Process of designing story books and illustrations (Marathi)

Episode69 . Wed, 16 May 2018

Featuring: Samidha Gunjal

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What is the biggest responsibility while working on art related to children?

What is the importance of stories narrated through visuals in a child life? How does it effect the upbringing? Do all stories have to have a moral?

How much liberty one can / should have while depicting stories through visual medium. Can you share any case study which has positively impacted or negatively impacted children?

How much deviation can one have as a story teller from the original story? How do you know the story which you are telling is true?

What is your process of working on any project? Do you have a style in mind and pick a story or the story dictates a style? How does it work?

What is the future of stories, story books in India?

About Samidha Gunjal

Illustrator of story books

Samidha Gunjal is an illustrator and animator with distinct drawing style of her own. After doing her Masters in Design with a specialization in Animation from IDC, IIT Bombay, she is now working as a freelance artist mainly into illustrations, 2D animation, comic art and painting. Her work is mainly geared toward children’s book and aspires to be a story teller through her art.