23.09.08 by Jeff

Russ Mills

Great mixed media work by illustrator Russ Mills. Kinda like Ian Francis with a sprinkle of Jackson Pollock (I never knew about this site! I could waste so much time here). Love this stuff.

http://www.byroglyphics.com













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



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  • Russ is the man. i have about 5 prints of his and hes a really really nice guy from the UK.
    Always comes up with fresh new work.

  • Kyle

    Holy Moly, these are the type of prints dreams are made of.. damn!

    • Camille

      This pulls me in. I feel like I’m drowning. It’s surreal.

  • JSE

    Where do you find so many talented individuals? These are really impressive.. especially like how the hair/paint splatter on the first one has a lot of depth – looks 3d.

  • reminds me of ben tour – so sick. i really love the motion of the paint/graphic molds a face,.. its like a free flowing spirit.

  • JSE

    Where do you find so many talented individuals? These are really impressive.. I especially like how the hair/paint-splatter on the first one has a lot of depth – looks almost 3d.

  • it’s my job! haha

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  • sully

    how on earth did he do it like that i want to learn it

  • fantastic!

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  • Rami

    Hi there, I love ur all of ur work… is look so nice^^..well now at school i am going to do some potrait drawing -.-..I also want to learn ur techinique, so i can do that techinique for my project at school for portfolio…and i wonder how u do that^^..
    Your regard,
    rami

    • LambertLover:D

      Russ Mills makes random backgrounds, then scans them onto his computer, puts the picture of the person on and using photoshop to edit it, then prints the picture and splashes ink on the print 🙂 I did Russ Mills in my GCSE portfolio x

  • Andreas

    Very inspiring! Thank you for breaking boundaries and innovating life.

  • Simon

    awesome work, Amazing talent!

  • beautiful work.





30.09.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Kari Medig

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We’re joining forces with our friends at Destination BC to spotlight some of our favourite photographers living and working in British Columbia, aka the beautiful province we’re lucky to call home. First up is Kari Medig! See more images and our interview with Kari below!

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30.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: Lecture in Progress by It’s Nice That’s Will Hudson

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Our friend Will Hudson (founder and director of It’s Nice That) is launching an educational resource to help the next generation of creatives find a job after graduation!

Demystifying the practical day-to-day workings of the creative world, Lecture in Progress will offer the kind of advice and industry insight you can’t find anywhere else. Covering everything from the range of jobs that exist, to how much you can expect to be paid, to an inside look at how projects comes together and the studios in which they happen! Check out the video and links below for more information.

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30.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Vincent van de Wijngaard

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A selection of photos by Vincent van de Wijngaard. More images below.

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30.09.16 by Jeff

Collection of 80 High-Res Textless Movie Posters

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Not sure how this exists??? Someone has uploaded a collection of 80 high-resolution film posters stripped of any text. Can’t tell if they have next-level Photoshop skills or some other kind of voodoo that made this possible. In any case, thank you, Internet. Have a look at them all here. I included a bunch of my favourites below (there’s a common thread to the ones I picked).

*Edit – just discovered that the link I posted was actually a repost and this was originally posted by Reddit user Join_You_In_The_Sun, so I’ve updated the link in the post.

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29.09.16 by Jeff

Watch: “The Junction: A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs”

Here’s episode #3 of our animated series for Red Bull Music Academy, and it’s a peek into the pop culture-filled minds of Fool’s Gold co-founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Hopefully you’ll find it to be an enjoyable mix of the absurd and the profound (would love to see these two start their own podcast).

The visuals here are a collaborative effort from animator Brandon Blommaert and illustrator Josh Holinaty. The sound design and original music were created by Luigi Allemano.

Make sure you hit full screen on the episode above or watch it nice and big over on Booooooom TV.

Stay tuned for the rest of the episodes! If you missed the first two, watch Episode #1: Chilly Gonzales and Peaches, and watch Episode #2: Kaytranada and River Tiber.