09.02.09 by Jeff

John Copeland

I was introduced to John Copeland’s work a few years ago when I bought a great book called Drawing From Life: The Journal As Art.

john copeland painting painter drawing illustration artist

I visited his site this week, and I was surprised to see how different his recent work is compared to his work from a few years ago. It’s still pretty dark.

john copeland painting painter drawing illustration artist

john copeland painting painter drawing illustration artist

john copeland painting painter drawing illustration artist

john copeland painting painter drawing illustration artist

I actually went to the trouble of digging up the book I was talking about. Here are Copeland’s pages:

john copeland painting painter drawing illustration artist

john copeland painting painter drawing illustration artist

john copeland painting painter drawing illustration artist













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



  • christie

    I have that book!

  • great book! i loved reading the excerpts from Christopher Leitch’s dream journals!

  • I want this book!!!!!!!

  • Just checked it out on Amazon and the prices range from £4 – £120!

    Great work though, really love his style





26.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Ryan Travis Christian

ryan-travis-christian12

Drawings by artist Ryan Travis Christian. More images below.

Read More

25.08.16 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: “I’m Dead Inside”

im-dead-inside2

One of my favourite animators Dan Britt returns with another brilliant short, “I’m Dead Inside”, handling the visuals and the music! He previously contributed to Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared and made the brilliant animation “I Decided to Leave”. I can’t really tell if things like this are considered dark humour or just regular humour anymore. Maybe you can let me know one way or the other.

I highly recommend you watch “I’m Dead Inside” over on Booooooom TV.

25.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kajahl Benes

Kajahl-Benes15

A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Kajahl Benes. More images below.

Read More

25.08.16 by Jeff

Pattern — The Simple Drawing App Every Designer Has Been Waiting For

1-pattern-screenshot

Pattern is a fantastic little iPad app (available in the App Store as of today) created by former Facebook product designer Andy Chung, specifically for the purpose of ideation and early stage design. Its simple tools and charming interface feel equal parts whiteboard and grid paper.

I love this app! You can see in the video clip below just how beautifully considered it is. Everything feels natural and intuitive, and it makes creating with the Apple Pencil and gestures fast and fun. A web layout with notes scrawled over it, literally takes seconds.

 

 

Andy has given us 5 promo codes to download Pattern for free! We’ll hook up the first 3 people who leave a comment here telling us what crazy thing you hope it will help you design.

At the end of the day we’ll also pick 2 more people from all the comments to also receive the promo codes (I may pick the funniest two answers, just saying).

Hit the button below and scroll to the bottom of this post to leave a comment! There’s a few more images of the app down there as well.

 

Read More

23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Rune Fisker

runefisker17

A selection of work by Danish illustrator Rune Fisker. More images below.

Read More