Favourite Visual Artist
Too many to list.
Conan the Barbarian, Cable guy, Goonies, Star Wars IV, V, & VI, Chronicles of Riddick, Terminator 2, Spirited Away...the list goes on
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
NIN, Ministry, Pantera, KMFDM, White Zombie, Marilyn Manson...etc.
The Name of the Wind, The Prince of Thorns trilogy, The Game of Thrones to name a few.
Patrick Rothfuss, Mark Lawrence, George R. R. Martin...always open for suggestion
Tools of the Trade
Pencil and paper, Photoshop