16.06.16 by Jeff

Booooooom x Society6 Doodle Hunt: Open Call for Artist Submissions

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We’re excited to announce that we’re joining forces with our friends over at Society6 for a special edition of our popular Doodle Hunt series. So what’s a Doodle Hunt? It’s a super fun online scavenger hunts where people can discover hidden illustrations on both of our sites for a chance to win epic prizes!

For the last Doodle Hunt we got our friend artist Luke Ramsey to draw a bunch of characters. This time around we want to hide doodles created by you! This is an open call for anyone on Society6 to submit work to us! We want to commission 3 artists to become our official Doodlers. In addition to being compensated for your work, you will be featured on Booooooom and Society6.

 

APPLICATION DETAILS:

Leave a comment below with a link to both your Society6 page as well as a link to your website and include 1 image of your work. The link below will open up this full post, scroll to the bottom and leave a comment.

Must be a Society6 artist to be considered. Not one yet? No problem, sign up here!

Must apply no later than June 30th to be eligible for consideration.

No new artwork required to apply.

Please be patient while we review all submissions. Once chosen, you will be given 2 weeks to produce 5 small artworks, please be mindful of your ability to meet the given deadline.

You’ll be notified via email if selected to contribute.

LEAVE A COMMENT / APPLY TO BE A DOODLER

16.06.16 by Staff

Sculptures Combine Iconic Directors with Multiple Characters from their Films

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Seattle-based artist Mike Leavitt creates amusing hybrid sculptures by mixing the faces of famous directors like Hayao Miyazaki, Quentin Tarantino, and Wes Anderson, with references to beloved characters from their most memorable films.

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16.06.16 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Christoph Niemann

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I’ve always enjoyed illustrator Christoph Niemann’s ink drawings (over top of photographs) that he adds to his Tumblr and Instagram from time to time. Was excited to see a fantastic animated one of a clock chasing a train recently too – have a look at the animation and other drawings below!

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16.06.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: Blips

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This looks kinda cool/nerdy. Blips are a set of ultra thin lenses by Smart Micro Optics that turn your phone into a microscope or magnifying glass! Apparently based on imaging systems developed in the neuroscience department of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), the sticker-like lenses look kinda cheap to be honest but could be fun for a little bit. The image above is a human eye shot using the lens. Watch the video below.

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15.06.16 by Staff

Artist Aganetha Dyck Collaborates with Bees to Make Honeycomb-Fused Sculptures

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In consultation with scientists and beekeepers Manitoba-born artist Aganetha Dyck has developed an artistic practice using hundreds of bees to “mend” the broken and second-hand objects she collects. The resulting honeycomb-fused sculptures raise issues about waste and recycling as well as environmental concerns as bees and other pollinators are facing extinction due to climate change and pesticides. See more images below!

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15.06.16 by Staff

Artist Spotlight: Marie Peter-Toltz

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A selection of paintings exploring femininity and creative identity by New York City-based artist Marie Peter-Toltz. Creating a dialogue between poetry and art, Peter-Toltz’ latest exhibition saw her work placed alongside that of American poet Michael Bernicchi. Check out more images, as well as Bernicchi’s poetic responses, below!

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15.06.16 by Staff

Canal180’s Creative Camp Giveaway: Free Ticket

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Last month we posted a call for participants for 180 Creative Camp, taking place July 3rd – 10th in Abrantes, Portugal (click here for previous post). The event provides an opportunity for young creatives from around the world to meet, learn and collaborate together over 8 days of workshops, talks and activities. It sounds amazing!

If you’re interested in attending, applications are open until June 25th. Click here to apply or leave a comment below with your favourite summer camp memory for a chance to win one free ticket (300€). While you’d still have to find your way to Portugal on your own, the ticket includes participation in the camp, as well as food and accommodation in a youth hostel. We’ll pick a winner on June 23rd!

 

14.06.16 by Staff

One in a Million Photo of a Living Fish Swimming Inside a Jellyfish

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Australian photographer Tim Samuel stumbles upon a fish trapped inside a jellyfish while free diving in Byron Bay. Gotta love how the fish just keeps swimming! More shots of the bizarre occurrence below.

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