Favourite Visual Artist
George Bates, Marc Bohne, Victo Ngai, Susan Seddon Boulet, Cory Godbey, Lucien Levy-Dhurmer, Maxfield Parrish, Chagall, Goni Montes
The Lion King (among others)
Favourite TV Shows
Doctor Who and Firefly
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Coldplay, Goo Goo Dolls, Oasis, Imagine Dragons, Florence & the Machine, The Last Bison, Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard, Murray Gold, Alan Menken, David Newman, Danny Elfman, Jennifer Knapp, Paloma Faith, Snow Patrol, Jars of Clay, Onerepublic
"Understanding Comics" by Scott McCloud. If you have ever held the slightest interest in comics, find it now. Shortly behind that is the more practical "Making Comics" also by McCloud.
Tools of the Trade
Lately washable Crayola markers, Micron pens, Stabilo pens, colored pencils, watercolor pencils, glossy printer paper, clayboard, yupo paper, frisket, . . . I'm all over the place.