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 22nd. *We previously reported it was the 1st, but it appears there is still time to submit!

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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  • katie woodin

    gromit! he is the epitome of visual expression.

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  • Peanut

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  • Elias

    Wall-E gets me every time.

  • Carlos Cano Correa

    Felix the Cat, 20s are simply beautiful

  • chhowell

    Foxxy Love from Drawn Together!

  • Paul Kappel

    Piper from the new Pixar short

  • Ibarra

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  • Mike Moreno

    Marvin the Martian because he’s out of this world!

  • Ren Hoëk from “Ren and Stimpy,” the first two seasons. His character was something I’d never seen on tv before, and he had a full range of emotions and animation styles (close up gross outs!). The irreverence, the melodrama, the anguish, the bizarre and surreal – he took them all in stride. An angry, freaked out, desperate-to-be-loved stride.

  • njparkernj

    Courage, Courage the Cowardly Dog. Because of the things we do for love. . .

  • andy.gallows

    Cowboy and Indian from A Town Called Panic because they look like little figurines I can imagine myself playing with.

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  • No-Face from Spirited Away. That guy…

  • Greta Scheing

    Aeon Flux – The character design is killer but also the exaggerated way that she moves really emphasizes the fact that she is powerful, crafty, aggressive and sexual. That show made me younger me interested in animation

  • Levi

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21.07.17 by Jeff

The Booooooom Creative Job Board

Booooooom art design jobs

If you’re a creative looking for work, or a company looking to hire, we are excited to announce our very own creative job board: Booooooom Jobs. Graphic design jobs, curatorial positions in galleries, freelance animation gigs, a wide variety of opportunities to work in a creative field!

A couple of examples: Our friends at Society6 are looking for a Creative Director, and Skillshare have posted openings for both a Content Producer and Senior Product Designer.

To start, we’re focusing on three cities (New York, Los Angeles, and Vancouver) and will also be posting remote jobs (for those of you who prefer to work from home). All job postings are free for the rest of the month if you use the PROMO CODE: ‘friends’.

Check it out: jobs.booooooom.com

20.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Till Rabus

A selection of recent work by artist Till Rabus from Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Click here for previous posts. See more images below.

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20.07.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Esther Sarto

A selection of paintings from “Sleepless” by artist Esther Sarto, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her show opens on Saturday at Talon Gallery (Portland). More images below.

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20.07.17 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Samuel Rodriguez

Recent work by artist Sam Rodriguez from San José, California (previously featured here). More images below!

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19.07.17 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Angeles Peña

“Aguas de Montaña” is a journey into The Andean Patagonia, a desolate territory where photographer Angeles Peña lived all of her childhood.

She says, “In a world that spins faster and faster I feel an enormous necessity to focus on the details and the beauty of what still remains. I find myself with a nature that sustains itself but can fall at any moment. It is something that surpasses me and I cannot stop observing.”

See the rest of the series below.
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