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Influence Map by jinnyhinkle Influence Map by jinnyhinkle
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I finally took the time and put together one of these things...

1) Sonic the Hedgehog - I spent most of my childhood tracing official sonic art from the game cases, posters, comics, etc.
I was known as the "Sonic artist" in grade school. I still like Sonic but I'm happy to say that I no longer trace.

2) My Neighbor Totoro / Studio Ghibli - This movie was my favorite thing to watch when I was really young. It's still my favorite from Ghibli.

3) Sly Cooper - This, Sonic Adventure 2 Battle, and Kingdom Hearts are the games I've played more times than I can remember.

4) Back to the Future - Part I and II are my favorite movies out of anything else.
I also am a fan of Jaws, Jurassic Park, and other Steven Spielberg movies.

5) Walt Disney Animation Studios - I mean, come on. Who isn't influenced by it?

6) Nico Marlet & Kung Fu Panda - I watch the movies mainly for Nico Marlet's designs, but the rest of it is pretty great too.

7) Fred Moore & The Brave Little Tailor - My favorite Disney artist and short. Fred had a way with design that always made it appealing.

8) Andreas Deja - More than his art and animation, what I really love about Deja is his dedication to the medium. His blog is an amazing resource.

9) Eric Goldberg - Like Andreas, I love Eric's animation and his dedication. His book was the first animation book I read.

10) Sam Nielson - It was hard to narrow down artists, but Sam has been a long time favorite of mine.

11) Chris Sanders - His art is just delicious. I don't know how else to put it.

12) Glen Keane
SharpDressedReptile Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
some good stuff here :D
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