20.04.15 by Jeff

Animation of the Day: Swap Meet

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Animator Caleb Wood organized a collaborative experiment with 13 other visual artists and a couple sound artists. Each artist created a background and traded it with another artist, animating over top of the other’s work. Watch the terrific results below.

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20.04.15 by Prosthetic Knowledge

Music Video: Baggage Man by Sizarr

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Latest video for German Post-Punk band Sizarr is made using 3D imaging technology to create point clouds which produce a pointilistic effect – video embedded below:

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20.04.15 by Jeff

Los Angeles-based Painter Alison Blickle

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A selection of paintings by Los Angeles-based artist Alison Blickle from her show at Kravets / Wehby (New York) opening this week. More images below.

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20.04.15 by Kory Kingsley

Steven Turville

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A selection of images from Columbus, Ohio based photographer Steven Turville. This work is some of Steven’s most recent photographs from his time spent working in Louisiana over the past year. Check out more images below.

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20.04.15 by Prosthetic Knowledge

Music Video: The Sky Behind The Flag

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Music video for track by Domino Records artist Owen Pallett put together by the talented Eno Swinnen, whose style is deconstructed hand drawn animation – subjects appear but not fully formed, rather details and shape appear piecemeal. The still images above do not do justice to his work in motion – watch the video embedded below:

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17.04.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: Kite Fighting in Rio de Janeiro

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Remember that Van Damme movie Kickboxer where the fighters dip their hands in resin and then broken glass before they fight? These kids in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro pretty much do that but with kites! They actually coat their kite strings with wax mixed with ground up glass so they can fly by and cut their opponents string! Watch this fascinating portrait of kite fighting in Brazil below.

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17.04.15 by Jeff

Dabsmyla for MTV Movie Awards

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Just want to congratulate my talented friends, the duo known as Dabsmyla, on their fantastic artwork for the MTV Movie Awards! Love seeing good things happening to good people! These two are the nicest and their work is flawless – way to go you guys! A few more images below.

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17.04.15 by Jeff

Craftsy: Sketchbooks – Drawing the Everyday

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This week our sponsor is Craftsy, a resource of courses and eGuides for aspiring artists looking to learn the basics. They’re currently offering Booooooom readers 50% off of a class called Sketchbooks – Drawing the Everyday (offer expires April 24th).

The class helps you develop drawing skills to capture the world around you. You’ll learn the basics of sketching on location, assessing light and shadow, and tips for making a compelling composition. If you’re interested, learn more here.