Here is a list of Artists, Illustrators, Animators, Visual Storytellers, etc. that have inspired me into choosing for an Illustrated & Animated Storytelling education, that I am currently inspired by, or have been inspired by and have effected me in the past.
Tim Burton is an American film director, producer, writer, and artist.
He is the creator of some of my favorite movies such as The Nightmare Before Christmas , Corpse Bride , Beetle Juice , Alice in Wonderland , Charlie and the Chocolate Factory , Sleepy Hollow , 9 , Into the Looking Glass & Edward Scissorhands.
Gorillaz is a virtual British band and multimedia project created by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett.
I like them for their Animations/ Anime and Animatics, use of multimedia and typical style.
Chantal Dingjan (my mom) is a Dutch Illustrator, character designer and visual storyteller. She mostly makes graphite art, digital art, mixed media art & illustrates children books.
Behemot is an Illustrator.
David L is a Spanish Graffiti Artist.
WD Wild Drawing
Boyishmind is an Illustrator.
Petunia is an Illustrator and Writer.