09.01.12 by Jeff

Ruben Ireland

Artist illustrator Ruben Ireland illustrations
Works by Ruben Ireland.

Artist illustrator Ruben Ireland illustrations

Artist illustrator Ruben Ireland illustrations

Artist illustrator Ruben Ireland illustrations

Artist illustrator Ruben Ireland illustrations

Artist illustrator Ruben Ireland illustrations

Artist illustrator Ruben Ireland illustrations

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



  • Louella Martin

    Bags the second one!

  • Laura

    I stumbled upon Ruben’s work on this really cool site! check it out: http://www.upyoursgallery.com/artists/Ruben_Ireland.php#/categories/ruben-ireland/

  • Oreka

    I LOVE the 1st & 2nd one especially. All of them are great. The realty of the eyes reminds me of Ron English’s style, in a way but very different too. Love it Ruben; keep it up.

  • the fifth cought my eye,
    I like these Marble-structured bodies and the reference to sculpture comes out here fantasticaly.
    It’s an interesting mix of painting, sculpturing and photography in my eyes, combining realism and thought on the matter without getting too complex.
    This might have not been the artists original intent, but I read the images that way.

    And come to think of it, the characters are pretty Anime-style considering their proportions.
    I’m not sure if I’m too fond of that, considering the way Anime has been rendered as some Pop-Design-Culture thing the past 10 years in western nations, but that’s mainly my problem with the general use of the medium and doesn’t have anything to do with the actual artworks displayed here.

    Anyways, good job Mr. Ireland!

  • the first one stole my heart. amazing work. just beautiful!

  • Fresh!

  • lapetitefaon

    love the style, so clean and crisp!





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?

 

 

23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luke Ramsey

Loving these paintings from “Out In It” by Luke Ramsey, which is just coming down at Madrona Gallery, part of his artist residency in Victoria, BC. This is what summer feels like here. Have a look at more from the series as well as a couple murals below!

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23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO

Loving these weird drawings by San Diego-based artist Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO. Have a look at a couple more below!

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Gareth Cadwallader

A selection of paintings by British artist Gareth Cadwallader (another great find from Supersonic). More images below.

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Steve Chmilar

Paintings by Canadian artist (and musician) Steve Chmilar, born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and now living in Toronto, Ontario. His upcoming show “Wrong Century” starts June 23rd at 7pm at Hashtag Gallery (Toronto). More images below.

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