10.03.09 by Jeff

Clare Rojas

Colourful gouache paintings by Clare Rojas.

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clare rojas illustration illustrator artist art

clare rojas illustration illustrator artist art

clare rojas illustration illustrator artist art

clare rojas illustration illustrator artist art

clare rojas illustration illustrator artist art

clare rojas illustration illustrator artist art

clare rojas illustration illustrator artist art

clare rojas illustration illustrator artist art

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



  • Like it! characters have a barry mcgee look with a folk twist

  • Definitely reminds me of the great Margaret Kilgallen (r.i.p.)

    what beautiful line quality.

  • jen

    clare rojas is my absolute favorite fine artist.
    great post jeff

  • those where nice!

  • one of my FAVORITES. she makes me happy.

  • jim

    her stuff has a barry mcgee feel because she is married to him

  • BURNS

    She is? I thought he was married to Margaret Kilgallen AKA META AKA Matokie Slaughter ?

    Did he re-marry to a girl w/ her same style? that would be so weird.

  • Very nice! Japan’s motions are very like!!!





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Experimental Artist Petros Vrellis Creates Detailed Portraits With A Single Thread

 

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