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Musically Inspired Design Challenge!

Thu Jun 21, 2012, 2:12 PM

It has been said that music is the universal language that transcends boundaries and brings people together all over the world. Our challenge to you is to create a design for a T-Shirt that is inspired by music! Tune in, turn up the volume, and explore all the octaves. Designing never sounded so good!

:music: Participation is easy!
  • You come up with potential designs for our deviantART T-Shirts.
  • Deviants vote on their favorite designs.
  • Judges choose three designs from the highest-voted submissions.
  • Artists of the winning submissions get cash and their designs printed on T-Shirts for all to see and buy!
Entries should display an original image or images that show music through art. Use notes, instruments, or musicians -- anything that shows what music means to you. For more inspiration on the deviantART Design Challenge, check out the Musically Inspired creative pack!

This time we’re trying something new. We will allow a two-week period for you to submit your designs before we open the voting. Voting will last for one week only! So don’t forget to submit your work and then remind your friends to vote starting July 6, 2012!

:music: Prizes, prizes, prizes!

Three winners will be selected! Each winner receives $1,500 cash and 20 T-Shirts with their winning design! Plus, each of the winning designs will be sold in the deviantART shop.

:music: Not a designer?

You can vote! Just like the last Design Challenge, you still have a chance to make an impact and determine the future of deviantART’s designs without being a designer by voting. All throughout the Design Challenge keep an eye on the Music Category

If you see a design that would make a great shirt, click “I Want This” on the deviation to cast your vote for the entry. Voting will officially open on July 6th, 2012, so check the category then to make your voice heard. View the entries right now!

:music: Worried about cheaters?

Don’t worry. When the contest is over, deviantART will review the source of all entry data (including but not limited to username and IP data) for suspicious activity and remove fraudulent votes. Also, just because a design has the most votes doesn’t mean it automatically wins. Some designs are disqualified for not following the rules. The 100 qualifying designs receiving the most votes will move to the final judging round, where our panel of experts will pick three winners.

:music: Don’t delay!

Hurry! The deadline for entries is July 5, 2012 and voting ends on July 12, 2012. Submit your designs now and start casting your votes on July 6, 2012!

Click here to get started! And be sure to read the Official Terms for all the technical details.

Stream your musical ideas onto a T-Shirt! We can't wait to see your musically inspired designs! :sing:

DeviantART's latest Design Challenge is here! Create a T-Shirt design that's inspired by music for the chance to win $1,500 cash and the glory of having your winning design sold in the deviantART Shop. This contest is open to all deviants! Designing never sounded so good!
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sunheart678 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Well its too late but..Next time
yoursalvation Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012
when winners gonna be chosen?
MAMBITO1320 Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
Please add [link] to your +Watch list so you can get all the journal announcements for New Challenges, Semi-Finalists, Finalists, and new Design Challenge product in the shop.
Paul774 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
results top 3 [link]
SirMeliant Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
I dont get it, where are the finalists pics posted? who won? i dont see anylink, title , banner to indicate that
Paul774 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012
musiclove024 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
we did u guys find the results? it blocked in my country
MAMBITO1320 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012
Please add [link] to your +Watch list so you can get all the journal announcements for New Challenges, Semi-Finalists, Finalists, and new Design Challenge product in the shop.
novemberME Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012
why isn't there any results as to the winners or the semi-finalists?
daniacdesign Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012  Professional General Artist
the semi-finalist are here: [link]
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