25.07.08 by Jeff

Treading Water

I am going to admit to you all now that I failed Red, which was the third level of swimming at the time. I don’t think they use a color system now, but I am sure they still require you to be able to stay above the water – or as those buoyant people like to call it “treading water”. I guess I should thank all my elementary school friends for having all of their birthday parties at the wave pool (a.k.a. Hell) because eventually I was able to teach myself to tread water.

I came across the work of Sam Green recently and despite my childhood of tsunami-like birthday parties, I found them to be quite beautiful. These are pencil on paper, folks. Real talent.


via: It’s Nice That

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

  • http://www.myspace.com/peterkeep Keep

    That last one is SUPER tight.

  • Miltrok

    yeah man! ILL work… really dig it. This is the type of art and drawing that inspired me to love art when I was 5 years old. My brother had fresh detailed drawings (not like this) but fresh style that inspired me! These are refreshing like a cold glass of water on a hot summer day (pun-intended). =)

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    haha yea man, its easy to fake your way through an art-related career these days because of digital shortcuts but i love stuff like this. all analog talent

  • http://www.coroflot.com/chris_p Chris


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