Pa Hsia

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2012 Jun 20, 18:27:11 Last Edit: 2012 Jul 10, 17:06:39 by Pa_Hsia
Hi there, I'm Pa (AKA Plant-kun).

I'm one of the concept artists for Legends of Equestria; I specialise in environments, although I have been known to dabble with NPC design.

I like long walks and listening to the rain ... sorry, wrong bio.

I came to Brony-dom via the Cheezburger network, of all things. Scrolling through the comments, a lot of people were arguing about the relative merits of MLP. I decided to watch an episode ('just one, mind you. Oh, it's a two-parter, well okay then. Two. Maybe one one more')... you know how it goes. Some time later, I saw an ad for concept artists on Equestria Daily, and the rest, as they say, is history.

I get bored easily, so I have several hobbies: I'm training in the Korean martial art of Tang Soo Do, learning to play the harp and ocarina, practising my writing and storytelling, painting characters from my novel (a constant work in progress), learning German, reading and thinking about philosophy and mythology, learning about science and the universe, and I've recently been inspired to make my own plushies.
When I write it out like that, that's a lot of hobbies O:
On top of all of that, I work full-time as a software tester (which isn't even as interesting as it sounds), take illustration commissions and do the occasional fine art painting.

One day, I'd like to get my novel published (got to finish it first!), have my own gallery show and run a marathon.

Best pony: Tied between Zecora and Derpy Hooves
Best people (influences and heroes): My Dad, Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Albert Einstein, Leonardo daVinci, Raegan Chastain, Lupa, Juniper Jeni, William Blake, JMW Turner, Caravaggio, James Gurney, Petar Meseldzija, Jeff Jones, Frank Frazetta, and lots and lots of other artists
Best music: classical, jazz, metal, operatic/classical metal, 80s/hair metal, 80s pop, whatever you call what Emperor Norton's Stationary Marching Band play, and Steampunk music
Best authors: Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Herge, Patrick Rothfuss
Best films: Inception, A Single Man, Spirited Away, Batman Begins, the Lion king, Mulan, the Rescuers, Ratatouille, Wall-E, Bolt

I've made some great, albeit strange, friends in the team, and I'm looking forward to seeing everypony's reactions when the game's finally finished.
Until then, I'll be over here, drawing.
Pinkie Pie got a job in a clock factory - she spent all day making faces

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