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08 November 2019 ~ 0 Comments

RedBubble’s Borderlands Fan Art competition winners

Redbubble’s Borderlands Fan Art competition winners have been announced, and for my money the first place winner 1920s Tattoo Style Borderlands 3 Squad by KittyMuffinzz is the best of the bunch. I love this approach to fan art, where the artist reinterprets familiar faces in a style that is new, but compliments the themes of the original property. Traditional tattoo art feels like a natural fit for the rough-and-tumble, high voltage action adventure of Borderlands. The illustrations are well made, capturing the character’s likeness and creating a kind of cool, alternate world for them to exist in. It’s solid work, functioning nicely both as a grouping of four characters and as four separate designs.

Learn more about the Borderlands Fan Art competition winners in the RedBubble blog.

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20 September 2019 ~ 0 Comments

RedBubble’s Borderlands fan art competition

In honor of the September 13th launch of Borderlands 3, RedBubble is launching a very enticing Borderlands Fan Art competition. Here’s what they’re looking for…

  • We want to see original, unique fan art so feel free to experiment with different art styles
  • Consider more obscure characters and references that only super fans would recognize
  • Avoid unoriginal content like logos on their own, or designs that are similar to existing merchandise
  • Avoid submitting works that are vulgar, hyper violent, political, or otherwise inappropriate (there’s more on this in the guidelines)
  • Create designs that you’d love to have or wear!

Enter before October 13th, 2019 for your chance to win. To enter, you must be a member of the RedBubble Partner Program. Upload your work with the tags “Borderlands”, “Borderlandsfanart” and “BorderlandsxRB.” Winners will be chosen by a panel from Gearbox Software and RedBubble. First place will earn $1000 cash, an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, and a Borderlands swag gift basket. Two Runners Up will each receive $500 cash, an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, and a Borderlands swag gift basket.

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05 July 2019 ~ 0 Comments

RedBubble’s Billions contest winners

RedBubble’s Billions contest winners have been announced, with winning selections made by a panel of judges from Showtime and RedBubble. All three are well-crafted, with 1st place incorporating names of many major characters and 2nd place putting a typographic spin on one of the series’s catchphrases. But while first and second adhere so closely to already existing official Billions marketing material, 3rd place caught my eye with how much it stands out and offers something new. In a style common to pop culture t-shirts (but not seen previously in Showtime’s marketing), it uses a portrait of Billions’s most iconic character, Bobby Axelrod, to hold text in a variety of fonts that calls out themes and phrases from the TV show. To me, this is how officially sanctioned fan art is best used- to bring something new and different to a property that the marketing department couldn’t or wouldn’t have tackled.

Learn more about the Billions Face-Off winners in the RedBubble blog.

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28 June 2019 ~ 0 Comments

RedBubble’s World Emoji Day artist challenge

RedBubble has teamed up with Joypixels for a World Emoji Day artist challenge and they want to see your emoji-inspired art. Joypixel is providing assets for artists to work with, and they’re looking for something creative and original that includes a Joypixel emoji.

Enter before July 10th, 2019 for your chance to win. Entrants should add work to RedBubble with the hashtag #redbubbleworldemojiday and share on Facebook and Instagram with the hashtag #worldemojidayart. One first place winner will earn $200 and two runners-up will each get $100.

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03 May 2019 ~ 0 Comments

Redbubble’s Billions design contest

RedBubble has been assembling an impressive collection of Fan Art officially licensed design opportunities with properties like Adventure Time and Steven Universe, but with the new Billions design competition they’re venturing into something quite interesting and different than what’s come before, a serious drama. Here’s what they’re looking for…

All you have to do is create original, fun, and creative works directly related to the series. A portrait? A typographical quote? A pattern? It’s up to you. There are 4 great seasons of vengeance-filled content to pull from. New episodes air Sundays 9/8c on SHOWTIME.

Enter before May 21st, 2019 for your chance to win. To enter, you must be a member of the RedBubble Partner Program. Upload your work with the tag “billionsfaceoff” and include the text “BILLIONS™ & © 2019 SHOWTIME. All rights reserved.” Winners will be chosen by a panel from SHOWTIME, CBS, and RedBubble. First place will earn $1000 cash, iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, 1 year subscription to Showtime, and $150 of Showtime swag. Second place gets $500 cash, iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, 1 year subscription to Showtime, and $150 of Showtime swag.

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23 November 2018 ~ 0 Comments

Black Friday T-Shirt Deals

Looking for a good deal on t-shirts this Black Friday? Try these…

Design By Humans: 20% off site-wide

Once Upon A Tee: 10 random shirts for $50

Pop Up Tee: 33% off everything

Qwertee: $5 Insanitees

Redbubble: 20% off

RIPT Apparel: $8 off non-daily graphic tees and more

Shirt.Woot: It’s a Woot-off! New product on sale when the previous deal runs out.

Society6: 30% off everything

TeeFury: 18% off everything available in black

TeePublic: $14 tees and up to 30% off

TeeTurtle: 50% off shirts

TheYetee: All YeteeMart apparel buy one get one 15% off, all pins buy 3 get 1 free, all in-stock vinyl 25% off

Threadless: All black tees $10 and 50% off everything else

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19 September 2017 ~ 0 Comments

RedBubble’s #CreateArtHistory challenge

Redbubble has teamed up with State Library Victoria for their new #CreateArtHistory challenge. In this contest, artists are asked to create pieces on one of three themes: Magic, Weird & Wonderful Creatures, and Botanicals. State Library Victoria provides an inspiration packet for each theme, and designers are allowed to use these sources to manipulate or remix however they wish.

Enter before October 29th, 2017 for your chance to win. 1st place will win $2500 AUD cash, 2nd place receives $1000 AUD, and 3rd place will get $500 AUD. Additionally, winning designs will be displayed at State Library Victoria, added to their permanent collection, and sold at the Library in Reading’s Bookshop.

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