27.09.11 by Jeff

Remake / Photo Project

Adobe recently put forth a challenge to students in the UK with a cash prize of £10,000. The deadline is soon so if you want in on it you better work quick! Since so many of our readers live outside the UK I thought it might be fun to work with Adobe on our own project. They thought so too, so here it is!

The Booooooom + Adobe Remake photo project.

Booooooom x Adobe Remake Project


The idea of the project is to remake a famous work of art using photography. This photo by Sarah Hermans is a perfect example of what I’m after as it references Michelangelo’s “Creation of Adam” simply, and beautifully. Now I don’t have £10,000 to put up as prize money but I was able to get a copy of the entire Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection ($899).

Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection Student Edition

RULES

1. This is a PHOTO project! I’m looking for photos only. This means no paintings, drawings, collages. The idea is to put all your creative energy into re-creating and re-staging the image. All the work here happens before you take the photo, rather than afterward. Please refrain from adding special effects and other things to your image on your computer.

2. Please reference classic works of art, I’m not looking for remakes of contemporary artwork, album covers, or fashion photography.

3. This isn’t a rule but if you want a bit of inspiration take a look at: Miranda July as movie extras.

HOW TO SUBMIT

1. Jump over to our FACEBOOK PAGE.

2. Upload a photo to our wall. A limit of 2 submissions please!

3. Where it says “say something about this photo…” write the name of the famous work of art you have remade, and copy/paste this link: http://booo.ms/r46XWc

how to do it

4. Hit the share button and you’re all done.

The best submissions will be posted in a gallery on Booooooom and one of you will walk away with the prize!

Deadline for submissions is October 21st 2011.

By submitting your work to the Booooooom Facebook group you are giving us permission to post them on our website and pass them along to other blogs and news outlets who want to post about the project!

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SUBMISSIONS

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I will be updating this post with all the submissions to our “Remake” project. Check back here to see work as it comes in and make sure yours is added!

mondrian

“Composition With Red, Blue and Yellow” remake by Katie Jackson

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“Composition With Red, Blue and Yellow” by Mondrian

picasso weeping woman

“Weeping Woman” remake by Frances Adair Mckenzie

picasso weeping woman

“Weeping Woman” by Picasso

two fridas

“The Two Fridas” remake by Claire Ball

two fridas

“The Two Fridas” by Frida Kahlo

Courbet

“Le Désespéré” remake by Stefano Telloni

courbet

“Le Désespéré” remake by Dani Catao

Courbet

“Le Désespéré” by Gustave Courbet

The little dancer

“The Little Dance” remake by Floida and Fabiola Skraqi

The little dancer

“The Little Dance” by Degas

pot pourri

“Pot Pourri” remake by Tania Brassesco and Lazlo Passi Norberto

pot pourri

“Pot Pourri” by Herbert James Draper

velasquez

“Las Meninas” remake by Natalie Pereira

velasquez

“Las Meninas” by Velasquez

beaneater

“The Beaneater” remake by Mark Bass

beaneater

“The Beaneater” by Annibale Carracci

o hara

“Portrait of Frank O Hara” remake by Steven Reigns

o hara

“Portrait of Frank O Hara” by Mario Schifano

Orfana al cimitero

“Orfana al cimitero” remake by Mark Bass

Orfana al cimitero

“Orfana al cimitero” by Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix

Samary

“Portrait of the Actress Jeanne Samary” remake by Marianna Oboeva

Samary

“Portrait of the Actress Jeanne Samary” by Renoir

stephanie gonot

“Girl with Ice Cream Cone” remake by Stephanie Gonot

stephanie gonot

“Girl with Ice Cream Cone” by Wayne Thiebaud

magritte

“The Murderer Threatened” remake by Natalie Pereira

magritte

“The Murderer Threatened” by Rene Magritte

dali

“The Ship” remake by Justin Nunnink

dali

“The Ship” by Salvador Dali

tony mac

“Lady in a Fur Wrap” remake by Tony Mac

tony mac

“Lady in a Fur Wrap” by El Greco

odalisque

“Grande Odalisque” remake by Patrick Richmond Nicholas

odalisque

“Grande Odalisque” remake by Craig White

odalisque

“Grande Odalisque” by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres

wesley feuz

“Football Kick” remake by Wesley Feuz

wesley feuz

“Football Kick” by Harold Edgerton

venus

“Birth of Venus” remake by Julio Cesar León Peña

venus

“Birth of Venus” remake by Kevin Thom

venus

“Birth of Venus” by Botticelli

spencer harding

“Wanderer above the Sea of Fog, 1818″ remake by Spencer Harding

spencer harding

“Wanderer above the Sea of Fog, 1818″ by Caspar David Friedrich

beuys

“I Like America, America Likes Me” remake by SuttonBeresCuller

beuys

“I Like America, America Likes Me” by Joseph Beuys

bedroom arles

“Bedroom in Arles” remake by Joshua Louis Simon

bedroom arles

“Bedroom in Arles” by Van Gogh

hazelden

“Supper at Emmaus” remake by Jeff Hazelden

hazelden

“Supper at Emmaus” by Caravaggio

hopper nighthawks

“Nighthawks” remake by Bastian Vice

hopper nighthawks

“Nighthawks” by Edward Hopper

luncheon

“Luncheon on the Grass” remake by Ileana Alvarez Reyes

luncheon

“Luncheon on the Grass” remake by Zoola Moofoo

luncheon

“Luncheon on the Grass” remake by Gizem Karakas

luncheon

“Luncheon on the Grass” by Manet

lapaz

“Untitled Film Still #30, 1979″ remake by Monica Lapaz

lapaz

“Untitled Film Still #30, 1979″ by Cindy Sherman

eda te

“Self Portrait as a Tehuana (Diego on My Mind)” remake by Eda Te

eda te

“Self Portrait as a Tehuana (Diego on My Mind)” by Frida Kahlo

 

Continue on to: REMAKE SUBMISSIONS / PART II













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







24.07.16 by Jeff

Pokémon Go: Complete Pokédex Silhouette Reference Chart

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Download: The Complete Pokédex Character Reference Chart

 

Pokémon Go has taking over my free time the past couple weeks, and it’s weird because I never watched the show and don’t play games on my phone. Is anyone else in the same boat?

I read about the guy who apparently found all the available Pokémon but I couldn’t find an image of all the revealed characters. I was also surprised that it was so difficult to dig up an entire chart of all the Pokémon silhouettes to be able to know whether something close to you is worth searching for. Any longtime fans of Pokémon will already be able to recognize the silhouettes but I’m not so a chart like this is kinda crucial! Consider this a tool for anyone new to show or the game.

The image above is essentially what it looks like to complete your entire Pokédex! This image above is the entire chart with all the characters revealed and below is the full chart as silhouettes (with and without titles). Full credit goes to Reddit user Jadael for posting the images here.

 

Essential Pokémon Go resources:

The Silph Road – this subreddit aims to be the largest online community of Pokémon Go users offering lots of findings.

Lvl 22 Player Giving Small Tips of Advice – this post on Reddit really answers every question you will have about the game and specific advice things like quickly levelling up.

Pokémon Go IV (Individual Values) Calculator – if you want to take the game to the nerdiest level possible, use the Google Doc linked here to accurately calculate if you should continue powering up your Pokémon or transfer it and move on.

 

Maybe I’m a huge nerd for liking this game but I can’t remember the last time I walked around my city and struck up as many conversations (albeit very nerdy conversations) with so many complete strangers of all ages. So far I’ve found 67 Pokémon and I’m level 17. Any other Booooooom readers playing?

Complete Pokédex Silhouette Reference Chart below!

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22.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Jonas Burgert

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A selection of paintings by Berlin-based artist Jonas Burgert. More images below.

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22.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Oda Jaune

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I can’t stop looking at these paintings by artist Oda Jaune, who was born in Bulgaria and now lives and works in Paris. They’re just so weird! I love them. More images below.

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22.07.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Nicolas Dehghani

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Some fantastic work by Paris-based illustrator Nicolas Dehghani. More images below.

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22.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Amy Sol

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A selection of paintings by artist Amy Sol. More images below.

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