EP 129 . 26 Jun 19

Illustrating human figures

With Priyanka Karyekar

In the episode

  • What is the most fascinating thing about illustrating human figures? What are your learnings so far in the discovery phase?
  • Your more recent work is towards depicting women in your illustrations. What is the story behind it?
  • What are your thoughts on making illustrations of real-life figures which are not really like Raja Ravi Verma’s paintings of god and goddesses?
  • You have tried to revive a few national heroes by giving them a contemporary look through your illustrations. Can you tell us the thought behind it?
  • What according to you is the biggest challenge while illustrating human characters? What is the artistic block one can get and then how to overcome it?

About Priyanka Karyekar

Today I have Priyanka Karyekar with us on Audiogyan. She is a full-time Graphic Designer & illustrator and has been doing editorial, book, merchandising branding, and packaging design for various clients. Her illustration style is simple, a mix of type and drawings and playing around with few textures. She is currently based out of Pune. Although she has a huge body of work in illustration, this Audiogyan tries and documents her love for illustrating human figures which her own distinct style.