Thursday, August 04

Derby #563: Text From The Public Domain

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Text From the Public Domain: Create a tee based on a literary piece from the public domain. The design can be a quote, cover art, or even just inspired by the work. A list of public domain texts is here or here.  No public domain clip art. No cream tees. No saturated fat.


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


The Public Domain Derby ends NEXT THURSDAY 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: The Derbathlon! - Compete in your best theme. Submit derby entries in 3 different categories: 1) Concept-based (Strength, Endurance and Accuracy),  2) Humor (visual puns, wordplay, punchlines or parody), or 3) Technical style (pointilism, single line, watercolor, cross hatching, etc.). Blog post forthcoming! Stay tuned.

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Tuesday, August 02

 

Thursday, July 28

Derby #562: Crests, Insignias and Seals

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Crests, Insignias, and Seals: Create a tee that is the official mark of a group, person, place, society…you get the idea. It can be based on a stoic family motto or funny because the fake entity is so darn ridiculous. Glow & metallic ink is OK, but keep in mind that limits the design's availability in the catalog. $$ :C No cream tees, buddy.


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


The Crests, Insignias & Seals Derby ends NEXT THURSDAY 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: Texts of the Public Domain - Design a tee using work from public domain. A list of public domain texts is here or here.  No clip art from public domain. No cream cheese.

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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

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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

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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

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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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