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.

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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!

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

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

  • http://www.ismaelalvarez.com Ismael Álvarez

    I want this book!!!!!!!

  • http://www.jilltovey.com Jill Tovey

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

    Great work though, really love his style





12.02.16 by Staff

Artist Stephen Lund Rides His Bike to Create GPS Doodles

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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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12.02.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Stephanie Brown

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Paintings and tattoos by Chicago-based artist Stephanie Brown. More images below.

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11.02.16 by Jeff

Kanye West “The Life of Pablo” Album Art Generator

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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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