07.10.08 by Jeff

Andrew Hem

I was absolutely blown away when I came across the work of Andrew Hem while browsing Steve Kim’s site. There aren’t too many illustrators out there with such a wide variety of styles in their arsenal. Some pieces are quite loose and painterly, and others are really crisp and precise.

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andrew hem art illustrator illustration booooom blog

andrew hem art illustrator illustration booooom blog

andrew hem art illustrator illustration booooom blog

andrew hem art illustrator illustration booooom blog

andrew hem art illustrator illustration booooom blog

You know those portfolios you come across and there’s maybe one or two images? Yea, this is pretty much the opposite of that – you’ll be here for quite awhile:

http://www.andrewhem.com













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



  • http://www.behance.net/worktheangle Matt

    His colour choices are amazing as well. I’ve looked at his work a bunch but never saw that first image. Beautiful!

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

    yea i really like the expressive strokes in the first one

  • http://natetheartist.com Nate

    WOW these are soo good

  • jason de viliiers

    absolutely incredible

  • http://www.secretstill.com/ Brad

    He just came out with some limited edition prints. Not too pricey, and well worth it.

  • http://101110.net Arik

    Andrew Hem is amazing. I have been into for a while. I met him at Thinkspace a while ago, uber nice.

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

    im often apprehensive about meeting artists i like because if they’re a dick to you it makes it hard to like their work after that. on the flip side it makes it that much cooler when the person is even more rad in real life

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  • http://www.williamterra.wordpress.com william

    it’s a great work, very expressive.

  • emily

    the colours are brilliant, i especially love the last one

  • http://www.n8w.com/ Nate Williams

    Andrew has beauuuuuuutiful work!

  • DAVID GUZMÁN

    muy inspirador amigos





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