Prabha Mallya is an editorial illustrator and comics creator. Her practice is usually focused on wildlife, natural history and conservation, with regular forays into drawing speculative dystopic futures and Internet culture-inspired modern-day hypotheticals. She has illustrated for The Wildings (Aleph), Beastly Tales from Here and There (Penguin) and The Jungle Books (Rupa) and other books, and has written and illustrated graphic stories for several comics anthologies. She is at her happiest when fussing around with inks and stubby pencils, and frequently has black fingernails.
Megha Vishwanath is a Bangalore-based freelance illustrator. Her commissioned works span magazines, book-covers, children’s book illustrations, digital paintings, comics, content for branding, graphic and web design. While up for most challenges, her current penchant is for imaginative realism, comics, scientific drawing and natural history. She also consults in technology for education with the Karnataka Learning Partnership.
Smitha is the co-founder of Wheekids, a home-learning system for preschoolers, designed to promote school readiness during the early years. Previously, she built and ran an illustration studio called Pencilsauce, providing design & illustration services for a wide range of customers across commercial, social and academic domains. She was also instrumental in building and nurturing Penciljammers, a community for artists which continues to host weekend sketch meets across cities in India. During her spare time, Smitha works with children in the autistic spectrum, and continues to illustrate and design for causes she believes make a difference.
Aindri works with sequential visual storytelling using a variety of mediums and tools to convey non-fiction. Notable projects include animations like ‘Our Oceans’ for World Economic Forum,’Know Your Rights!’ for Praxis Community Projects, London and self published comics such as Green Period
Archana Sreenivasan is a freelance illustrator based in Bangalore, India. Her illustrations can be found in magazines, children’s books, book covers and comics. She finds the natural world and people watching most inspiring and engaging.
Ananya Singh is an ecology enthusiast who hopes to amalgamate art and science, using design thinking to creatively educate and develop an appreciation of the natural world. For the last few years she’s worked with various environmental organizations, as a visual communicator and publication designer to spread the message of wildlife conservation.