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People who inspire me!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ChickyBoy37, Aug 24, 2012.

  1. ChickyBoy37

    ChickyBoy37 Well-Known Member

    Through out the years there has been countless people who have real creative talent most of which are really worth remembering! but the only few I can think that really inspireme to pursue my goals are both Jim Henson and Sheena Easton!
  2. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    On the puppet front:
    Jim Henson
    Shari Lewis
    Sid & Marty Krofft

    As far as cartooning, and drawing art is concerned:
    David Feiss
    John R. Dilworth
    Danny Antonucci
    Joe Murray
  3. ToonGeek

    ToonGeek Well-Known Member

    On The Puppet Front:
    Jim Henson
    Sid & Marty Krofft

    Animators That Inspire Me:
    Walt Disney
    Don Bluth
    Art Clokey
    Jim Jinkins
  4. CaseytheMuppet

    CaseytheMuppet Well-Known Member

    Jim Henson, Jerry Nelson, Dav Pilkey
  5. newsmanfan

    newsmanfan Well-Known Member

    Hector Berlioz, Ambrose Bierce, China Mieville, Brian Williams, Sam Neill. For various reasons. I find anyone who has the strength to keep chasing a dream despite the odds and the general stupidity of the unappreciative masses inspiring, and this would naturally include ALL of the Muppeteers.

  6. ProboSowa

    ProboSowa Well-Known Member

    Aside from Muppeteers, who are a given for anyone on here, the first one to come to my mind is John Muir for being someone that respected and helped preserve the environment for the future to admire.
  7. Vincent L

    Vincent L Well-Known Member

    Jim Henson
    Jerry Nelson

    Steve Jobs
    Richard Feynman
    Albert Einstein
  8. Xerus

    Xerus Well-Known Member

    Jim Henson was my most biggest inspiration. Other people who have inspired me to create my cartoons are....

    Richard Mueller who wrote for cartoons like Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, Darkstalkers, and The Real Ghostbusters.

    Scott Shaw! who did storyboards for Hanna-Barbera cartoons as well as DC comics.

    Tom Ruegger who wrote and helped create Tiny Toons, Animaniacs, Pinky and the Brain, and Animalia.

    Sid and Marty Krofft for their fantasy filled Saturday morning puppet shows.

    Voice actor Rob Paulsen who voiced neat characters like Yakko, Pinky, and many others.

    John and Faith Hubley who animated stuff for Sesame Street and the Electric Company like Letterman.

    And William Hanna and Joe Barbera who created wonderful characters like Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Scooby Doo, and The Flintstones.

    I wouldnt've created my webcomics without inspiration from all these talented people.
  9. vettech28

    vettech28 Well-Known Member

    Jim Henson-singing and dancing and being one of many lovers and dreamers
    John Denver-Music and nature
    Jerome Robbins-Dance

    Steve Irwin a.k.a. The Crocodile Hunter
    Chris and Martin Kratt from Kratts Creatures and Zaboomafoo (featuring Gord Robertson)
  10. Twisted Tails

    Twisted Tails Well-Known Member

    People who inspired me?

    John Denver - his music and nature of his songs
    Jim Henson - singing, danicing, and sometimes going through a life you'll never forget
    Jerry Nelson - hos songong, his characters always brighten up my day

    That's all I can think of.
  11. ChickyBoy37

    ChickyBoy37 Well-Known Member

    as of recent I want to add Weird Al Yankovic, Don Sahlin, Carrie Underwood, and Stephanie D'Abruzzo to my List.
  12. vettech28

    vettech28 Well-Known Member

    Dr. Seuss- his imagination and creativity
    Voice actors i.e. Rob Paulsen, Tara Strong, Billy West and others- just by being themselves
  13. ChickyBoy37

    ChickyBoy37 Well-Known Member

    That's basically why people like that inspire me! cause they enjoy doing what they do and they just be themselves!
  14. Eyeball

    Eyeball Well-Known Member

    rik mayall
    david tennant
    matt smith
    matthew perry

    because these guys are awesome and just inspire me to seize the day and to never give up.
  15. fozzieisfunny

    fozzieisfunny Well-Known Member

    Jim Henson is my biggest inspiration, but I will add a couple more:

    Frank Oz, because he's been working for about 50 years, and that's been a true gift.
    Jerry Nelson, because his singing is awesome.
    Dav Pilkey, because his books are so silly, and he has inspired me in my fan fiction.
    Dave Goelz, because he performs one of my favorite characters, Gonzo.
    Richard Hunt, because he seemed like he was always very joyful and happy.
    Moe Howard, because he gets to slap people. His job must've been fun.
    Larry Fine, because even though he cried a lot, he would always get his work done.
    Curly Howard, because he is so funny.
    Shemp Howard, because he is my favorite Three Stooge.
    Stan Laurel, because he is just so amazing, and he barely even speaks.
    Oliver Hardy, because he contributed to Stan Laurel, so that means he is awesome.
    Bud Abbott, because he plays a GREAT straight man.
    Lou Costello, because he just wanted to make people laugh, like the rest of ^^^^^^.
    Dr. Seuss, because his doodles could be really funny.
    Walt Disney, because I love his animation!!!

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