BUTTON CLUB GUEST ARTIST - JAMES OLSTEIN

July 21, 2014

BUTTON CLUB GUEST ARTIST - JAMES OLSTEIN

artist website

James Olstein is an illustrator living in Philadelphia. Much to his parents dismay he tells people he was "raised by wolves" in his bio.

James is featured in the July 2014 issue:

 

Source of inspiration:   Travel & my cat Nacho.
Three adjectives that describe your art:    Funny, Vintagey, Textured.
Favorite creative tool:    Palomino pencils.
Favorite snack:    Whisky.
Favorite toy (now or as a kid):    Sheldon the turtle (kid), Night vision goggles (adult).
Favorite creative gig:  Way too many :)
Dog or Cat? Both. But if my cat Nacho asks, cat.
What music are you listening to right now? Johnny Cash.
Favorite mythical creature: Bigfoot.
Pin-back button story:  I love buttons and have a collection of 1-inch punk rock ones.