John Coulter

I grew up on a farm, was a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Dominican Republic, a singer in a band, and I lost on Jeopardy.

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Where do you live?
Las Vegas, Nevada

Where have you lived?
On a pig farm near Joy, Illinois. Sabana de la Mar, Dominican Republic. Monrovia, California.

What medium do you use?
Pen and Ink, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

How do you stay inspired?
Troll the internet, mostly blogs and flickr.

Do you work traditionally or digitally?
Mostly digitally, with hand drawn elements scanned in

What blog(s) do you read?
http://ffffound.com/ http://grainedit.com/ agence eureka: http://bibigreycat.blogspot.com/ http://todaysinspiration.blogspot.com http://illustrationfriday.com/blog/ http://drawn.ca/ http://adsoftheworld.com http://dearada.typepad.com/dear_ada/ http://acejet170.typepad.com/ http://blog.iso50.com/ http://kitsunenoir.com/ http://supergraphic.blogspot.com/

Why do you like being an illustrator in 10 words or less?
Its a creative outlet from my day job.

If you weren’t an illustrator, what would you be?
Antique dealer

What illustration job would you love to get (your dream job)?
To illustrate a postage stamp

Name something you do in your spare time.
Go to yard sales

What’s the strangest work experience you’ve ever had?
Hog farmer

Where would you like to travel to next?
Mexico

What’s your favorite TV show?
The Wire

What movie have you seen several times?
Raising Arizona

Who are you in “The Office”?
Don’t watch it, but I went to college with Jenna Fischer (who plays Pam).

What is your favorite cheese?
Parrano Robusto

What is your current favorite font?
Omnes

Whom would you like to meet?
Paul Klee

What recent illustration job have you enjoyed doing?
the wind power illustration for Rhode Island Monthly

What was your favorite illustration assignment?
Wine Spectator’s “Consumer’ Opinions Uncorked”

AARP Magazine
Anthology
Barnes & Noble
Better Homes & Gardens
Boston Globe
Carleton College
Cooking Light
Darwin Magazine
Earthlink
Entertainment Weekly
Graphique de France
Great Arrow Graphics
Hallmark
Kennedy School of Government
Klutz Press
Las Vegas Weekly
Las Vegas Sun
Live Happy Magazine
Los Angeles Times
The Oregonian
OUT Magazine
Papyrus
Portal Publications
Rhode Island Monthly
Rodale Press
Schurman Design
Seattle Met
Successful Farming
Target
Tiny Prints
UNICEF
Utne Reader
Wall Street Journal
Wine Spectator
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