Thursday, July 21

Derby #561: Complex Simple Machines

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10k Cup Derby #4 - Complex Simple Machines: Create a design using the 6 simple machines as your starting point. For quick reference, the six classic simple machines are as follows:

-Lever
-Wheel & axle
-Pulley
-Inclined plane
-Wedge
-Screw

Use one. Use more than one. Whatever you need to engineer something great. BTW, the Sonic Screwdriver is not a simple machine. Neither is a wedge salad. Unless the wedge salad is on a pulley. You get the idea.

More 10k cup info and themes in our blog post


Please email your art file when you submit your entry - so we get it and you can get paid! $$$$$$$$ ok done. 


The Complex Simple Machines Derby ends NEXT THURSDAY (7/28) at noon. The 1st - 3rd will be featured Friday - Sunday. Select designs will be included in a sale that starts after the weekend of winners.

Next Derby Preview: Crests, Insignias and Seals - Design a tee that if the official mark of a something,  someone or group. No cream tees. 

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Thursday, July 14

Derby #560: Dystopia

by wootbot

10k Cup Derby #2 - Dystopia:  Look, not everything is butterflies and rainbows. Unless your vision of dystopia includes butterflies and rainbows. Show us what fresh hell looks like. 

More 10k cup info and themes in our blog post


Please email your art file when you submit your entry - so we get it and you can get paid! $$$$$$$$ ok done. 


The Dystopia Derby ends NEXT THURSDAY (7/21 at noon. The 1st - 3rd will be featured Friday - Sunday. Select designs will be included in a sale that starts after the weekend of winners.

Next Derby Preview: 10k Cup Derby #4 - Complex Simple Machines: Create a design using the 6 simple machines as your starting point.

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Thursday, July 07

Derby #559: Fake Promotional & Event Tees

by wootbot

10k Cup Derby #2 - Fake Promotional & Event Tees: We’ve all got these shirts balled up in our closets, like the one from that 5k where you threw up on a guy in a banana suit. But hey, go beyond race tees. These designs can come from any fake event, such as the D&D World Series, or a BS social equity promo like “free paternity tests sponsored by the Dark Side.”

More 10k cup info and themes in our blog post


Please email your art file when you submit your entry - so we get it and you can get paid! $$$$$$$$ ok done. 


The Fake Promotional & Events Derby ends NEXT THURSDAY (7/14) at noon. The 1st - 3rd will be featured Friday - Sunday. Select designs will be included in a sale that starts after the weekend of winners.

Next Derby Preview: 10k Cup Derby #3 - Dystopia - Look, not everything is butterflies and rainbows. Unless your vision of dystopia includes butterflies and rainbows. Show us what fresh hell looks like. 

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Thursday, June 30

Derby #558: Magnitudes

by wootbot

10k Cup Derby #1 - Magnitudes - Microscopic to macro, tiny things can form into huge things, and every giant idea started with a tiny spark. Design a tee with this scale and magnitude in mind. No cream tees. More 10k cup info and themes in our blog post


Please email your art file when you submit your entry so we have it and you can get paid! $$$$$$$$ ok done. 


The Magnitudes Derby ends NEXT THURSDAY (7/7) at noon. The 1st - 3rd will be featured Friday - Sunday. Select designs will be included in a sale that starts after the weekend of winners.

Next Derby Preview: 10k Cup Derby #2 - Fake Promo Tees - . Write up TBD - 

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Friday, June 24

 

Thursday, June 23

Derby #557: Extended Play

by wootbot

Extended Play - The days are longer, and that means a wearying crapload of sunshine. But it also means we get more time to do the things we love. More time to play. Leverage this extra that time that nature or science has given us and create the best shirt ever. Or at least something decent. No cream tees, which has been true since like 2014 and we probably don't need to keep reminding you.

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 Extended Play Derby ENDS NEXT THURSDAY at noon.( NOTE: Derbies will run a FULL WEEK during the whole month of July.) The 1st - 3rd will be featured Friday - Sunday. Select designs will be included in a sale that starts after the weekend of winners.

Next Derby Preview: 10k Cup Derby #1 - Magnitudes - Microscopic to macro, tiny things can form into huge things, and every giant idea started with a tiny spark. Design a tee with this scale and magnitude in mind. No cream tees. (More 10k cup info and themes next week)

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Monday, June 20

Derby #556: Cats in the Style of…

by wootbot

Cats in the Style of ...We need more cat designs. We won't stop until we hit the 1 million mark, which should be roughly some time in the next three months. Design a cat tee in a recognized art or artist's style. No Nyan Cat or Grumpy Cat. Also 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 Cats in the Style of 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: Extended Play -Design a tee with extended play in mind. No cream tees.    

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Thursday, June 16

Derby #555: Trucker Hats

by wootbot

Trucker Hats - At last! An opportunity to be "that" guy. Or gal. Design the front panel of a hat. Designs need to be 3 colors or fewer and must be solid inks (no halftones or blends). The printable area is approximately 5.5" wide x2.5" tall. Templates PSD  |  PNG.

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 Trucker Hats 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: Cats in style of… Design a cat tee in a recognized art or artist's style. No Nyan Cat or Grumpy Cat. Also no cream tees.    

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Monday, June 13

Derby #554: USA! USA! USA!

by wootbot

​​USA! USA! USA! Design a tee about America. Be proud, be funny, be cute, be provocative (within reason) be freeeeeee.  Just don't use 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 USA USA USA 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: Trucker Hats: At last! An opportunity to be "that" guy. Or gal. Design the front panel of a hat. Designs need to be 3 colors or less and must be solid inks (no halftone or blends). Get the template here. 

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Thursday, June 09

Derby #553: Garden Variety

by wootbot

​​Garden Variety Design a tee about gardens and gardening and flowers and vegetables and dirt and that pesky old Farmer McGregor. No Plants vs Zombies or 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 Garden Variety 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: USA USA USA Design a tee about America. no cream tees. 

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