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World Collabs 8: The Submissions

World Collabs 8: The Submissions

I would like to thank everyone who sent your entries for the World Collabs 8 Vectology + Human Nature 84. Right now we're deciding the winners and already thinking about the next edition of the World Collabs, so stay tuned. We will announce the winners on May 16th, for now I will leave you guys with all this awesome submissions. Gabriela Bitencourt Cardoso Jose Macía Fredrik Gustafsson Hreyes531 Joe Ash Javier Porto Stefanie Huynh Lucas Tetrault Richard Davies Lars Erik Fjøsne Tridus George Velez Venice Cheah Neil Duerden Matt Drake

Update: The World Collabs #8 - Human Nature 84

Update: The World Collabs #8 - Human Nature 84

We updated the deadline of the contest and the guidelines to submit your entry, in order to make it easier for you guys. So please go on and show us some awesome stuff. What is "The World Collabs"? "The World Collabs" will give you the possibility to work with PSD or Ai files of established artists. TWC gives you a secret in-view in the workflow of the stars and catapults you miles forward in your journey to design heaven. This way you learn to practice with different shapes, backgrounds, patterns brushes and new styles. Every month we will offer you an unfinished piece of an experienced and accredited graphic designer to the world. The piece will be unfinished, so you can complete the PSD/AI-file with your very own style. This way every month you can collaborate with the best designers of the world. The final pieces will be judged by the Abduzeedo Team and the artist himself. The three best works will be rewarded with prizes. Prizes First Place - Lifelong membership at Vectology.com, $ 100 at Amazon, an approval for an original collaboration with the artist Human Nature 84 and a feature on Abduzeedo. Second Place - 1 year membership at Vectology.com, 1 copy of Abduzeedo Inspiration Guide for Designers and a exclusive vector pack from Human Nature 84. Third Place - 3 months membership at Vectology.com, 1 copy of Illustrator CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide. Sponsor Vectology.com is a vector community and tutorial website that is making a huge change on the the digital art field by showing to everyone that vectors are more than just tracing and solid shapes. On Vectology you can learn not only about the basic tools of illustrator, but also illustration tips and tricks that will be extremely helpful on the role creative process. This is a website that's turning the way we see vector and digital art nowadays and I recommend to everyone. Featured artist: Human Nature 84 Mike Austin aka. Human Nature 84 is the most outstanding vector artist I ever met, he's the man behind the Vectology community and will be our artist featured on this World Collabs. Here's more about the artist on his own words: "I graduated from Platt College of design in 2004 with a focus on graphic design. Later on in my career I began focus more on my illustration itch and began to work in the illustration field. I have a Wife and a son (and a daughter on the way). And I’m the biggest TOOL fan the world has ever known!" humannature84.deviantart.com Some of Human Nature 84 artworks. Some of Human Nature 84 artworks.Take part at the contest This is an independent design contest with endless possibilities to finish this piece. There are just three simple steps to take part. 1. Download the PSD-File/ AI-File; 2. Push your creativity beyond boundaries and finish the design; 3. Send the image link to marcostorres90[at]gmail.com . Remember: send only the link of the image. *By taking part at this contest you give us permission to use your image for Abduzeedo's showcases. Remember: - Last day of submitting is Sunday, May 5th - Don't the change size of the canvas, but feel free to rotate the image; - Leave the logo, so we recognize it as an entry; - Every artist can submit 1 design only; - Let us see that it's a collaboration. We will award you for your ability to work with someone else's design. Featured Design This month Mike gave us this nice amount of elements to play with, you can download it by clicking on the image. Click to download the editable file.Want to be the next featured artists? You think you are skilled enough to be the featured artist for the next months TWC. We follow some simple rules, when choosing a new piece. - You are an energized designer with lot of motivation; - Your designs have your very unique style; - You only use files which are completely copyright free; If you are interested, please write an email to marcostorres90[at]gmail.com

The World Collabs #8 - Human Nature 84

The World Collabs #8 - Human Nature 84

We are proud to say that after a hiatus we're back with The World Collabs contests. We know you missed this so much, so here we are again giving you the oportunity to collaborate with great artists and compete with other great designers. What is "The World Collabs"? "The World Collabs" will give you the possibility to work with PSD or Ai files of established artists. TWC gives you a secret in-view in the workflow of the stars and catapults you miles forward in your journey to design heaven. This way you learn to practice with different shapes, backgrounds, patterns brushes and new styles. Every month we will offer you an unfinished piece of an experienced and accredited graphic designer to the world. The piece will be unfinished, so you can complete the PSD/AI-file with your very own style. This way every month you can collaborate with the best designers of the world. The final pieces will be judged by the Abduzeedo Team and the artist himself. The three best works will be rewarded with prizes. Prizes First Place - Lifelong membership at Vectology.com, $ 100 at Amazon, an approval for an original collaboration with the artist Human Nature 84 and a feature on Abduzeedo. Second Place - 1 year membership at Vectology.com, 1 copy of Abduzeedo Inspiration Guide for Designers and a exclusive vector pack from Human Nature 84. Third Place - 3 months membership at Vectology.com, 1 copy of Illustrator CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide. Sponsor Vectology.com is a vector community and tutorial website that is making a huge change on the the digital art field by showing to everyone that vectors are more than just tracing and solid shapes. On Vectology you can learn not only about the basic tools of illustrator, but also illustration tips and tricks that will be extremely helpful on the role creative process. This is a website that's turning the way we see vector and digital art nowadays and I recommend to everyone. Featured artist: Human Nature 84 Mike Austin aka. Human Nature 84 is the most outstanding vector artist I ever met, he's the man behind the Vectology community and will be our artist featured on this World Collabs. Here's more about the artist on his own words: "I graduated from Platt College of design in 2004 with a focus on graphic design. Later on in my career I began focus more on my illustration itch and began to work in the illustration field. I have a Wife and a son (and a daughter on the way). And I’m the biggest TOOL fan the world has ever known!" humannature84.deviantart.com Some of Human Nature 84 artworks. Some of Human Nature 84 artworks.Take part at the contest This is an independent design contest with endless possibilities to finish this piece. There are just four simple steps to take part. 1. Download the PSD-File/ AI-File; 2. Push your creativity beyond boundaries and finish the design; 3. Submit the final image to Rawz with author's name and the link to the source. 4. Send the Rawz's link to marcostorres90[at]gmail.com , do not send the final image to the e-mail, only the hyperlink. *By taking part at this contest you give us permission to use your image for Abduzeedo's showcases. Remember: - Last day of submitting is Sunday, April 28th - Don't the change size of the canvas, but feel free to rotate the image; - Leave the logo, so we recognize it as an entry; - Every artist can submit 1 design only; - Let us see that it's a collaboration. We will award you for your ability to work with someone else's design. Featured Design This month Mike gave us this nice amount of elements to play with, you can download it by clicking on the image. Click to download the editable file.Want to be the next featured artists? You think you are skilled enough to be the featured artist for the next months TWC. We follow some simple rules, when choosing a new piece. - You are an energized designer with lot of motivation; - Your designs have your very unique style; - You only use files which are completely copyright free; If you are interested, please write an email to marcostorres90[at]gmail.com

World Collabs 4 Winning Entry Tutorial by Mat Macquarrie

Hello and welcome, this is a quick tutorial on how I created my poster concept for the World Collabs 4 competition. The tricky thing about planning a tutorial like this is, I created the elements with the 3D shapes from Joao Oliveira. As a quick intro to this read, A World Collabs poster begins with one designer supplying some elements and the second designer adding to those elements to create a completed poster. My goal was to use the elements supplied by the collaborator as much as possible in creating my piece. For these steps, all I did was take the shapes, expand and rotate them to start forming my robot and it's environment. Later I pasted a robotic eye that I created for a previous project. A link to a separate tutorial detailing how I made the robotic eye can be found at the bottom of this page. Robot Face I started by trying to frame the environment for the face to hover in. I flipped the shapes around to create what I called a rubber-room effect on the sides. Then I just started layering shapes one at a time until the robot started to take shape. Effects Once the robot was complete, I added a glow effect on the upper left of the skull-plate. I selected a wide circle brush and set the hardness to 0 and 70% flow and threw a quick dot and set it's layer style to Linear-dodge. Final Result I figured the blue/black colour palette would be pretty popular among other entries so I wanted to change it to something else. I opened channel mixer and tweaked it until the dark blues turned to the gold/plum colour that I have now. Then I just layered a quick title and a signature and I'm done. I really hope you enjoyed this tutorial. To learn how I created the robotic eye, I created a tutorial showing the steps in painting it.. Also check out my Web site http://www.matmacquarrie.ca/ Download the Photoshop File Click here to download the Photoshop file used for this tutorial

The World Collabs #3 - Winner

We recently started "World Collabs" our new cutting edge design contest. We struggled hard because most of the entries were really good. Here are the four winning designs. I am very excited to introduce you the four winners of the designing contest. Starting Image: Featured Design by James White http://www.signalnoise.com Prize 1. $ 200 (send via PayPal), an approval for an original collaboration with the artist and a feature on Abduzeedo 2. $ 100 (send via PayPal) 3. A Single Version of image editing program Pixelmator (worth 59 $) 4. A Copy of the Logo Book "Lords of Logos" (worth 55 $) There were tons of good entries but there could only be three winners. So here they are 4. Place: Martins "kic" Legzdins http://www.legzdins.lv/ 3. Place: Matthew Mackay http://seamz.ca/ 2. Place: Perttu Murto http://www.perttumurto.com/ 1. Place: François Hoang http://www.aoirostudio.com I will contact the winners for their prizes. Thanks for everyone who has been involved in this contest. And make sure you're there for the third contest.

The World Collabs #3 - Submissions

Few month ago we started our new monthly design contest called "The World Collabs". For those of you who havent heared about it: It's a designing challenge that lets you collaborate with the best designers of the world. For the month July we got James White to work with you. Here are the Submissions. For this contest Abduzeedo provides you with a Photoshop design from an acknowledged artist you can collab with. For more information about the full contest please visit The World Collabs #3 - with James White article. The starting piece by James White www.signalnoise.com What do you think are the best submissions. Write a comment and talk about it with the community The Submissions 01 - Martins "kic" Legzdins http://www.legzdins.lv/ 02 - Dcen http://www.flickr.com/photos/27640542@N02/ 03 - Joshua Webster 04 - Mauricio Rivera 05 - Shannon Reid http://www.squidsmarks.com/ 06 - Theo Cordner www.mindstateproductions.deviantart.com 07 - Erick Diaz http://stadf.com 08 - Halvor Nordrum 09 - Frederic Bartl http://www.artofarts.de/ 10 - Pigex 11 - Jakoubek Navratil 12 - Friederike Mannig 13 - Bryan Hogg 14 - tim dekens 15 - Velimir Pavi? 16 - Jason Moody http://moodyrama.blogspot.com 17 - Stephen Lam http://down-1.deviantart.com/ 18 - Ramon Thompson http://www.hidobrado.com 19 - AltF4 20 - D Cen http://www.flickr.com/photos/27640542@N02/ 21 - ????????? ????????? 22 - Jeremey Fleischer http://behance.net/jeremey 23 - Mr.Blonde 24 - Daniel Emeka 25 - Tiago Vidinha http://vidinha.deviantart.com/ 26 - Kevin Compeer 27 - Jakoubek Navratil 28 - Rolando Lorcehhttp://hecrol.deviantart.com 29 - Rc Espedido 30 - Kees van Duyn http://www.kcdgraphics.nl/ 31 - 3tx http://3tx.deviantart.com/ 32 - Leena Parvin 33 - Marnix 't Hart 34 - Wambui Kabue 35 - Mat MacQuarrie www.matmacquarrie.ca 36 - Daphne Endress Mahfuz 37 - Mattia Bernini http://www.flickr.com/photos/livemorethinkless/ 38 - Bilal Karim http://www.xeenat.com 39 - Vanguard www.vanguard-atelier.com 40 - Ivan Vashchenko 41 - Marcos Duarte Torres http://www.behance.net/marcostorres/frame 42 - Jonathan Brown 43 - Simon H. http://simonh.me/ 44 - robert go http://www.sleep-zero.com 45 - Dathan Cruz 46 - Alexandre Ormond vimeo.com/alexandreormond 47 - Matthijs Weegink 48 - Husam Elfaki http://www.galaxyturbo.net 49 - Edmar Cisneros 50 - Tiago Monteiro http://www.behance.net/Tsworks 51 - Adrien de Broglio http://www.supercolorstudio.com 52 - Riccardo Sabatini http://richardtherough.deviantart.com/ 53 - patrik hjelm 54 - Samir Souza Reis 55 - Shmee http://www.shmeeizer.deviantart.com 56 - Alvin Ofori-Brown 57 - Sam Johnson 58 - Thom-Design http://www.eset.com 59 - Nuriza Saputra http://www.behance.net/NurizaSaputra 60 - Stefan Lührmann www.geniuzdesigns.de 61 - Benny Govaerts 62 - Teela Cunningham www.teelac.com 63 - François Hoang www.aoirostudio.com 64 - Arthur Leonov 65 - Jessica Whitehead 66 - Luca Molnar 67 - Kid Grandios 68 - Perttu Murto http://www.perttumurto.com/ 69 - Kevin Gilmour www.kevingilmour.com 70 - Randall Church 71 - Matthew Mackay 72 - Ben Edwards 73 - Renato Valderramas 74 - Ricardo Aranibar 75 - Ryan McGovern 76 - Yuri Kofman 77 - Ben Crawford

The World Collabs #3 - with James White

Abduzeedo takes pride in being one of the worlds leading design blogs. Having interviewed a bulk of the most infamous creative geniuses, we want to use our potential to introduce a new star on the Abduzeedo stage …YOU. This is our third contest for The World Collabs. Our new cutting edge Abduzeedo collaboration project, which will give you the possibility to collaborate and compete with the worlds leading designers and artists. What is "The World Collabs"? "The World Collabs" will give you the possibility to work with PSD files of established artists. TWC gives you a secret in-view in the workflow of the stars and catapults you miles forward in your journey to design heaven. This way you learn to practice with different shapes, backgrounds, patterns brushes and new styles. Every month we will offer you an unfinished piece of an experienced and accredited graphic designer to the world. The piece will be unfinished, so you can complete the PSD-file with your very own style. This way every month you can collaborate with the best designers of the world. The final pieces will be judged by the Abduzeedo Team and the artist himself. The three best works will be rewarded with prizes. Prize 1. $ 200 (send via PayPal), an approval for an original collaboration with the artist and a feature on Abduzeedo 2. $ 100 (send via PayPal) 3. A Single Version of image editing program Pixelmator (worth 59 $) 4. A Copy of the Logo Book "Lords of Logos" (worth 55 $) Artist of July: James White I am very proud to present the artists for our third Collaboration post: James White. In his 11-year career he worked for a number of professional companies performing both web and print design, gaining experience through a wide variety of projects and clients, both large and small. He is one of our favorites at Abduzeedo and has been featured in numerous articles and interviews ( Interview: James White ). I have always been pursuing my personal design and art projects on my own time. This led to me creating Signalnoise.com, my personal art blog which serves as a conduit to the global art community and has become a source for spreading inspiration, process and technical information. This eventually grew into an online store where I sell my posters to people all over the world. http://www.signalnoise.com/ Take part at the contest This is an independent design contest with endless possibilities to finish this piece. There are just three simple steps to take part. 1. Download the PSD-File; 2. Push your creativity beyond boundaries and finish the design; 3. Send the link or the final image to aloa[at]abduzeedo.com or @obstgemuese; By taking part at this contest you give us permission to use your image for Abduzeedo's showcases. Remember: - Last day of submitting is July 25th; - Don't change size, but feel free to rotate the image; - Leave the logo, so we recognize it as an entry; - Let us see that it's a collaboration. We will award you for your ability to work with someone elses design. Featured Design - July Download the .PSD file here Want to be the next featured artists? You think you are skilled enough to be the featured artist for the next months TWC. We follow some simple rules, when choosing a new piece. - You are an energized designer with lot of motivation; - Your designs have your very unique style; - You only use files which are completely copyright free; If you are interested, please write an email to aloa[at]abduzeedo.com

The World Collabs #2 - Submissions

Last month we started our new monthly design contest called "The World Collabs". For those of you who havent heared about it: It's a designing challenge that lets you collaborate with the best designers of the world. For the month June we got Bechira Sorin to work with you. Here are the Submissions. This contest Abduzeedo provides you with a Photoshop design from an acknowledged artist you can collab with. For more information about the full contest please visit The World Collabs #2 - with Bechira Sorin article. The starting piece by Bechira Sorin www.bechira.com.com What do you think are the best submissions. Write a comment and talk about it with the community The Submissions 01 - Eric Vasquez http://www.ericvasquez.net/ 02 - Leena Parvin 03 - Julian Zipper 04 - Cristian Ienciu http://www.behance.net/ienciucristian 05 - Rolando LorCeH http://hecrol.deviantart.com/ 06 - Alex Fisk 07 - Jeroen van Eerden 08 - Anton Build http://cargocollective.com/AntonBuild 09 - Alejandro Rosado 10 - Pandamore Spirit http://pandamore-spirit.deviantart.com/ 11 - Christian Luehrmann http://www.behance.net/crCunltd 12 - Juliano Vieira 13 - Marcos Torres http://www.behance.net/marcostorres/frame 14 - Alexander Philippsen 15 - Leena Parvin 16 - David Gobber http://www.behance.net/DavidGobber 17 - Adrian Piciorea http://paroiq1.deviantart.com/ 18 - Carlos Pujols 19 - Max Zurlino http://www.panalpina.com 20 - Umistro Gangari http://slayyou2.deviantart.com/ 21 - Michael Krauss 22 - Charlie Keeper 23 - Dobak Zsolt 24 - q-harrr 25 - Stephen Lam http://down-1.deviantart.com/ 26 - Lorna Marrison http://eynshamgods.blogspot.com/ 27 - Kid Grandios http://www.behance.net/kidgrandios 28 - Christopher Raymond http://yellowboxstudio.com/christopheraymond.net/ 29 - 3tx http://3tx.deviantart.com/ 30 - Kid Grandios http://www.behance.net/kidgrandios 31 - Robert de Jong http://www.capsz.com/ 32 - Diego Castro Gaona 33 - Stephen Walker 34 - Herr Hummel http://www.herrhummel.de/ 35 - Jessica Whitehead 36 - Sudarshan Ashokkumar 37 - Max Knorr 38 - Arnold Camas 39 - Jonas Fleuraime http://fleuraime.deviantart.com/ 40 - Anthony Tsang http://www.behance.net/Man-Tsun 41 - Simon Schmitz 42 - J-d-yao http://j-d-yao.deviantart.com/ 43 - Andre Reis 44 - Boian Cristian 45 - Lee Ann Zipagan http://www.flickr.com/photos/amessage 46 - Graphon Labour http://graphonlabour.com/ 47 - Iruhdam http://iruhdam.deviantart.com/ 48 - Csaba Fekete 49 - Sarah Lyons 50 - Kid Grandios http://www.behance.net/kidgrandios