13.10.11 by Jeff

Mini Drome / Vancouver

Heads up Vancouver, Red Bull Mini Drome is coming to our city! Open to anyone 18+ with a fixed or single speed bike with at least 26″ wheels. Head to head battles for the fastest 10 laps. This looks awesome!

Red Bull Mini Drome Vancouver Velodrome fixed gear cycling contest

Full details below!

Red Bull Mini Drome

SINGLE SPEED BIKES WITH 26″ OR LARGER WHEELS ONLY

Location: Rocky Mountaineer Station
Address: 1755 Cottrell Street
FREE for Competitors and Spectators
Minimum 18 years of age
Qualifiers: 12pm
Main Event: 5:30pm

Pre-Register at Super Champion Bike Shop, 245 Main Street













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



  • Joe

    this is so freaking rad. Time to go to Canada, which is luckily a short way away from Seattle. Pretty good stuff.

    • you should make the trek up here joe!

      • Joe

        Yeah! I defiantly should. Your success and artwork inspires me, Jeff. Next September I will be headed off to art school in Portland, chasing the dream. Thanks for making booooooom and supporting the community, man.

  • Jim

    Velodromes are too mainstream for these hipsters.





26.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Ryan Travis Christian

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Drawings by artist Ryan Travis Christian. More images below.

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25.08.16 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: “I’m Dead Inside”

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One of my favourite animators Dan Britt returns with another brilliant short, “I’m Dead Inside”, handling the visuals and the music! He previously contributed to Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared and made the brilliant animation “I Decided to Leave”. I can’t really tell if things like this are considered dark humour or just regular humour anymore. Maybe you can let me know one way or the other.

I highly recommend you watch “I’m Dead Inside” over on Booooooom TV.

25.08.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Kajahl Benes

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A selection of paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Kajahl Benes. More images below.

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25.08.16 by Jeff

Pattern — The Simple Drawing App Every Designer Has Been Waiting For

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Pattern is a fantastic little iPad app (available in the App Store as of today) created by former Facebook product designer Andy Chung, specifically for the purpose of ideation and early stage design. Its simple tools and charming interface feel equal parts whiteboard and grid paper.

I love this app! You can see in the video clip below just how beautifully considered it is. Everything feels natural and intuitive, and it makes creating with the Apple Pencil and gestures fast and fun. A web layout with notes scrawled over it, literally takes seconds.

 

 

Andy has given us 5 promo codes to download Pattern for free! We’ll hook up the first 3 people who leave a comment here telling us what crazy thing you hope it will help you design.

At the end of the day we’ll also pick 2 more people from all the comments to also receive the promo codes (I may pick the funniest two answers, just saying).

Hit the button below and scroll to the bottom of this post to leave a comment! There’s a few more images of the app down there as well.

 

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23.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Rune Fisker

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A selection of work by Danish illustrator Rune Fisker. More images below.

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