Deepika Mahalakshmi is a Chennai based highly motivated self-taught artist-freelancer and art therapist. She deeply enjoys painting and loves to experiment the different art forms. Her work is inspired by the bright hues and intricate designs of the Indian Folk Art. Deepika released a three book adult coloring series based on Indian Folk Art. She has also remained the guest speaker on stress management through art in various art therapy workshops. Varnikaa is the brand name of her art work.