I’m buried in work. I break for family time between 5-8, then back to work til 10-11p every night through April and hopefully not May, but we’ll see! Meanwhile, sharing these rejected character designs. I hope you have a lovely week!
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I’m overjoyed to share this announcement with you that my debut graphic novel PASHMINA will be adapted into an animated musical with Netflix. Gurinder Chadha and Ashok Amritraj are wonderful and I’m honored to have them take my work to new places. I’m a bit overwhelmed with the good news! Thank you to everyone […]
I’m exploring loose backgrounds. I love nature and gravitate towards those settings. I’m also working on comfort with the darkness that light creates – placing characters in shadow challenges me to let go of their importance (as story objects and as the parts of the drawing I spend the most time on). In essence, I […]
I don’t have a lot of time these days. So I ignore email, trust my instincts and draw direct in photoshop without sketching (!!) and try not to erase. Results will vary but this is how I want to push myself as an artist. I learn each time I finish something – inking 200 pages […]
I hope to see you this Sunday at Books Inc in Palo Alto! I’ll be reading my bilingual board book and signing.
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Jukebox idea, 2014 Jukebox pitch, 2016 I spent last fall thumbnailing my next graphic novel, Jukebox. It’s a story about two cousins, Tannaz and Shaheen, who find a jukebox that takes them back in time. The thumbnail manuscript is where a cartoonist lays out the story taking into account page layout, panels, page turns and […]