11.03.11 by Jeff

Karin Bubaš

“With Friends Like These…” chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubaš.

The Hills chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubas

The Hills chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubas

The Hills chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubas

The Hills chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubas

The Hills chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubas

The Hills chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubas

The Hills chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubas

The Hills chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubas

The Hills chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubas

The Hills chalk pastel drawings by Karin Bubas













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



  • Karin is also an amazing photographer:
    http://www.booooooom.com/2009/02/03/karin-bubas/

  • haha! I thought those people looked familiar! Gorgeous work

  • I’ve seen these before, the Heidi/Spencer one is awesome!

  • woow, awesome portraits! I like the one of Whitney the most :]

  • So I take it these are people in pop culture, just who exactly? I’m afraid I jumped off the TV train a few years back.

  • wow these are some pretty amazing portraits.

  • Dean

    HAHA JUSTIN BOBBY!
    but it is kinda sad when you think you know people off tv…

  • m

    these are hilarious

  • Omg that is Justin Bobby!

  • Rebecca

    impressive!
    it took me a second to realise where I knew them from…like I thought they were something significant :) still, these are really good

  • Rachel Mychajluk

    Beautifully executed, especially considering they’re done in chalk pastel. I love the use of a mid tone with added lights and darks.

  • great find jeff!
    great work karin!

  • Pamela

    Wow these are so awesome! They look exactly like the characters from the show..amazing work!

  • its that feeling when you zone out completely and everything in your vision blurs except the image or person you are focused on.

  • kate

    haha this is the funniest thing I’ve seen.
    heidi don’t look like that no mo’

  • lapetitefaon

    OMG!!! I LOVE THESE!!! The Hills is my ultimate guilty pleasure and I don’t know why I’m so amused by these, but I am!

    • I love how you’re the only person to actually admit what show this is from. It seems like it really is a bit of a guilty pleasure. I’m not making fun or being mean or anything, I just thought it was kind of funny.

      • lapetitefaon

        ha, after reading through the comments, you’re right! No one mentioned the name of the show! I felt almost self-conscious typing “the hills” even on something anonymous as this!





21.07.17 by Jeff

The Booooooom Creative Job Board

Booooooom art design jobs

If you’re a creative looking for work, or a company looking to hire, we are excited to announce our very own creative job board: Booooooom Jobs. Graphic design jobs, curatorial positions in galleries, freelance animation gigs, a wide variety of opportunities to work in a creative field!

A couple of examples: Our friends at Society6 are looking for a Creative Director, and Skillshare have posted openings for both a Content Producer and Senior Product Designer.

To start, we’re focusing on three cities (New York, Los Angeles, and Vancouver) and will also be posting remote jobs (for those of you who prefer to work from home). All job postings are free for the rest of the month if you use the PROMO CODE: ‘friends’.

Check it out: jobs.booooooom.com

20.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Till Rabus

A selection of recent work by artist Till Rabus from Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Click here for previous posts. See more images below.

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20.07.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Esther Sarto

A selection of paintings from “Sleepless” by artist Esther Sarto, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her show opens on Saturday at Talon Gallery (Portland). More images below.

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20.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Samuel Rodriguez

Recent work by artist Sam Rodriguez from San José, California (previously featured here). More images below!

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19.07.17 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Angeles Peña

“Aguas de Montaña” is a journey into The Andean Patagonia, a desolate territory where photographer Angeles Peña lived all of her childhood.

She says, “In a world that spins faster and faster I feel an enormous necessity to focus on the details and the beauty of what still remains. I find myself with a nature that sustains itself but can fall at any moment. It is something that surpasses me and I cannot stop observing.”

See the rest of the series below.
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