Do you ever have the experience of being 'confronted' (in a good way) with something that you'd seen before but not focused upon? So this wasn't a blinding flash of overwhelmingness, since there was some familiarity and enough separation that it wasn't personal, but. Maira Kalman.
Yup, late to the party again. But that's ok, I've the urge to go create now, thank you.
Here's her TED Talk, which I can't seem to embed here. Worth going to another page. Really.