Thabo Tsolo aka ‘Plingo’ was born and raised in the South of Johannesburg. He is inspired by the city he lives in and is constantly expanding his creative knowledge using the city and its people as his reference.
He started out in a Fine Art discipline and later began illustrating professionally at the age of 17 whereby he made political cartoons for a local newspaper, exercising his satire muscle which eventually landed him an opportunity to publish his work on the Daily Maverick online newspaper and other media platforms.
A few years later he graduated from City Varsity where he attained a Diploma for Game Design and Animation. During his time in collage he upgraded his drawing skills where he learned how illustrate digitally and even better he learned how to bring his drawing to life through Animation and Game Design.