02.12.13 by Jeff

Booooooom Submissions / December

submit your work to booooooom

 

Thank you to everyone who submitted their work in the November Submissions post last month. There was so much good stuff in there, I’m still going through it all!

Big thanks also to everyone who left encouraging comments and upvoted the work they liked (it’s really helpful for me to see what you guys like).

So here it is, the December Submissions post! This is where you can share your work during the month of December. The comments are enabled to allow images so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.

 

Here’s our guidelines:

1. Please don’t flood the comments with a dozen images, just post 1 image that represents your best work along with 1 link.

2. If you see good work posted by someone upvote it so it appears at the top. This is not just a nice thing to do, it helps me see what work you actually like.

3. You can/should also encourage people who are sharing good work here! Comment on their posts and let them know you like what they’re doing. I really want to foster a community here, and this is a simple way you can connect with other people making work.

4. Keep in mind your post may not show up right away because it has an image attached. It may need to be manually approved first so don’t freak out and post a million times, once is enough.

 

 

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







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