Well as a writer I first imagine the story and then the visual. So that way I know how to work with words. But I have never done so with images. Often when I see a strong visual I start imagining what went on behind the image & how it came into being. So when this challenge came up it was something I could relate to. As a matter of fact I wouldn’t even give away my 6 words to the writer, at first. It would be really interesting to just let the author see the images randomly not in any order and imagine what I might have thought about. That would be a real test of my illustration and how well we can communicate non verbally. Whether at all my pictures can speak a 1000 words or not. It might lead to wild imaginations and that would be fun.
I am largely self taught and have been working as a graphics artist, designer and visualizer for the
past 15 yrs. I have worked as a programmer to web designer, to animation and film designer,
anything that provided ample creative challenge to me. I worked with some NGO’s and
I am also a writer. I travel extensively and write travel stories. Recently I started writing short stories
for children. I published two short stories for teenagers. I am also a theater performer and a crafts
enthusiast. So I combine my interest and skill in making paper toys and stuff toys and theater to do
storytelling”, says Sangeeta)