20.11.12 by Jeff

American Tintype

American Tintype
Harry Taylor and the craft of tintype photography – a nice little video portrait by Matt Morris. Watch below!

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



  • lamcid

    wow… lately i’ve been thinking a lot about the digital life we’re getting into… i work all day long on the computer and when i get home i usually keep surfing the internet… looking for images, videos and music..

    for the last couple of months i have been painting with difrent stuff, wrigting.. even skating (and getting hurt doing so).. but still i can´t let go the feeling that most of the time we take for granted that our lives are….digital

    gives me an odd feeling… (don’t know if i get myself clear)

    • Steven

      ya, there are a lot of interesting things that are happening to the population as a whole (i would imagine) because of the big shift to digital things. The whole move is interesting. I think patience and gratitude have gotten cluttered. it is tricky to try and explain, but I at least agree with you there.

      I wonder how long people will hold on to these processes, and other physical mediums, like vinyl and film. I imagine, and I hoooope, that they’ll continue indefinitely. Any thoughts from people who are more educated than me?





30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Lotta Hannerz

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A selection of paintings by artist Lotta Hannerz. More images below.

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30.08.16 by Staff

Artist Dominic Wilcox Creates Art Exhibition Specifically For Dogs

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London-based artist and designer Dominic Wilcox (if you don’t know who he is you have to watch this) has come up with the ultimate contemporary art exhibition for dogs as part of an initiative to encourage people to play more with their pets.

Working in consultation with veterinary experts, installations include an open car window simulator and a 10 ft ball pit made to look like a dog bowl filled with dog food. Paintings by artists Claire Mallison, Joanne Hummel-Newell, Robert Nicol and Michelle Thompson hang low to the ground and specifically draw on colours within dogs’ visual spectrum.

Such a great idea! Check out more images and video of the exhibit below, including some of Wilcox’s preliminary sketches!

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30.08.16 by Staff

Booooooom Giveaway: Pictoplasma NYC Conference Tickets!

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Pictoplasma is headed to Mexico and New York! Pictoplasma Academy will be in Mexico City October 25th – November 1st! Hosting inspirational lectures and daily workshops revolving around the theme of character development, the week-long program is designed to help a select group of participants further their personal style across a variety of mediums – from drawing and illustration to sculpture and visual storytelling. The deadline for applications is September 1st!

Following the Academy, Pictoplasma heads to New York City for a one-day art and design conference. Held on November 4th, the jam-packed program includes animation screenings, panel discussions and inspiring talks by artists like renowned illustrator Jean Jullien and GIF-wunderkind Julian Glander.

We’ve got 2 pairs of tickets to giveaway to the NYC conference! So if you can get yourself to New York (or you already live there) simply hit the “Read More” button and leave a comment below! Tell us about your favourite animated character, and why you like them. We’ll pick two winners in two weeks.

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30.08.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Alex Jenkins

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A bunch of terrific work by London-based illustrator Alex Jenkins. More images below.

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29.08.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: David Jien

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A selection of drawings by Los Angeles-based artist David Jien. More images below.

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