Most of Alex’s early influences come from his childhood. He mentioned that he really liked cartoons like Dragon Ball, Ren and Stimpy, Popeye, Watership Down and Farthing Wood. Also, lots of action films and Nintendo 64 games like Golden Eye, the Terminator, The shining, Jaws, and more that he probably shouldn’t have watched at that age, he added.
“I think these influences really helped shape what I enjoyed to create down the line. I was also lucky to have parents and grandparents who would take me and my sister/cousins to lots of art galleries when we were very young and I think this exposure definitely helped develop a style much later on.”
Other artists that have influenced Alex are a continuous list for him, as he discovers more as he goes, but to name a few would be Goya, Otto Dix, Francis Bacon, Robert Crumb, Philip Guston, Bosch, Edvard Munch, Fuseli, Keith Haring, Fleischer, Kuniyoshi and many many more.