Pranati Panda is a Delhi based artist, initially trained in applied arts at the College of Art and Craft, Bhubaneswar and then at the Delhi College of Art. Her works in mix media and watercolour distort the scale of the pictorial elements to provoke grief and menace. She uses different motifs leading to one another creating an association within themselves. Her works are not illustrative or pretty but they are symbolic showing her inner feeling and mental disturbances. Her drawings are staked out in black and brown and even pinks; the easily flowing lines give dimensions and textures to the motifs done in fabric, seeds and watercolour. Pranati Panda completed her B.F.A in Applied Arts from B. K. College of Art and Craft, Bhubaneswar (1995) and her M.F.A in Applied Arts from Delhi College of Art, New Delhi. She has also done a course in 2D Animation from NIMT, Bhubaneswar in 1996.