The Brush Mileage’ is a fascinating life story of the struggles and triumphs of an extraordinary painter-illustrator. Artist Paranjape’s artistic journey unfolds through his captivating narrative. He focuses on the development of the ‘artist within’ right from childhood through the most prolific time of his career, and how classical music became an integral part of his soul and personality. Artist Paranjape is as skilled with words as he is with the brush. He endearingly talks about his parents and idols, and of how his upbringing in the Paranjape family’s beautiful hometown of Belgaum shaped his life. He daringly writes about his deepest fears and disappointments and the lessons he learnt along the way. Stressing on the importance of virtuous learning and ethical practices, ‘The Brush Mileage’ transcends storytelling, giving hope and direction to aspiring individuals in any field, through the principle of ‘the design-based culture’ indoctrinated by Artist Paranjape.