4. What artists do you admire?
In the traditional arts the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt, Edward Burne-Jones, John William Waterhouse, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Frederic Leighton and John Collier) as well as William Morris associated with the British Arts and Crafts movement. Visionaries like Alphonse Mucha, Arthur Rackham and Georges Méliès, among others.
The geniuses of the Renaissance such as Sandro Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Albrecht Dürer, Michelangelo Buonarroti, Donato Bramante and Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Other of my favorites are Vincent van Gogh, Auguste Renoir among others.
When it comes to literature, poetry, and dramaturgy, J.R.R. Tolkien, Jack Vance, Neil Gaiman, Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelley, Lord Byron, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, Abraham "Bram" Stoker, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Javier Negrete and William Shakespeare.
And how can we forget the masters of fantasy of our time such as Brian Froud, Jim Henson, Charles Vess and Guillermo del Toro.