahaana Makkar, 12 years Once there was a girl named Maya. She lived in a village with her sister,mother and father. She was 15 years old and very angry becauseshe wasn’t allowed to go to school. HerNita went to school as she was only

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Meet Habib Ali

Today we would like to introduce you to an artist who is still studying, just like you! Habib is studying to becomean artist in Gwalior but he has already illustrated formany story books and magazines. Infact his most recent picture book ‘Neel on Wheels’, got an award too. He told us that he started drawing when

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Professor Shubhshree Mathur

Today we are going to tell you about someone who has been making these fabulous original comics for you! Professor Shubhshree Mathur has been colouring and drawing since she was in the 3rd standard. Can you imagine deciding that early what you want to do with your life? She did. Her illustrations are like scenes

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The MatchBox Girl

Today i want to introduce you to one of my favourite artists in India. She is Sonal aunty and she draws beautiful images on… matchboxes! Yes that’s right. She is an artist, Illustrator and an animator, based in Mumbai. She loves illustrating for children as it takes her back to being a kid. She has worked

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