13.11.08 by Jeff

Karen Caldicott

Back in 2002 I came across a great issue of Shift Magazine (a now defunct Canadian mag similar to Wired) which featured clay busts of the whole Simpsons family. I loved them so much, I immediately tore out the pages and stuck them on my wall. They are actually still on my wall, and last month I was thinking about scanning them to put them up here but I realised I didn’t even know who had created them.

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A few days ago – totally out of the blue – Karen Caldicott dropped me a link to her clay work and when I loaded up her site I was shocked – I couldn’t believe it. She was the one who had made the clay sculptures! I’ve been a fan of hers all this time and didn’t know it!

simpsons clay shift magazine karen caldicott

simpsons clay shift magazine karen caldicott

simpsons clay shift magazine karen caldicott

simpsons clay shift magazine karen caldicott

I emailed Karen back, and attached this last photo as proof!













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



  • http://www.scissorliftboomlift.com Robin

    These clay models seems to be so cute. Really this is an amazing craft work. Worth appreciating by all. Nice Craft Work Keep It up.

  • http://www.1stwebdesigner.com Dainis Graveris

    Those clay models made me really smile..:) Nice job however :)

  • http://bentobjects@gmail.com Terry Border

    Great job, Karen. Love them.





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Strava is a popular GPS program used by runners and cyclists to track their workouts. Victoria, British Columbia-based artist Stephen Lund uses the program to create these “GPS Doodles” instead. Pedalling an average of 70 kilometres in a single day for each design, Lund completed 70 doodles last year! Check out a selection of his work below!

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In honour of Kanye’s surprising new album artwork and title, “The Life of Pablo”, Andy, Joey, and Drew made a Kanye Album Art Generator. My version is dedicated to my little friend Mika.

*Update – If you missed the live stream of “The Life of Pablo” and the debut of Yeezy Season 3, it’s playing on a loop here.

11.02.16 by Jeff

OK Go’s Impressive New Music Video Shot in Zero Gravity

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This is nuts! I wonder how many times they had to shoot this (and how much plane fuel was used). Watch “Upside Down & Inside Out” on Booooooom TV.

 

11.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: David Slone

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A selection of paintings by artist David Slone. More images below.

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