The Hero’s Journey of Happy Pareek

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

I really enjoy my work and it gives me purpose. with my work I can create the 3d digital representation of any object or surface using 3d computer graphics. And I want to create models for gaming industry, and with the constant advances in technology, more and more people are looking to implement quality 3D models pretty much everywhere.

What is my idea of happiness?

Happiness is eternal, when ordinary moment causes pure joy that is happiness. Forget about everything that feels like a problem and do something that seems like fun. Happiness is also closely related to the satisfaction. Sometimes idea of happiness is creating some alone time and sitting in the nature- under a tree, or on a mountain feeling the wind, sunshine or even the rain.

What is my greatest fear?

Ironically, your greatest fear is not something to be feared. Fear is a natural part of life and all fears have a source that can be discovered and overcome. And I always try to overcome my fears. 

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?

Trusting people easily.

Which living persons in my profession do I most admire?

There are many artists who has inspired me with their work, john sweeny is one of them and his work in naughty dog’s post-apocalyptic “The last of us” is really amazing and admirable. And Mike Hermes, He has really helped me a lot although he doesn’t know it.

What is my greatest extravagance?

Perfumes, Video Games, and sometimes shoes.

On what occasion would I lie?

Lying is something that has do be done on depending the situation. It’s morally acceptable to lie when a falsehood protects someone from physical or emotional harm.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

It’s a very long process, and sometime if you make a mistake and you don’t look into it, you will have to start again from scratch because it gets quite messy.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

When I was doing internship, it was really a very good time, where I started to learn how to work as a 3D artist with others and other than this, I learned many things which really helps me in my work. I had really great time there with my colleagues also everybody was really very supportive.

If I could, what would I change about myself?

break the bad habits and replace it with a good one.

What is my greatest achievement in work?

I created a game from scratch and it was my first achievement which was my greatest because after this I really got inspired to create more and more games and to learn more about the arts that we use in a game and it was the first step for me to work for what I am passionate about.

Where would I most like to live?

Mumbai, Himachal Pradesh or Jaipur.

What is my most treasured possession?

A Watch and my Bike.

What is my most marked characteristic?


What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

Almost wherever I go I just think of creating that place or environment with real time 3d graphics, and here in India there are many places and especially historical places like there are forts, Rivers, and ancient buildings which I would love to create for a game world. For an artist like me I guess inspiration is everywhere I go, even my room inspires me. I imagine how it will look in a horror type of game.

What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city?

Bigies: Burger, they really serve delicious burgers and there is a restaurant called Nafees it’s really good for soups and very tasty dishes.

What books influenced my life and how?

The power of myth by Joseph Campbell: the book started me on a spiritual journey to find out the special quality inside of me. It’s a book that makes you discover yourself. And mostly I read books because they influence me and give me ideas to write the game stories.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

Listening to music is my one of favorite things to do, and on the last day I would like to listen to artists like Post Malone, the weekend, g-Eazy, and I also would like to listen to some jazz, piano and country music too.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?

Batman, Darth Vader (Star Wars), and Yoda (Star Wars).

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

The true heroes are the men and women who give selflessly of their time and compassion and even their money to help someone else and in doing so expect nothing in return and other than that It’s Christian Bale.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?

Star-wars: A new Hope, The Shawshank Redemption, Ford vs Ferrari, and The Prestige.

What role plays art in my life and work?

Art surrounds life, without us being aware of it. It is a huge part of our culture, which shape our ideas and vice-versa and provide us with a deeper understanding of emotions, self-awareness and more. Art can make a community more beautiful. In my life art affects in me in a positive way, making me feel happier, calmer, and even inspired to do something.

What do the words ‘You are the storyteller of your own life’ to me?

Our identities and experiences are constantly shifting, and storytelling is how we make sense of it.

You are the storyteller of your own life; you have the leading role and get to determine how you interact with others. We can allow the events of our life to write our story for us or we can change the story as we like and we can create our own happy ending desires.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

My sister Roshni, and Karen Kaleb she’s always my partner in crime and my Friends.

Which people or companies would I like to work with in 2021?

D-neg, 88Pictures, Redefine, Ubisoft, EA Arts, The Walt Disney, Griptonite games.

Which people in my profession who can make a real difference in my creative career would love to meet in 2021?

Mike Hermes, Shaddy shafadi, Noah Bradley, Caleb perish, Daniel bel, Daniel Dociu, Rollin’ wild and Victor Hugo.

What project, in 2021, am I looking forward to work on?

Right now, I’m working on two games the first one is my personal project for 2021 and I guess it would be completed before December 2021. And the other is a project where I am working on MOD of The Elder Scrolls-Skyrim (Thras) with a team who has a lot of amazing artists and I’ve personally learned a lot from those people.

Where can you see me or my work in 2021?

I don’t use any social sites but if anybody wants to see my work, they can see it on Art station, Reddit, or LinkedIn.

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?

I like to use the word passion interchangeably with words like determination, conviction and love. passion is a strong desire that can get you to do amazing things. A desired fueled by passion will bring about the greatest results in your life. Passion can push you through difficult times because you don’t care what it takes to become better. The secret to living the dream is hidden in our passions and what we do because of them.

Which creative heroes should Peter invite to tell their story?

Vishesh Shrivastava.

How can you contact me?

You can contact me on Gmail: or you can check my work at Art-station: busyroaster/Happy Pareek and LinkedIn: Happy Pareek.

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