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Design a Poster For Counting Crows

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March 01, 2013 11:59 P.M. PDT

Cash Award

$500.00 USD


Counting Crows Prize Pack

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Poster Specs

  • Your file should be 16" x 20" and have a minimum resolution of 200 dpi
  • Accepted file formats: .JPG, .JPEG, .TIF, .TIFF, .EPS
  • .TIFF (or .TIF) formats should be flattened
  • .EPS formats must have all type converted to vector paths (traced or outlined)
  • RGB colorspace only for upload.
  • Max file size is 60mb

Design the Official Counting Crows Tour Poster

Counting Crows, rockers from California, are set to embark on a world tour this spring in support of their latest release, Underwater Sunshine

Design the official poster to celebrate the Underwater Sunshine tour. One winner will receive $500 and a Counting Crows prize pack. 

Suggested Theme & Style Guidelines

Last year, Counting Crows asked our Allies to create the Underwater Sunshine album cover. There were a ton of fantastic entries and the winner, "ivan", designed a killer album (shown below).

Be inspired by this design and the rest of the entries from the Editors' Picks Gallery from the Underwater Sunshine contest to get a feel for the band's aesthetic preference.

Use these designs as a guide ONLY and make sure to engineer your own unique and original design.

IMPORTANT: You must use the font provided in the Contest Support Files.

Things You Need To Include

  • The winning designer should be able to submit a layered file (.psd, .eps, .ai) of the winning design.
  • All submissions must be original art/illustrations.
  • You MUST use the provided font in the Contest Support Files.
  • Required text: "Counting Crows".
  • Optional text: "Underwater Sunshine Tour".

Things You Should Avoid

  • DO NOT use stock images or clip art.
  • Respect copyright. DO NOT submit copyrighted work.