29.04.10 by Jeff

Shannon Elliott

Illustrations by recent IDEA graduate, Shannon Elliott.

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illustrator illustration shannon elliott canada vancouver idea grad capilano

illustrator illustration shannon elliott canada vancouver idea grad capilano

illustrator illustration shannon elliott canada vancouver idea grad capilano

illustrator illustration shannon elliott canada vancouver idea grad capilano













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



  • Great Work! 🙂

  • Tima

    The Bat For Lashes poster (I suppose) is amazing.

  • This is amazing!

  • That Bat For Lashes poster is awesome

  • Amanda

    WOW!!!! Amazing work! I love all of it!

  • Amazing work…The Bat For Lashes poster is superb..

  • Interesting… The family portrait is wonderful. Dark, while somehow evoking a sense of light.

  • NCIK

    lovely, imma check out some more of her stuff.

  • lapetitefaon

    absolutely love the first one, its just gorgeous!

    • yea i would like to see more of this style

  • Cassie

    The first one is stunning!

  • I’m really into this two-headed pinup girl. I want her. And the meat dog is infinitely interesting.

  • Ane Dallas-Orr

    Beautiful work Shannon! Is the 1st one ‘Face shining flowers’ available for purchase? Would appreciate if you could email me at: ane_devilliers@yahoo:disqus.co.uk 





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Experimental Artist Petros Vrellis Creates Detailed Portraits With A Single Thread

 

Born in Greece, with a background in Electrical Engineering as well as Art Science, artist Petros Vrellis has a passion for creating interactive installations that blend art and technology. His latest project is a mesmerizing re-imagining of traditional handicraft.

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