Thursday, April 21

Derby #539: Animals and Spring Sports

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Animals and Spring Sports - Baseball! Soccer! Some really dull NBA finals!

No cream tees. ALSO: please remember to provide the print-ready files with your submission! PLEASE.

Animals and Spring Sports Derby ends Monday at noon. 1st-3rd and select designs will be included in a sale that starts next week.

Next Derby Preview: Elements of Fashion - AKA "The Periodic Teeble." Create a shirt design with the periodic table in mind. No cream tees. Still.

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Monday, April 18

Derby #538: The Pageantry of Nature

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The Pageantry of Nature - Earth Day is almost here, so lets do some beautiful nature inspired tees, shall we. - No specific dates allowed, and a mention of Earth Day is something that will date the shirt and really only make it marketable once a year. But the beauty of a rock lives on for milenials - No cream tees.

The Pageantry of Nature Derby ends on Thursday at noon. 1st - 3rd will be featured Friday - Sunday. Select designs will be included in a sale that starts after the weekend.

Next Derby Preview: Animals and Spring Sport - It's Baseball, and soccer, and what else is in the spring... frisbee, golf, teatherball - do people really play that? No cream tees.

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Thursday, April 14

Derby #537: The Smallest of Things

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The Smallest of Things: Design a tee about tiny things or smallness. Nano, cuddly field mice, baby birds, Antman, and tugboats. That is a list of things that are generally regarded as small. But size is relative. Huge surprise: No cream tees.

 

The Smallest of Things Derby ends on Monday at noon.  1st-3rd and select designs will be included in a sale that starts next week.

Next Derby Preview: The Pageantry of Nature - Earth Day is almost here, so let's do some beautiful nature-inspired tees THAT DON'T ACTUALLY MENTION EARTH DAY. As was the case with the non-tax day Tax Day shirts last week, a mention of Earth Day dates the shirt and makes it marketable like once a year. But the beauty of a rock lives on for millennia. No cream tees again!!!

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Monday, April 11

Derby #536: You'll Pay For That

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You'll Pay For That - Design a tee about the cost of things and necessity of paying for or being indebted to someone (or something). It's tax season and an election year and inflation is something different than deflation (what do we know? we make shirts). Either way, money is on the mind. NO reference to a specific date or 'day.' Perennial shirts = $$$$$. 

The You'll Pay For That Derby ends on Thursday at noon. 1st - 3rd will be featured Friday - Sunday. Select designs will be included in a sale that starts after the weekend.

Next Derby Preview: The Smallest of Things - Design a tee about tiny things or smallness. Nano, cuddly field mice, baby birds, Antman, and tugboats. That is a list of things that are generally regarded as small. But size is relative. Huge surprise: No cream tees.

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Thursday, April 07

Derby #535: Color Spotlight: RED!

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Color Spotlight: RED! Design a red tee OR use only red ink on another blank. GET REDDY, No cream blahblah you surely don't need us to keep saying this.

The Red Derby ends on Monday at noon.  1st-3rd and select designs will be included in a sale that starts next week.

Next Derby Preview: You'll Pay For That - Designs a tee about the cost of things and neccessity of paying for or being indebted to someone or something, It's tax season and and election year and inflation is something different than deflation (what do we know-we make shirts) Either way,  Money is on the mind. NO reference to a specific date or 'day' 

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Monday, April 04

Derby #534: Lightning in a Bottle

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Lightning in a Bottle. It's spring, and storms are brewing. Go literal or conceptual. WARNING: Don't actually try to capture lightning. No cream tees.

The Lightning in a Bottle Derby ends on Thursday at noon. 1st - 3rd will be featured Friday - Sunday. Select designs will be included in a sale that starts after the weekend.

Next Derby Preview: Color Spotlight: RED! Design a red tee OR use only red ink on another blank. GET REDDY, No cream blahblah you surely don't need us to keep saying this.

 

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Thursday, March 31

Derby #533: SKATE!

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SKATE! Create a design with that "'90s skateboard tee" feel. Ah, memories. 

BTW! Don't forget to include the print file when you submit! Don't worry about bloating up our inbox - we just wanna make sure you get paid! $$$$$$$$ ok done.

The SKATE! Derby ends on Monday at noon.  1st-3rd and select designs will be included in a sale that starts next week.

Next Derby Preview: TBD

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Monday, March 28

Derby #532: Practical Jokes & Jokes That Are Practical.

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Practical Jokes & Jokes That Are Practical. Ok, tricksters: Show us a classic joke illustrated or a mashup in which a character totally pulls one over on a character from a completely different fictional universe! Yay mashups! Maybe bone up on your old episodes of Punk'd or whatever the new equivalent is. It's probably terrible. Actually, don't watch any of that stuff. Watch the April Fool's episode of The Simpsons. That's a better use of your time. No cream tees, if you're still reading this. 

 

The Practical Jokes Derby ends on Thursday at noon. 1st - 3rd will be featured Friday - Sunday. Select designs will be included in a sale that starts after the weekend.

Next Derby Preview: SKATE! Create a design with that "'90s skateboard tee" feel. Ah, memories. 

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Thursday, March 24

Derby #531: Things in a Series

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Things in a series. Design a tee about things in a series or sequence. You know, like those Matryoshka dolls or interminable movie franchises. No cream tees.

BTW! Don't forget to include the print file when you submit! Don't worry about bloating up our inbox - we just wanna make sure you get paid! $$$$$$$$ ok done.

The Things in a Series Derby ends on Monday at noon.  1st-3rd and select designs will be included in a sale that starts next week.

Next Derby Preview: Practical Jokes & Jokes that are Practical: Ok tricksters: Show us a classic joke illustrated or a mashup in which a character totally pulls one over on a character from a completely different fictional universe! Yay mashups! Maybe bone up on your old episodes of Punk'd or whatever the new equivalent is. It's probably terrible. Actually, don't watch any of that stuff. Watch the April Fool's episode of The Simpsons. That's a better use of your time. No cream tees, if you're still reading this. 

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Monday, March 21

Derby #530: D&D In Real Life

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D&D In Real Life - Designs a tee about gamers as humans, or their characters as humans in human situations, or gameplay rules governing actual things, like, you know, maybe the electoral college could be replaced by a D20. SATIRE. Anyway it's another gaming derby. No cream tees.

The D&D In Real Life Derby ends on Thursday at noon. 1st - 3rd will be featured Friday - Sunday. Select designs will be included in a sale that starts after the weekend.

Next Derby Preview: Things in a series. Design a tee about things in a series or sequence. No cream tees.

 

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