04.12.09 by Jeff

Garrett Perry

Paintings by Garrett Perry. Minnesota.

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garrett perry artist painter painting

garrett perry artist painter painting

garrett perry artist painter painting

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



  • Commenting around here will get you noticed! I only found Garrett’s work after he left a comment the other day.

    • i love these paintings! they are so odd. but delightful. i love this website. it makes my day

  • Aaron

    there’s some really interesting stuff here.

  • great work,the i love how the colors run together on pictures two and four, also its nice to be noticed. you should notice me jeff!

  • Beautiful paintings. They all glow with cheeriness. -tys

  • awesome! Thank you so much for posting this!!!

  • Joe M

    Papa G comin up!!!

  • AGA Szwengier

    It’s not that i want to be noticed:) but i just really dig Garrett’s style. Composition of the first one is dope.

  • AGA Szwengier

    I also think Jonathan Trousseau should be noticed:)

  • AGA Szwengier

    Garrett has a distinctive style, adore the colours and the compostitions

  • Savannah

    lovin’ how unabashedly painterly it is.

  • His work definitely brings a fresh perspective. It’s distinct, and doesn’t look like much else I’ve seen of late.

  • Hell yea my man! Great work.

  • raisa bino

    Great work. cool imagination! lova!





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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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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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