18.05.11 by Jeff

Shawn Smith

Wood sculptures by Shawn Smith.

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith

wood sculptures by artist shawn smith













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



  • Woah, awesome work.

  • Sue

    Insane! Really good. Love the subtle details of the different colored cubes.

  • joey

    three dimensional pixel art!

  • Are those sugar cubes? These are blowing my mind! Organic pixel art.

  • what’s it made out of?

  • AC

    The phoenix is incredible! What’s it made of?

    • Steve

      Haha, I think it’s actually a peacock, and the material is supposed to be wood.

      Reminds me of Jenga pieces, I love the fox.

      • I think AC is referring to the flames-in-a-cage when zhe referenced the phoenix.

  • Kira

    I really idea of using an organic material like wood to make digital-esque art… So clever!

  • Kira

    Really LIKE. Sorry.

  • mp

    They look like sugar cubes…

  • Wow, very cool. The vultures picking apart the typewriter is very smart. Great work

  • Steve

    Also, if they were sugar cubes how were they coloured? I’m pretty sure it would dissolve if he used any sort of wet substance to colour them (ie. ink, paint etc.)

  • James

    It says at the top “wood sculptures”

  • wow! this is beautiful. peacock one is dope!

  • this is WOW

  • Adam Rabb Adam Rabb

    I wish there were magic glasses to put on to see everything in 8 bit because i want more of this!

  • fantastic stuff. the vultures on the old tech is a great one.

  • YES! 2nd photo down is from his exhibition at Lawndale Art Center! More photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/lawndaleartcenter/sets/72157622717702001/

  • Kyle

    Bearskin Rug, to the 10th degree. Wow.

  • Joetart

    I LOVE minecraft.

  • totally amazing!

  • Georgia

    just beautiful!

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  • lapetitefaon

    I can barely comprehend these….

  • Love these, excellent sculptures -D-

  • Wow, Shawn’s work is just fabulous! I love not only the finished works but the idea behind theo creation! The creativity its so out thee it makes me want to push myself even harder in my own work. Well sone

  • Matt

    Yeah u should play minecraft hahahah

  • kj

    these are awesome, I wanna see a real life pixel landscape.

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  • So coo ideal.

  • At first I thought this was some sort of pixel art. This is incredible. I want the perching bird on my wall! =D

  • ehleeought

    I bet this guy is a mother****** at Minecraft!

  • It`s amazing, at first view I thougth that was LEGO, but this man pasted one by one cubes.





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

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23.06.17 by Jeff

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