A shortlist of creative influences

Discovered and enjoyed raptly in my teens, these creative geniuses still hold great influence in my life and the creative work I dream to pursue.

  • David Lynch (film)
  • Luc Besson (film)
  • Clive Barker (film)
  • Frank Black (music)
  • Bob Mould (music)
  • J Mascis (music)
  • Sinéad O’Connor (music)
  • John McCrea (music)
  • Francesco Clemente (art)
  • Frank Frazetta (art)
  • Egon Schiele (art)
  • Alan Moore (lit)
  • Ray Bradbury (lit)
  • Charles Baudelaire (lit)
  • Theodore Sturgeon (lit)
Theodore Sturgeon
Clive Barker
dino jr
Frank Frazetta