mid century japanese

Influence list (updated 2014-2015)

1. Akihiko Yoshida – contemporary Japanese illustrator, Final Fantasy’s Ivalice titles
2. Alfons Mucha – early 20th Century Czech painter, famous for art nouveau posters
3. Arthur Rackham – early 20th Century English book illustrator
4. Babs Tarr – contemporary comic book artist and illustrator, Batgirl
5. Brandon Graham – contemporary comic book artist, Island, Muliple Warheads
6. Chéri Hérouard – early 20th Century French poster artist
7. Chihiro Iwasaki – mid-20th Century Japanese children’s book illustrator
8. Claire Wendling – contemporary French illustrator
9. Colleen Doran – contemporary comic book author and artist, A Distant Soil
10. Edmund Dulac – early 20th Century French book illustrator
11. Egon Schiele – early 20th Century Austrian painter, Klimt’s protégé
12. Elenore Abbott - early 20th Century American book illustrator
13. Elizabeth Shippen Green – early 20th-century illustrator
14. Gennady Novozhilov – late 20th century illustrator and concept artist
15. George Kamitani – contemporary Japanese digital artist, Vanillaware
16. Gustaf Tenggren – early 20th Century Swedish-American book illustrator
17. Gustav Klimt – early 20th century Austrian symbolist painter
18. Harry Clarke – early 20th Century book Irish illustrator
19. Greg Tocchini – contemporary illustrator and comic book artist
20. Heinrich Lefler – early 20th Century German book illustrator, art nouveau
21. Ivan Bilibin – early 20th Century book Russian illustrator
22. J.C. Leyendecker – early 20th Century American illustrator
23. Jacob Wyatt – contemporary comic book artist and illustrator, Necropolis
24. James Jean – contemporary Taiwanese-American painter and illustrator
25. Jen Wang – contemporary comic book author and artist, Coco Be Good
26. John Singer Sargent – early 20th Century American draughtsman and painter
27. Kathe Kollwitz – early to mid-20th Century German illustrator
28. Kay Nielsen – early to mid-20th Century Danish illustrator notable for working for Disney
29. Kevin Wada – contemporary illustrator, comics cover artist
30. Kinu Nishimura – contemporary Japanese illustrator employed by Capcom
31. Kosuke Fujishima – contemporary Japanese illustrator and comic book artist, penning Ah! My Goddess and designing for Namco’s Tales series
32. Kris Anka – contemporary comic book artist employed by Marvel
33. Leo and Diane Dillon – contemporary American illustrators (a married couple and illustration team)
34. Lily Hoshino – contemporary illustrator and comic book artist
35. Lois Van Baarle – contemporary illustrator
36. Marguerite Sauvage – contemporary illustrator and comic book artist
37. Masaki Hirooka – contemporary Japanese illustrator, Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia
38. Matayoshi – contemporary Japanese illustrator.
39. Maxfield Parrish – early 20th century illustrator
40. Mildred Louis – contemporary comic book artist and author, Agents of the Realm
41. Natalie Hall – contemporary illustrator
42. N.C. Wyeth – early 20th century American illustrator, Brandywine school
43. Pasqual Ferry – contemporary Spanish illustrator and comic book arist
44. Pavel Tatarnikov – contemporary illustrator
45. Pete Hawley – late 20th century illustrator, Jantzen ads
46. Ron Wimberly – contemporary comic book artist, Prince of Cats
47. Rose O’Neill – early 20th Century American illustrator, creator of the Kewpies
48. Rumiko Takahashi – contemporary comic book artist, Inuyasha, Lum Invader
49. Ryan Sook – contemporary American illustrator and comic book artist
50. Sachin Teng – contemporary illustrator
51. Sara Pichelli – contemporary Italian illustrator and comic book artist
52. Saskia Gutekunst – contemporary illustrator and concept artist
53. Sergio Toppi – recently deceased late 20th century Italian illustrator
54. Severino Baraldi, contemporary Italian illustrator
55. Sophie Campbell – contemporary comic book artist, Jem, TMNT
56. Stuart Immonen – contemporary Canadian illustrator and comic book artist
57. Svetlin Vassilev – contemporary illustrator living in Greece
58. Travel Foreman – contemporary American illustrator and comic book artist
59. Trina Schart Hyman – recently deceased American children’s book illustrator
60. Tomer Hanuka – contemporary illustrator
61. Vicki Tsai (vickisigh) – contemporary illustrator
62. Warwick Goble – early 20th century English illustrator
63. Winsor McCay – early 20th century American illustrator and cartoonist, Little Nemo
64. Yamada Uduki – contemporary Japanese illustrator
65. Yoshitaka Amano – contemporary Japanese painter and illustrator, Final Fantasy games