18.05.12 by Jeff

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter: Fresh Blood Hunt (UK Residents)

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I’m not sure if you’re aware but there is a film coming out this summer called Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter and judging by the trailer it looks really promising. It’s based on a novel by Seth Grahame-Smith (any fans out there?) and the film version comes to us from Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov.

An art competition has been launched called Fresh Blood Hunt, and Booooooom and a few other art sites including Beautiful Decay and Lost at E Minor have been tapped on the shoulder to help gather submissions! The winner gets their artwork turned into a mural in London, and you also snag a 17″ Macbook Pro and Adobe CS6.

I think these types of contests usually attract the worst kind of art but I have a say in the finalists for this one. I’d love to see someone from Booooooom do something creative and win it!

UK-based creatives jump over here: freshbloodhunt.co.uk













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



  • fonzo

    Too bad the winners will be based on social media voting/status rather than good artwork. Thanks for the heads up though Jeff.

    • cheers fonzo – if i had a say in the design of the competition it might work differently but i will be doing what i can to push good work to the finals though

  • Ramseychapman

    definitely entered because of this post, here’s hoping  my entry isn’t ‘the worst kind of art’… 

    • cool man look forward to seeing it

      • Ramseychapman

        there’s a pretty awful entry winning at the moment, fonzo was right. bit of a shame.





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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