Thursday, August 21

Derby #370: Adorable

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The real world is full of horrible, awful, gruesome things. We all need a diversion from that stuff. For solace, we turn to the soft, the wide-eyed, the vulnerable. Bring on the cute stuff!

-No creme tees!!

 

PLUS! If you haven't already, you can still get a head start on Derby #371: Everyday Businesses of Famous Characters.

Show us famous characters at work in everyday jobs. Think about company logos and such.

-Remember the copyright rules

-No creme tees!

That derby launches 8/29, so start them sketches!

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Introducing Your Contenders for Derby #369: Literary Classics as Video Games

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Derby #369: Literary Classics as Video Games closed for voting at noon today. One of these designs will go on sale as our First Place selection on Friday - the rest could be selected by our Editors to print or just go down in near-miss history. Click on each picture below to see that entry's page, with a fuller view of the design. The final nine, in no particular order...

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Thursday, August 14

Literary Classics as Video Games

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Do you ever wonder what the Aeneid would look like in 8-bit? What do you mean "no?" This week, we want you to turn a PUBLIC DOMAIN literary classic into a video game. If you're anything like us, your long-dormant-high-school-self is probably elated right about now.

-No creme tees!!

But listen up, buckaroo! This is an upcoming Derby preview! Wanna get a head start on the next two derbies?

Derby #370: Adorable (Launches 8/22)

We want to see some cute stuff, and we want to see it now.

Derby #371: Everyday Businesses of Famous Characters (Launches 8/29)

Show us famous characters at work in everyday jobs. Think about company logos and such. (Remember the copyright rules!)

Good luck, Shirters!

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Thursday, August 07

Derby #368: Football!

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The American kind! Are you ready for some of it?! Doesn't matter! Celebrate the best game in the entire world with a footbally design. Tailgating? Awesome. Fantasy? Yes. Les Miles slathered in butter? We'll try anything once!

No Creme Tees

 

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Tuesday, August 05

 

Thursday, July 31

Derby #367: Needlework

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Handicrafts are dwindling, they say. People don't make things anymore, they say. They complain an awful lot. This week, we want to see your designs inspired by cross-stitching, sewing, embroidery, crocheting, etc.

  • It can fit the theme in style or subject.
  • No crème tees.

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Thursday, July 24

Derby #366: 10K Round IV: Speciality Ink

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The $10k Cup CONTINUES! You know how you're always like, "I wish I could do a design using one of those fancy specialty inks?" And then we're always like, "How'd you get past security?" This is your lucky week! We're looking for designs that feature EITHER glow-in-the-dark OR metallic ink! Show us somethin' real purdy!

  • Glow or metallic ink are allowed and required (one or the other, not both). Check out previous metallic and glow derbies for guidelines.
  • No crème tees.

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