We’re well into 2013, and hopefully any resolutions you made are holding strong. But maybe you’re flagging on those same old things you resolve to do every year – gym more! Eat better! So why not think inspirations for your life, artistic or otherwise? We want to know what keeps you motivated. Do you have a mantra? Do you think about what your favorite art teacher, guru or parent used to say to you whenever you doubted yourself? Do you recite Michelangelo’s “An Artist’s Prayer” in the mirror every morning?
We’d love to know. And so we present the next challenge: create a completely unique and original inspirational poster for the new year, designed to motivate and encourage yourself and others. Win economic power in the form of Redbubble vouchers. Start with an inspirational quote that you invented. Nothing you’ve seen on a poster, matchbook, graffiti wall or anywhere else before – must be original! That’s the basis, but how you lay it out is up to you and open for interpretation. Choose some great typography and a cool background. Or put the words over an illustration, painting, or photography you created. Or…..and this is where it gets potentially fun, team up with a fellow artist and create your poster together.
Writers, this is a great opportunity for you to partner up with someone more visually-inclined. Artists and designers, if you’ve got a powerfully inspiring visual in mind but not a clue what words to pair with it…find someone to be your copywriter. We’re following one of our new year’s resolutions too: try new things out on the site (you’ll see some of these things appearing over the next few weeks) and keep improving on how we do things around here. So we’re using a new tool to run this contest, which links to our Facebook page. If you aren’t on Facebook and would still like to enter, please email your entry to community@redbubble, or send us a link to the entry in your Redbubble portfolio.
What’s super-cool about this tool is you don’t have to first upload your entry to your Redbubble profile if you don’t want to. You can upload it directly from your computer using the entry submission form, or pull it from your Facebook profile. Yay for options!