I’ll add more to this post as I go along; this is stuff that just evolves out of doodles and accidental marks on paper. I find it’s interesting to build up layers of pen marks and watercolours/ copic markers and let the two inform each other. So if I see a shape forming in marker, […]
There are times when work just flows, and times when self- consciousness or pressure paralyses you. It’s very much like having a case of nerves before a big match or performance of some sort. Thankfully there are ways to work your way out of the rut; practical, methodical steps that are guaranteed to revive confidence. […]
It’s the Mnemosyne blank A4 notebook by Maruman, a Japanese make rarely seen in this part of the world. But it’s so, so good. Everything about the notebook oozes quality, from the smooth hard covers to the incredible paper quality inside. The surface of each page is so smooth that even the fussiest of pens […]
These are some concept sketches and poster designs I did for a screenwriter making his pitch for a supernatural anthology series based on Indian mythology. It’ll likely go into pre-production later this year and air on Netflix or Amazon India.
So my mentor in Bombay suggested that I try drawing without studying too much, so that I learn to commit shapes and movement and values to memory. The better my visual memory muscle, the faster I’ll improve. Elsewhere, on a handy YouTube video, the instructor recommended drawing in ink as it forces you to be […]
Okay, we have a mostly calm, quiet sea of rumours and theories and leaks ahead of us before Season 8. Before that inevitable storm of a season, I just want to take some time out to appreciate a character who has, in my opinion, been rather undervalued on the show. Let’s talk about Meera Reed. […]
These are a part of my storyboard training. It’s really fun, we get to write our own scripts and work at boarding them, and it’s been a good challenge. Professional board artists work at a rate of 20-50 sketches per day which is nuts, but I’m slowly creeping up on managing about 10 a day […]