15.09.11 by Jeff

Ryan McLennan

Paintings by Ryan McLennan.

Artist painter paintings Ryan McLennan

Artist painter paintings Ryan McLennan

Artist painter paintings Ryan McLennan

Artist painter paintings Ryan McLennan

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

  • http://www.justinbryannelson.com justin nelson

    ryan mclennan has been one of my favorite artists for a long, long time. i never get tired of looking at his work.

  • Pamela

    These are so beautiful! They’re so creative and yet beauitfully laid out.

  • http://worktheangle.tumblr.com/ Work the Angle

    Absolutely love the composition of the last piece

  • http://mariafulmer.com Maria

    Amazingly intricate. I love the pops of color as well.

  • http://yayainthemoon.blogspot.com yaya

    love the colors and how it makes you dream away

  • http://www.donnynguyen.com donny

    spectacular. especially the first one but i love the stones in the second last one.

25.11.15 by Jeff

Free Learning of the Day: Skillshare Classes

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This is for all you aspiring photographers, illustrators, and type designers out there! We’ve teamed up with Skillshare to offer you 1 month of unlimited access to all their creative classes, for $0. Free. You can sign up here for a premium account: Booooooom + Skillshare 30-day extended trial.

I’ve been personally trying out some of their classes and I just blazed through this great class on designing a single letter: “One Drop Cap Letterform at a Time” by the amazing Jessica Hische (I’ll always refer to her as the one who did that fantastic Moonrise Kingdom type). She has so many useful tips in this, especially when she talks about properly using handlebars and plotting points in Illustrator.

From what I’ve seen so far these classes are a great way to brush up on something you may have learned a long time ago or a chance to learn something completely new. Full disclosure: Skillshare did not pay us to make this post, however if you sign up through this link it will support our site! Absolutely no pressure to do so – I still recommend their site as a worthwhile resource even if you don’t use our link!

25.11.15 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Jon McNaught


Love this series of puddles by illustrator Jon McNaught. More images below.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Casey Gray


Paintings by artist Casey Gray, who lives and works in San Francisco. More images below.

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25.11.15 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Cleon Peterson


The violent, mesmerizing, and brutally honest work of artist Cleon Peterson. In some paintings demon-like characters are attacking people, in other paintings similar actions are being carried out by uniformed figures. What is perhaps most disturbing is the realisation that we are drawn to such darkness; titillating news headlines, and bloody movies. The violence is inside of us all. More images below.

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24.11.15 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Michael Dandley


Striking and thoughtful series of gouache and ink works by Newmarket, New Hampshire-based artist Michael Dandley. “Side Effects” is concerned with the disturbing and ultimately incompatible ways lands and oceans are changed to accommodate our modern conveniences. More images below!

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