06.05.08 by Jeff

3 is a Magic Number.

If you’re into Izakaya restaurants and you live in Vancouver then you know the goodness that is Guu. I met Benny there the other night, and as we dined on octopus balls and fried cheese with mango I caught up with him about what is going on these days at EA, and I learned that he was the dude behind the skate videos Bigger and Better Things and Sophomore Jinx. Another close friend of mine from my days working at EA, Tom Johnson, actually did the titles for Sophomore Jinx by drawing on napkins, letting the ink bleed, and then scanning in all the letters, transposing them onto a snowy television screen.

Today Benny hit me with a link to this video he made of Antisocial’s “3 is the Magic Number” Ramp Contest. This video is AWESOME, love the energy – these guys session the transition to pieces (how can you front on mini ramp?). Also, have a look at Sophomore Jinx, Bigger and Better Things after the jump!

3 is a Magic Number

Bigger and Better Things

Sophomore Jinx













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



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05.05.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Neva Hosking

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Drawings by artist Neva Hosking. More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: Joshua Flint

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Paintings by artist Joshua Flint. More images below.

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Hand-Stitched Photographs by Art Director Rebecca Chew

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04.05.16 by Staff

Crowdfund Project of the Day: BrushKnob by Wataru Kami

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This one may excite all you digital illustrators out there! BrushKnob is a device designed to make the creation of your digital artwork more intuitive. Developed while working as a concept artist at a production company in Tokyo, Wataru Kami’s invention is simple to use and incredibly streamlined. With only two functions — a knob to control brush size and a switch to transition between the brush and eraser tools — it operates like an extra keyboard and can be used with any application (not just Photoshop) using the same keyboard shortcuts assigned.

More images and information about how to support Kami’s project below!

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04.05.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Jay Senetchko

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Edmonton-born, Vancouver-based artist Jay Senetchko re-imagines the relationship of his late grandparents, specifically the domestic life of Senetchko’s grandmother who spent a great deal of time alone while his grandfather was away working in the Alberta oil patch. See more images from Industry and the Sleepwatcher below.

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