When doing my Influence Map I couldn't believe I haven't shared one of my favorite, sweet and inspirational illustrator Brandi Milne (even her name sounds cool). I actually first saw her work at the Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City, CA. She also visited my school to give a talk, and she's a really sweet, funny and charismatic person. Her illustrations really reflect the person she is. I love her style from how she draws her sweet characters from flora,fauna and humans, her color palette has a candy touch to it, and it almost feel as if she've been to candy land or wonderland!
Go visit her Website @ http://brandimilne.com
Visit her blog @ http://brandimilne.blogspot.com/
See some cool videos of her sketching @ http://www.sketchtheatre.com/?p=3815