Hi! I’m Ashwin Chacko

I’m a positively playful, award winning author- illustrator and motivational speaker. I specialises in positively playful, visual storytelling to bring joy and encouragement. 

My mission is to champion creativity and empower people to find their inner spark through: 

Motivational Talks  |  Books  |  Videos  |  Workshops

I am interested in uncovering the social interactions that drive culture. I seek to capture these moments in bold lines & shapes. 

My compositions focus on a strong use of characters intermingled with typography and patterns. I like to describe my work as “positively playful.”

I develop and design conceptual illustrations for advertising campaigns, products, packaging, editorial, children’s books and one off commissions from around the world.

Book Include: Keep At It, Little Optimist, A little book About Justice, Everybody Feels Fear, What Wondrous Shapes We Are, What do you think?, Wild City (An Post Irish Book of the year jr. shortlist), I Am The Wind (Winner of the Childrens SeniorAn Post Irish Book of the year)


Awarded: Facbook Artist Residency , Adobe Creative Residency. IDI Shortlist for Illustration 2022 & 2023, Winner of Childrens Senior An Post Book of the Year 2023      

Highlight your story

A simple illustration is a great way to convey a complex or abstract concept in a quick & impactful way. It also has the added bonus of making your brand look unique & more personable, ensuring that you stand out from the crowd.

Talk to your tribe

Visual storytelling allows you to connect with your tribe emotionally, illustrations have a way of personalising your brand, making it feel like a conversation, allowing your voice to become easier to recognise.



Creative Consulting

Creative Workshops


Creative Direction


Animated Gifs

Motivational Speaking


Press Pack

I am happy to be interviewed. 😁

If you need pictures of my work and products you can find them here