Santanu Hazarika is an illustrator and doodle artist based in New Delhi. He gave up a career in engineering to become the first World Doodle Art Champion in 2014. Within a brief span of five years, Santanu has carved a name for himself in a niche world. He boasts of an impressive roster of clients such as Red Bull International, Adidas, Harper’s, NDTV, Ministry of Culture, Zoomcar and hip-hop artists Raftaar and Divine among others. He creates intricately detailed illustrations inspired by Japanese anime and loves to explore themes relating to Hindu mythology in his work. In addition, ‘live doodling’ and designing customized sneakers are some of his
creative pastimes. Santanu is the perfect example of a self-taught, independent artist who uses social media to reach his audience.
December 26, 2019