13.08.10 by Jeff

Markus Vater

Line drawings by Markus Vater. I rarely post the same artist back to back, but these drawings are amazing! I can’t get over how completely different they are from his paintings, really funny stuff.

Line drawings by artist Markus Vater

Line drawings by artist Markus Vater

Line drawings by artist Markus Vater

Line drawings by artist Markus Vater

Line drawings by artist Markus Vater

Line drawings by artist Markus Vater

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

  • Parker

    I’d rather read all these then go to work right now. So much more different the his paintings, clever.

  • Droolin

    i guess some people are just awesome

  • Kirky

    these are great
    shame goodbye is spelt wrong at the top

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  • sean alexander

    these really are great!!! they remind me that the best humor is in good spirit.

  • Yv y Truong

    Puts a smile on my face~

  • Sam

    Really good stuff

  • Wow. I love Markus Vater’s work… simplistic on the surface, and yet, there’s so much more. =] happy!

  • crystal tj

    you should consider putting a book together if you already haven’t.
    i would fancy one.

  • Markus

    Dear Jeff…….thanks for posting my drawings…I am happy you like them

    • dude they are hilarious i LOVE them

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