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I've been wanting to do this for a while 8D It was fun!

Nature: I have dreamed since I was a wee gal about living in a forest filled with bubbling streams, beautiful trees and animals. (in my dream there are no spiders. I obviously could never live in the wild since I hate getting my hands dirty). I just love beautiful scenery.
Animals: They are cute. All of them. Even the ugly ones. :B They are all so interesting. Also cats.
Japan: Iíve always wanted to visit Japan (and not just because visiting the pokemon center is on my bucket list), I adore their culture, the weird parts and the traditional parts. Itís a beautiful country.
Animation: I donít think I could ever be an animator, I lack that kind of discipline. But the cartoonish style has always appealed to me, and as an art form and media form it has produced some of the most amazing visuals and characters ever created. (anime has been lacklustre as of late but its still an influence).
Concept art: I would actually love to get into concept art if I can, and looking at concept art from games and movies is really inspiring. The How to Train your dragon is especially good for examples of character design. The other one pictured there is from ĎSurfís Upí, I enjoyed the movie enough, but I came across some of itís concept art recently and its gorgeous, look it up.
Scott Pilgrim: Brilliant comic, brilliant movie. I aspire to make something as cool as this one day. I also like the style itís drawn in; itís unique for its genre.
Video Games: In story, characters, and visuals, it inspires and influences me. Yoshiís Island especially, perfection in platforming.
Vaporotem :iconvaporotem: : She got me into drawing seriously. (well, as serious as you can as an 11 year old) and I owe my style largely to her. Her wacky expressions and humour inspired me.
Purple Kecleon :iconpurplekecleon: : Her use of colour is perfect, and I love her organic painting style, and the fact that she can do it so quickly, so perfectly, is envious.
Lois Van Baarle :iconloish: : Sheís been a huge influence on me lately, not just her beautiful artwork and pin ups, but the way she conducts herself and her business, and the success she has had.
Movies: Ditto the video game section. (Say what you will about Avatar, from the standing point of an artist, it is incredible).
Deviantart: All of you fine people inspire and influence me. 8)
Tumblr: Not just good for giggles, but some amazing art and photography come out of this site.
Pokemon: My first fandom. It has shaped my life. Everything is Pokemon.
Sonic: My second fandom and what influenced me for many years (for better or worse, I really wish I had focused on drawing humans for a bit at least, damn hedgehog anatomy).
Chris Sanders :iconalohalilo: : He created Lilo and Stitch and How to Train your Dragon, two of my favourite movies, and I am a huuuuge fan of his character design work and general drawing style.
Nintendo: There are a lot of games from them that influenced me (Zelda, Paper Mario, Yoshi, Star fox, etc).
Portal: Amazing game. The writing is what influences me the most, humorous, dark, witty and epic all at once. Character design (what little of it there is) is inspiring as well, very intelligent.
Loki: Who is not influenced by Tom Hiddlestonís face. No one. Thatís who.

** I own none of the art pictured here **
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CrystalBreeze77 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014
<3  <3
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ZoDy Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012   General Artist
You forgot to add ZoDy amongst that list B: I MADE YOU!!! ... But still excellent inspirations : ] I can relate to many of them, infact I may have a bash at this meme myself : D
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mmishee Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I would have put you on there, but it would have been so huge that there would be no room for any other pictures D:

You should, its pretty fun! X3
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ZoDy Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012   General Artist
Your damn right I influenced you! :iconjamesonplz: I HAVE SO MUCH INFLUENCE OVER EVERYONE HERE!!
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vaporotem Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Professional General Artist
Ahhhhh i'm very glad you see me as an influence and the one who got you into drawing ;w; That is a sweet honor, Thank you <3
Also, many of your influences are the ones i have haaa :'D :heart:
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mmishee Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
No probs :D Your expression work has always inspired the hell out of me :heart:
Ah really? Which ones? :D
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vaporotem Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional General Artist
I believe concept art, video games, pokemon and other cartoons, Chris Sanders, Deviantart and nature are my biggest choices too ;w;
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mmishee Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Oh wow thats a lot XD I dont get influenced directly by many artists (outside of Deviantart i mean), but Chris Sanders is just brilliant :D So talented.
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vaporotem Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional General Artist
I just can't get enough of the way he draws legs/hands/bodies @@
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mmishee Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I know right! The thing that distinguishes his style the most to me, and how I can recognise his influence in movies, is the way he draws his arms. They're all so pudgy and thick and adorable *_* I just love it.
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felousefarnayne Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
lots of inspirations there really lovely to know what influenced you in your life n_n
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mmishee Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Yeah I find it interesting to see each person's version of this 8)
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ChrisTheKitty Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
Looks awesome. =)
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Super-Metal-Sonic Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
interasting
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Wazzlecoon Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I dont know..... I don't find Loki's face to be THAT inspiring
just kidding XD i have no crush on him but the actors face is very intersting

but i will agree with you about that hedgehog anatomy
i may not be a full blown artist yet (hopefully i will be someday) but hedgehogs and mobian anatomy in general has kinda taken over my art style
and now i find human faces to be jerks cus of there difficulty

however it has done me some good i will admit that
beck when i started drawing hedgehogs i drew their bodies based of human anatomy with a neck and all that
this helped me get very good at human bodies
but their heads and eyes eluded me till i began to try out manga
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mmishee Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Mmm it does you no good in the long run certainly, the same can actually be said for manga in some ways, so beware of that. What I mean is that you only draw a certain type of person, and always with the same features, since manga tends to always have the same eyes and same noses and same face shapes.

These are great tutorials for learning facial anatomy and ways to make each person different: [link] [link]
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Wazzlecoon Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow these are awesome thank so much

I will agree both it has hurt me in the long run like you said
Plus I had no talent for the style of eyes or head, it just never turned out right
And in this recent year I've been trying out a more disney style
So far it's kinda failing but I think the tutorials u sent me will help a lot^^
But it has done me some good
Before I drew manga I told myself I couldn't draw poeple
Drawing manga proved me
And I think for the poeple who have the talent for it they turn it into some of the most beautiful stories and drawings I've ever seen
And i don't think I'll give it up
I just won't concentrate my energies on it
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mmishee Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
no problem, the artist has a bunch more tutorials like that 8)

Well you seem like your on the right track! 8) Keep working at it!
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Wazzlecoon Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks I really appreciate your advice
And I will^^
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mmishee Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
No problem ^_^
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