Entries by Nidhi Chanani

Jukebox process

Thumbnails Inks Base colors Lighting + shading + magic ^_^ I’ve been making very slow progress on Jukebox over the past few weeks. I’ve lived with this story for over 2 years. I cannot wait to release it next year! While sharing some of my work with my graduate students at CCA, I realized it’s […]

India gate

We had a creative weekend and I had the chance to create a new coloring page available for free here. I will try to share more pages and activity sheets as we move forward. I will explore places and animals in each page. I hope you have a good Monday!

We will be fierce

I feel the message of this book now more than ever. My good friend from college, Joe Sampson, is a principal at a bay area elementary school.  Joe posted a video reading I will be fierce and it’s wonderful. It’s great for kids everywhere and honestly, adults too. In addition to the video, I also […]

Good things and calendars

We’re trying to focus on the good things during this strange time. More than ever, I feel like I’m always working between homeschool, work and household chores. However, the upside is a lot of wonderful family time. We’re trying to limit our news consumption and focus on the immediate positive experiences. When talking to my […]

Homeschool

It’s a little wild around here! I am excited to share some good news – my picture book deal with Viking Children’s books has been announced. WHAT WILL MY STORY BE? will be my debut as a picture book author AND illustrator. I cannot wait to share this story about fostering creativity and storytelling in […]

Coloring pages and songs

I’ve added more free coloring pages to my site as well as roped my mother-in-law, Teacher Bernie, who has 40+ years of preschool experience into sharing some of her favorite songs on youtube! There are also some drawing demos there and I hope to add more in the coming days. Providing resources to help folks […]

Drawing demos and more

I want to share some resources for folks, like us, are going into at least 3 weeks of homeschool and isolation due to the pandemic. I also recorded a few drawing demos and a read aloud that are available on my youtube. I also added a free unicorn coloring page to my free downloads page. […]

This weekend

Due to unforeseen circumstances I will be unable to make my appearance this weekend at Disney’s Wonderground Gallery. Please check my events page for updates on upcoming events. As always, you can shop my everyday love art prints, pillows and totes online. As well as my books. Thank you for your support and understanding.