06.05.11 by Jeff

Kate MccGwire

More feather works by Kate MccGwire. London.

feather sculptures by artist Kate MccGwire

feather sculptures by artist Kate MccGwire

feather sculptures by artist Kate MccGwire

feather sculptures by artist Kate MccGwire













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



  • This is quite impressive – as feathers often are. Does Kate MccGwire make feather sculptures that she later photographs or does she create all of this digitally?

    http://davidikus.blogspot.com

  • Hi Davidkus
    Yes they are site-specific sculptures made from feathers that I then photograph. ( not digital)
    Kate

  • i’m such a huge fan of Kate’s work… it really blows me away.

  • These are really fantastic. I thought they were snake scales at first.

  • Hanna

    wow…simply stunning. it’s beautiful and kind of scary at the same time. great!!

  • lapetitefaon

    gorgeous!

  • NAMBO

    For some reason I get the slightest feeling as if it’s part of some kind of scary movie! haha

  • Congrats! but i also like the stigma series: sophisticated in color and composition.

  • Feather boa, plume (plumage) of smoke… nice.

  • Rain

    Definitely have a nightmarish aura to them, but very cool.

  • I’ve been a fan of her and seeing her new works, gives me the same feeling when I discovered her works for the first time. Stunning.

  • How to you go about collecting such large quantities of feathers?

    • I collect the feathers in many different ways – you may want to check out a short film about my work which explains some of the processes. Kate

      http://www.crane.tv/#video/v/211157093794-26a692f5/Kate-MccGwire

      • stunning work kate i hope to see some in person at some point in my life!

        /j

      • Sakara Dawson-Marsh

        Hey Kate! Your new piece Corvid was amazing and the video is great!! Can’t wait to see what you come up with next.

  • Amazing

  • ben

    wow. and thanks for the video link kate, always good to hear from the artists themselves, love your work

  • ammar

    seriously stunning!! at first, it looks creepy to me. but then, its totally amazing.
    good work.

  • love love love this , there is a menacing element to it and beautifull also





02.12.16 by Jeff

Booooooom Reader Submissions: December

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Here’s this month’s Reader Submissions post! Please share your work here if you’d like to be considered for a feature on Booooooom. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

One of the things that makes Booooooom unique is all the encouraging comments people send back and forth on these monthly submission posts. If you’re going to share your work please take an extra second to leave a nice comment on someone else’s work!

Voting up work is like high-fiving that person and it also helps us see what work you guys like! Remember, even if your work isn’t featured on the main site these posts can send some decent traffic to your portfolio! The link at the bottom will open up this full post, simply scroll down and use the commenting system to submit your work.

 

Submission guidelines:

 1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

SUBMIT WORK / LEAVE A COMMENT

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