By Leo Babauta Lately I’ve been practicing asking myself a question: What if this moment were already perfect, everything you needed to be happy? This question is transformative. If I’m upset about something, I reconsider the moment and realize that I’m being small-minded about something, and that if I look at the entire moment, I […]
Simon Eckert aka Scebiqu is a freelance illustrator based in Berlin, Germany. While not working on pinups, Simon keeps himself busy creating concept art for games like Smite, providing drawings for franchises like Paizo's Pathfinder as well as creating illustrations for countless trading card games. Let's take a look at several amazing artworks selected from his portfolio.Read More
Photos by Madrid-based photographer Juan Aballe. More below.View the whole post: Juan Aballe over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Madison Bullard has created a brilliant video for the band The Bots re-creating the experience of scrolling gifs on Buzzfeed, or in this case Botsfeed. It’s more entertaining than it sounds, and it just might be the most accurate depiction … Continue reading →View the whole post: Video of the Day: The Bots – “All I Really Want” over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Justin Nagelberg and Matthew Waldman have designed an umbrella called, The Sa, that does away with the inner skeleton that most umbrellas have. Its striking unibody design also allows for easy repair, and is made of environmentally conscious materials to … Continue reading →View the whole post: Best of Kickstarter: “The Sa” Innovative Origami-like Umbrella over on BOOOOOOOM!.
In Japan, I was invited to Guncan-Gima, where there is a Zen-Buddhist temple. When I arrived, I was surprised: a fine structure was situated in the middle of a great forest, but had a vast waste land beside it. I asked the reason for this, and the person in charge explained: – It is the […]
We’re teaming up with Stickerobot Custom Stickers to run a fun little project. They’ve been a supporter of Booooooom for a long time and have made us a ton of custom printed stickers over the years. We’ve made clear stickers and die cut … Continue reading →View the whole post: Design a Sticker for Booooooom! We’ll send you 500. over on BOOOOOOOM!.
“Caught in the Days Unraveling”, photos by Cambridge, Massachusetts-based photographer Chelsea Welsh. More below.View the whole post: Chelsea Welsh over on BOOOOOOOM!.
French artist Julien Maire used a 3D printer to create 85 figurines out of a liquid resin so that light could be projected through them. The little pieces pass through a projector and an image of a man digging a hole beams onto … Continue reading →View the whole post: Artist Uses 3D Printer To Create A Film Without Any Film over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Leandro Franci is a freelance graphic artist, and motion designer currently living in Brazil. Below, you may scroll through several amazing digital portraits selected from his portfolio. For more, make sure to follow the link at the very bottom. Enjoy!Read More
Photos by Cynthia Henebry. Previously featured here. More below.View the whole post: Cynthia Henebry over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Love this series of poster designs by Stefan Glerum for the National Opera of Munich. More below.View the whole post: Poster Designs for the National Opera of Munich by Stefan Glerum over on BOOOOOOOM!.
By Leo Babauta I have a reader who wants to make positive changes in her life, but can’t seem to stop certain behaviors. She writes: “I am consistently challenged with being mindful when buying food. What do you do when you are doing things that self-destructive and are not good and continue to do them. […]
When Your Little Girl Is Called Fat Dr. Christiane Northrup Oct 22, 2014 at 09:30 AM I received an email from a close friend, Victoria, whose little five-year-old daughter, Serena, had been called “fat” by a boy when they were at swim lessons. Victoria ha...read full story RSS The Christiane Northrup Blog
Photos by Gabriela Herman. More below.View the whole post: Gabriela Herman over on BOOOOOOOM!.
“Prison”, photos by Christophe Negrel. More below.View the whole post: Christophe Negrel over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Robert Carter is a multiple award-winning full time professional freelance illustrator from Canada. Combining a strong foundation in portraiture with a unique sense of visual and conceptual problem-solving Robert creates striking, vibrant, and textured illustrations and portraits with subjects ranging from the realistic to the surreal. With a background in traditional oil painting Robert applied those skills to the digital realm and taught himself the digital painting medium, which is now his preferred method of working for it’s speed and flexibility.Read More
Drawings and paintings by artist Darina Karpov. More below.View the whole post: Darina Karpov over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Asahiro aka Azammii is a young 22-year-old female digital artist / illustrator based in Japan. Her artworks are simply amazing ... make sure to scroll through our picks. Enjoy!Read More
Paintings by Melbourne-based artist Emily Ferretti. More below.View the whole post: Emily Ferretti over on BOOOOOOOM!.
This weekend I watched David Fincher’s latest film, Gone Girl, and then my friend Abi sent over this great analysis of the specific way Fincher tells stories. The video below is from filmmaker Tony Zhou’s “Every Frame A Painting”, an on-going series of video essays on … Continue reading →View the whole post: Video of the Day: What Director David Fincher Does And Doesn’t Do over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Several biological studies have shown that a frog placed in a container along with water from his pond, he will remain alive while you heat the water. The toad does not react to the gradual increase of temperature (change of environment) and only dies when the water boils, swollen and happy. On the other hand, […]
“Escape”, a series of photos by photographer Danila Tkachenko. “I was traveling in search for people who have decided to escape from social life and lived all alone in the wild nature, far away from any villages, towns or other … Continue reading →View the whole post: Danila Tkachenko over on BOOOOOOOM!.
When I saw Dimitri Basil’s video for Vance Joy’s “Riptide” earlier this year I made a mental note to keep an eye on him. There’s this absurd energy in his storytelling that is so fresh and engaging. Roman Coppola recently selected Dimitri’s film “Tangerine” as the … Continue reading →View the whole post: Video of the Day: “Tangerine” by Dimitri Basil over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Some beautiful printmaking by Sustai Ulanbaagen. Found via our October Submissions. More below.View the whole post: Sustai Ulanbaagen over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Paintings by artist Benjamin Cook. Found via October Submissions. More below.View the whole post: Artist painter Benjamin Cook over on BOOOOOOOM!.
By Leo Babauta My son, who is officially an adult in a matter of days, is facing a small crisis: the project he’s working on is not going well, and he’s ready to give up not only on the project but the career he was excited about not too long ago. I can feel the […]
When I decided to write Adultery, some publishers were very preoccupied with the theme and title. I spent a long time trying to convince them that this was the book I want and need to write (the same situation happened before, with “11 Minutes”). I took my risks and moved ahead, knowing that they could […]
“Erbgericht”, photos by Andrea Gruetzner. More below.View the whole post: Andrea Gruetzner over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Photos by Dortmund, Germany-based Sebastian Forkarth. More below.View the whole post: Sebastian Forkarth over on BOOOOOOOM!.
“Raised by Rats”, photos by Carlos Jaramillo. More below.View the whole post: Carlos Jaramillo over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Leos Ng Okita is a digital artist / illustrator situated on the tiny island of Singapore. His client list includes names like Applibot, Games-Workshop, Legend of 5 Rings, Privateer Press or Sony Online Entertainment. Let's take a look several amazing artworks selected from his portfolio. Enjoy!Read More
I enjoyed this little reflection on what skateboarding means to Elissa Steamer and a bunch of skate rats in Florida. Watch “I was a skate rat” below.View the whole post: “I was a skate rat” by Drew Miller and Trey Edwards over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Marko Djurdjevic is a talented concept artist / illustrator based in Germany currently working as an art director for Sixmorevodka. Below, you may scroll through several of his artworks. Enjoy the collection!Read More
“Lutteur”, portraits of boys in Senegal training on the beach, hoping to one day become famous lutteurs (wrestlers), by Amsterdam-based photographer Ernst Coppejans. More below.View the whole post: Ernst Coppejans over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Here it is, at long last, all of the digital submissions to our “Drawing On The Past” art project in collaboration with Herschel Supply. If you somehow missed it, I asked people to submit drawings of people, places, and things, … Continue reading →View the whole post: Drawing On The Past: Submissions Gallery over on BOOOOOOOM!.
London-based studio Golden Wolf created this great little animated spot featuring pro skater Omar Salazar for skate shop Doomsayers. Watch the animation below.View the whole post: Animation: Golden Wolf and Omar Salazar over on BOOOOOOOM!.
Nashville-based illustrator Drew Tyndell has been sharing some cool experiments with looping animation on Vimeo. Watch the videos below.View the whole post: Animation: Looping Doodles by Drew Tyndell over on BOOOOOOOM!.
“What do you think of the human race?” asks a friend who has just graduated in sociology. “I think it’s strange – so alike and yet so different! We are capable of working together, of building the Pyramids of Egypt, the Great Wall of China, the cathedrals of Europe and the temples of Peru. We […]