Influence Map Meme Picture

1) Fantasy in general (from Urban to Heroic)
2) A Song of Ice and Fire by G.R.R. Martin (favourite fantasy series ever??)
3) Dragons
4) Gryphons
5) Literature in general
6) Fantasy maps (I love me some maps!)
7) Pre-raphaelites
8) Art Nouveau in general, Mucha in particular
9) Nature (Muse and Mother)
10) Science-fiction in general (sweet spot for Ursula LeGuin's work)
11) Avatar (well, yeah, it's awesome)
12) Love (and the Romantics in general)
13) Mythology in all its wonderful forms
14) Women (because females are beautiful and, well, I'm a woman so...?)

I could have added Dreams as well, because most of my storyverses and OCs derive directly from dreams I have had! But dreams belong to the realms of fantasy, sci-fi, romance, literature, and just about everything else on my map. I should have also added Darkness. Because the Dark Side has beautiful aspects to it, and is an integral part of who I am as a person and artist. Let's file that under the Romantics...

None of the art pics in this map belong to me!!!
All belong to their respective creators, past and present.

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