05.09.14 by Jeff

Drawings by Evie Cahir

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Recent drawings by Melbourne-based artist illustrator Evie Cahir, mostly from her “Mapping Melbourne” project, documenting her favourite spots in her city. I love these so much. More work below!

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05.09.14 by Jeff

The Sound of Fashion: Lernert & Sander for COS

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My favourite creative duo, Amsterdam-based artists Lernert & Sander (Lernert Engelberts and Sander Plug) recently collaborated with fashion label COS on this great foley piece. Watch the video below!

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05.09.14 by Jeff

Forest For The Trees: Murals in Portland

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Portland got a little more colour recently, as they were blessed with a few new murals during the Forest For The Trees festival. More images below.

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04.09.14 by Jeff

Booooooom x The Juice Truck: Summer Ender Party

Tonight is our Summer Ender party with The Juice Truck! We are releasing a cold pressed juice together called “Brain On” that actually helps your brain function, and will be available at The Juice Truck all month. Come try it tonight, and put your brain to the test. There will be mind puzzles, music, beers, and lots of good prizes (including some of the last remaining Booooooom x Herschel bags I saved to be given away).

 

Booooooom x The Juice Truck Summer Ender Party

When: TONIGHT – 7pm till late

Where: The Juice Truck Cafe – 28 West 5th Ave

 

In honour of our brain juice I am re-posting this puzzle from Wired that I shared way back in 2009. It is still one of my favourite puzzles. If you don’t live in Vancouver and you can’t come to our party tonight maybe you can whip up your own brain juice at home and tackle this puzzle.

You are welcome to voice your frustration in the comments but if you know the answer please don’t ruin the fun for everyone else! Apparently this puzzle took me roughly an hour to solve in 2009. Good luck!

04.09.14 by Jeff

Video Profile: Zaria Forman Shares Some Insights Into Her Stunning Pastel Drawings

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When I shared Zaria Forman’s beautiful pastel works last year (see the original post here) the post exploded on Facebook. The scale and the immense detail of her drawings is pretty remarkable. In the video below Forman shares some of the inspirations for her work.

Watch the video “Perspective” below!

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04.09.14 by Jeff

A Portrait of Bhutan

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Here’s a gorgeous video portrait of Bhutan, a country I (still) know very little about. Watch “Bhutan”, by Clemens Purner, below. Sit back and enjoy the vibe.

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03.09.14 by Jeff

Booooooom Submissions / September

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Here is this month’s submission post! I can’t believe there were nearly 1400 comments on the August Submissions post. I love seeing all the encouraging comments to one another! Keep it up.

This is the best way to submit your work to be considered for a post on Booooooom. Thanks again to everyone for up-voting work you like, it really encourages artists in this community and helps me see what work you like. I encourage you to share your work here because these posts get a lot of traffic and even if your work is not a fit for Booooooom it still gets seen, and definitely sends traffic to your own websites.

Please share your work here this month. The comments allow images to be attached so make sure post an image along with a link to your website.


Submission 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.

 

SUBMIT WORK / LEAVE A COMMENT

 

03.09.14 by Jeff

Craftsy: Mixed Media – Pen, Ink & Watercolor

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Our quality sponsor this week is Craftsy which provides resources for all you aspiring artists out there. We’ve been working with them to offer free classes and eGuides but this week Craftsy is offering a paid class for FREE! This is something they don’t normally do.

For the next two days you can enroll in the “Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor” class for free! The class covers the fundamentals of using color, creating washes, tones, and drybrush textures.

If you’re interested in any of this, you should try the Mixed Media: Pen, Ink & Watercolor class for free.