Originally published at: https://community.envato.com/win-3000-in-our-pixelsquid-envato-wallpaper-contest/
We’ve teamed-up with the amazing object library PixelSquid to offer $3,000 in prizes for creating inspirational wallpaper designs to kick-off the creative new year!
What we’re looking forWe want you to create inspirational desktop wallpapers by incorporating the following:
- Object assets from PixelSquid
- An inspirational quote (either your own or something well-known)
- Great typography
What exactly is PixelSquid?PixelSquid is a library of thousands of perfectly isolated and spinnable objects that are completely free to use! Each image can be downloaded in PNG or PSD format and you can even manipulate and rotate each asset in Photoshop via the free PixelSquid Photoshop plugin!
For further inspiration and to see how some PixelSquid assets have been used, please check out the PixelSquid Gallery on Tumblr.
How to Enter
Create an inspirational wallpaper that contains:
- Post your image(s) right here in our official contest thread (simply drag and drop your full size image into your post). You can enter as many times as you like.
- All images must be 1920px x 1080px in JPG format
- Complete our official entry form (so we know where to send your prize should you win)
- Read our full terms & conditions
- Submit your entries by January 25, 2016.
Prizes & JudgingWe have some outstanding prizes up-for-grabs with a total prize fund of $3,000!
- Grand Prize > Best Overall Wallpaper > $1,000
- Runner-up > Best Overall Wallpaper > $500
- Best Typography > $250
- Best use of Photography > $250
- Best use of Color > $250
- Best use of PixelSquid Photoshop Layers > $250
- Best digital manipulation > $250
- Most inspirational > $250
Each winner can win a maximum of two prizes, for example, the Grand Prize ($1,000) and one additional prize ($250), or two additional prizes (2 x $250).
- Deadline: 12pm midday AEDT on Monday, January 25, 2016. Your wallpaper(s) MUST be posted to our official thread by this date/time.
- Winner Announcement: Monday, February 1, 2016 > Winners will be announced!