My Influencers

Here is a random list of the people who have influence and inspired me through the years. More to come.

Artists:
Gerald Murphy
Shepard Fairey (Obey Giant)
Gary Taxali
A.M. Cassandre (Adolphe Jean-Marie Mouron)
Simon Stålenhag (Tales From The Loop)
Ernie Barnes (paintings in Good Times TV Show)
Frank Kelly Freas (Scifi artist)
Bradley W Schenck
Steven Cavalieri
Ed Roth (Rat Fink)
Chris Cooper (Coop)
Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes)
Stan Lee (Spider-man and Marvel)
Todd McFarlane (Spawn)
Jake Parker
Dave Guertin and Greg Baldwin (Creature Box)
Yukito Kishiro (Alita Battle Angel)
Joe Benitez (Lady Mechanika)

Designers:
Frank Lloyd Wright
Jonathan Ive
Barbara Kruger
Saul Bass
Paul Rand
Josef Müller-Brockmann
April Greiman
Steven Heller (design writer)
Hillman Curtis
Aaron Draplin
Andy Cruz / Rich Roat / Ken Barber / Adam Cruz / Luong Nguyen – (House Industries)
Edward Triggs (college professor)
David C. Mackenzie (college professor)
Melissa Grimes (college professor)

Photographers:
Wendy Woodruff-Wezensky
Walker Evans
Ansel Adams

Writers:
James S. A. Corey
Philip K Dick
Isaac Asimov
HG Wells
Jules Verne
Ray Bradbury
Harper Lee
Truman Capote
Alfred Tennyson

Film Directors, Designers and Effect Makers:
Alfred Hitchcock
Tim Burton
Hayao Miyazaki
Ray Harryhausen  (Stop Motion King)
George Barris (Hollywood Car Maker)
Robert Kinoshita (Robby the Robot designer)
Ralph McQuarrie (Star Wars)
Doug Chiang (Robota and Star Wars)
Syd Mead (Blade Runner and Tron)

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