My friends call me "Prats" (short for Prateeti) . I am a Post Graduate in English Literature working as a Software Engineer in a reputed Indian company based in Calcutta . My interests include western classical music, paintings (both Indian and European) and , of course, literature. The last (though not the least) is not restricted to works in the English language alone.
Fond of painting ever since I was a child , I work mostly in watercolours and sometimes in crayons . I also use a combination of the two , as is required by my subject .
European paintings of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance are of special interest to me , the former for its stylistic achievements , and the latter for the sheer beauty of the human form.