18.08.09 by Jeff

Black Dog Publishing

The amazing folks at Black Dog let me pick out a few books and they just showed up on my doorstep! Take a look – and if you dig any of my picks, they’ll give you 40% off! Just throw Jess an email with the subject line ‘Booooooom!’ and she’ll hook it up.

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black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

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black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

black dog publishing books art photographer photography collage

Collage: Assembling Contemporary Art













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



  • I highly recommend all three of these books – beautifully put together and not the least bit stingy with the content either! These guys are HEFTY.

    “Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut” is probably my favourite of the three.

    Thanks Jessica!!!

  • Seems to be a ton of books coming out about paper art.

  • Kyle

    I like how you used your front door mat to take the photos on… 😉

  • gah! those books are beautiful. i just wanna hold one, they look so sturdy and packed with exciting things.

  • Sascha

    I noticed the same thing, Kyle.

    The books look awesome. If only I wasn’t saving money to move out.

  • that collage book looks fantastic! alas, same situation as sascha.

  • Catherine

    In “Paper: Tear, Fold, Rip, Crease, Cut” whose the artist you posted a picture of their work right after Jen Stark’s? Id really like to knowwww please! Its amazing

    • its work by Noriko Ambe, her work is amazing i wanted to do a whole post on her





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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29.08.16 by Staff

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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