To incorporate the styles that are inspirational to you, it can be a fun exercise to mimic one of your influence's style and/or characters in a piece. An artist that really inspires me is Riley Rossmo, whose work includes that on the comic series Cowboy Ninja Viking, Proof and Green Wake among othrs. I picked up on his work in Green Wake so I made a page based on that comic.
Rossmo's Green Wake:
My Green Wake in his style:
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