Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The SHAOLIN JAZZ – Album Cover Design Contest

This past April, Gerald Watson and DJ 2-Tones teamed up to mash the raps of the Wu-Tang against the rhythms of old school jazz in The Shaolin Jazz "37th Chamber" Mixtape. Due to the positive response from Wu-Tangers and music enthusiasts, Watson and Tones wanted to further engage fans in a unique and creative way that would allow them to interact with the project graphically, so they developed The SHAOLIN JAZZ – Album Cover Design Contest. The winning designer will receive footwear from the Vans OTW Collection and apparel from Staple Design. Get all of the details for the contest after the jump!
The SHAOLIN JAZZ - Album Cover Design Contest (an extension of the notable SHAOLIN JAZZ - The 37th Chamber music project) is a month long competition (running until Monday, August 8), whereby participants can submit designs or "graphic remixes" of the album cover with the winner receiving footwear courtesy of VANS OTW and apparel courtesy of Staple Design. The winner will be announced Wednesday, August 10 via the Art vs. Commerce website.

Rules/Guidelines:
1. Designers can submit up to two (2) album cover designs only
2. A design collective can only participate as one (1) designer - submitting only two (2) designs
3. Size specs: 8.3 x 8.3, 72dpi
4. Acceptable file formats: jpg, png, pdf not to exceed 2mb
5. Deadline for submitting work - Monday August 8th
6. Submit work to art_vs_commerce@yahoo.com
7. To see the album cover click here

Entries will be judged on the following criteria: originality and creativity, usage of typography, and connectivity to the theme of SHAOLIN JAZZ.

Eligibility:
The competition is open to everyone worldwide

Prize:
The winner will receive footwear courtesy of VANS OTW and apparel courtesy of Staple Design

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1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

tight contest, btw, who won this one?

August 15, 2011 at 11:41 AM  

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