My name is Nayantara and I'm an illustrator and visual artist based out of Pune, India. I go by the name PastelStew to tell relatable, witty, and thought-provoking stories about mental health, gender, socio-cultural stereotypes, and everyday life through illustrations, animation, and short comics. You might find my work colourful, extremely detailed, playful and full of whimsy. It's intentional!
I am also a children's book illustrator and my work has been internationally published, recognised, and awarded.
Presenting my latest comic, Unfair and Loveless:
You can find Nayantara aka @pastelstew on Instagram and other social media.