Artist Spotlight - David Muller

July 28, 2013

Artist Spotlight - David Muller

Dream Home by Dave MullerThe July 2013 issue of Button Club features Guest Artist David Muller. Dave is not only a talented artist, he's also the owner of Outerlands, one of my favorite restaurants. Everything I've tried has been delicious, and I'm especially fond of the freshly baked bread. By Dave's calculations, he has probably made over 62,400 loaves of bread since opening the restaurant four years ago.


Source of inspiration:     Nature.
Three adjectives that describe your art:    Simple, Honest, Drawings.
Favorite creative tool:    Mechanical pencil.
Favorite snack:    It's It Ice Cream Sandwich (mint).
Favorite toy (now or as a kid):    Surfboard.
Favorite creative gig:
    Anything that gets me to draw.
Dog or Cat?    2 cats: Fuss T. Buckets and Tuggins Mcgee
If you could be any character in fiction, whom would you be and why?
    Trying to be myself. Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.
What's the strangest thing you've ever seen?    The truth.
Favorite mythical creature:    My daughter
Pin-back Button story:
   The best buttons I ever bought were from a dead-head hippy veteran guy in Bolinas. Every one had a rainbow.
Upcoming projects:    Reviving my dormant t-shirt project in the near future.

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