22.08.10 by Jeff

Anorak / Happy Activity Book

My friends over at Anorak have just released their first-ever Happy Activity Book! This issue includes work from Mike Perry, Luke Ramsey, Lizzy Stewart, Bosque Studio, and many others.

anorak activity book kids magazine

anorak activity book kids magazine

anorak activity book kids magazine

anorak activity book kids magazine

anorak activity book kids magazine

anorak activity book kids magazine

anorak activity book kids magazine













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



  • zeta

    want

  • This is a very beautifully designed activity book. I’d want one for myself. This is a much more entertaining book than what I had as a child.

  • lapetitefaon

    WOW this is AWESOME!!!! Just ordered a few for the kiddos I work with! Can’t wait to see it all colored in!!!

    • sweet! have you seen their magazine? its amazing, your kids would dig it

      • lapetitefaon

        I hadn’t before now but its rad! YAY Booooooom for pointing out awesome things all the time!

      • yea id like to work with them down the road – we have spoken about it!





23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Rune Fisker

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A selection of work by Danish illustrator Rune Fisker. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jee-ook Choi

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A selection of work by South Korean illustrator Jee-ook Choi. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Jordan Kasey

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Jordan Kasey. More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

Illustrator Spotlight: So PineNut

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Illustrations by So PineNut (click here for previous post). More images below.

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23.08.16 by Staff

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.

Using a 28″ aluminum-rimmed loom, Petros runs a single thread from one anchor peg to another to create just the right density and darkening at precise intersections. The end result is a detailed image that emerges from 3000 – 4000 continuous loops (or 1-2 kilometers of thread)!

While Petros is following a set pattern developed from a computer-generated algorithm, as you can see in the time-lapsed video above, the step-by-step process is all done by hand. We had the chance to speak with Petros about his experimental process and why hand-made work still has a place in the digital age. Check out the full interview below!

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