drifting, drifting along

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little drifters” is a project organized by booooooom and the vancouver sun, in which they asked people to gather pieces of driftwood, twigs, leaves, berries, dandelions, pine cones, feathers – pretty much anything that can be considered “natural” – and build a little boat using only these materials! they were then asked to take their boat to a body of water and take a picture of it.  i LOVE them! such a creative idea and people put together the most beautiful little creations.  here are some of my favorites…

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the project was largely inspired by the work of lenny, who had this tip that i really liked for some reason:

“masts and sails don’t make them go faster, it just means you can see them for longer as they drift away.”

view all the submissions here.

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Comments

katie -July 31, 2010, 10:01AM

wow i absolutely love all these pictures. their beautiful

Maliha -July 31, 2010, 11:16AM

Great project! I’d like to try something like this myself. Looks like a lot of fun… also a lot of work! ;)

Anonymous -August 1, 2010, 9:43AM
DaShannon -August 2, 2010, 10:17AM

i love the filtered lighting and the simple construction of the pictures. beautifully calm.

Sami Sandonato -August 2, 2010, 12:32PM

haha i had to do this for a science project when i was in jr. high, i assure you mine didn’t look like this haha :) so cute!

tatianasometimes -August 6, 2010, 7:40PM

They look gorgeous! I love the little bark boat against the blue water.

Anonymous -August 10, 2010, 4:10AM

how perfect!

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