23.12.08 by Jeff

What we do when it snows…

Vancouver is finally getting some snow! Here I am looking very excited (and wearing the exact thing I am in every single photo on this website – it’s like I am a poor clown with only one costume). The reason I am excited is because this snowy weather can only mean one thing… (there’s a hint somewhere in this picture)…

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booooooom vancouver blog snow art design culture

booooooom vancouver blog snow art design culture

It’s barbecue time, baby!













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



  • SNOWPOCALYPSE!

  • TraP

    kind of fun! 🙂

  • soooo snowy. we made a snow bike to deal with it.
    http://gnarwhale.com/2008/12/22/snow-daybike/

    • haha i dont know why/how but i just saw this now – that bike is EPIC

  • Jolin

    hilarious man, just wish this all don’t turn to slush… its starting to downtown already

  • Sasch

    Oh man I miss BBQ’s. My BBQ season was cut waaay to short this summer. We will need to get the propane tanks burning again in Jan when I return, Hamada.

  • Sue

    I love your only costume, as well as snow barbecue.
    We need snow over here, too.

  • rye

    i thought you were gonna make snow cones

  • This snow is also a good excuse to bring out last summer’s skim board and rip along the icy streets!





30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lotta Hannerz

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A selection of paintings by artist Lotta Hannerz. More images below.

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30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Dominic Wilcox Creates Art Exhibition Specifically For Dogs

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London-based artist and designer Dominic Wilcox (if you don’t know who he is you have to watch this) has come up with the ultimate contemporary art exhibition for dogs as part of an initiative to encourage people to play more with their pets.

Working in consultation with veterinary experts, installations include an open car window simulator and a 10 ft ball pit made to look like a dog bowl filled with dog food. Paintings by artists Claire Mallison, Joanne Hummel-Newell, Robert Nicol and Michelle Thompson hang low to the ground and specifically draw on colours within dogs’ visual spectrum.

Such a great idea! Check out more images and video of the exhibit below, including some of Wilcox’s preliminary sketches!

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30.08.16 by Staff

Booooooom Giveaway: Pictoplasma NYC Conference Tickets!

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Pictoplasma is headed to Mexico and New York! Pictoplasma Academy will be in Mexico City October 25th – November 1st! Hosting inspirational lectures and daily workshops revolving around the theme of character development, the week-long program is designed to help a select group of participants further their personal style across a variety of mediums – from drawing and illustration to sculpture and visual storytelling. The deadline for applications is September 1st!

Following the Academy, Pictoplasma heads to New York City for a one-day art and design conference. Held on November 4th, the jam-packed program includes animation screenings, panel discussions and inspiring talks by artists like renowned illustrator Jean Jullien and GIF-wunderkind Julian Glander.

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to giveaway to the NYC conference! So if you can get yourself to New York (or you already live there) simply hit the “Read More” button and leave a comment below! Tell us about your favourite animated character, and why you like them. We’ll pick two winners in two weeks.

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30.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Alex Jenkins

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A bunch of terrific work by London-based illustrator Alex Jenkins. More images below.

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Artist Spotlight: David Jien

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A selection of drawings by Los Angeles-based artist David Jien. More images below.

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