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October 2019 Design Challenge - Boys will be Boys
Oct 1st, 2019, 5:40pm
 
If you have boys or you are one, this should conjure up lots of inspiration!    
     
October 2019 Design Challenge        
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Theme: Boys will be Boys  
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Requirements:          
- ONLY Big Stock cards will be accepted in this challenge.
 
- Write your own verse, be creative with a message that ties the imagery of choice  with the category choice and challenge theme  – this will be extremely important in this challenge.
 
- The judges will be looking for professional quality text layout, typography placement and font combinations in addition to a unique and captivating message that tells the story of the stock image you choose. Your added value needs to wow the judges!
 
- Blank verse will not be considered for entry in this challenge.  
    
- ONE card per artist          
     
- Submissions must be NEW, no existing designs        
     
- Your designs should differ from those already offered in the category of your choice to offer shoppers a variety of choices, not more of the same.      
 
CATEGORY:  Any category well-suited to the imagery/occasion/message.  
  
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Entry Deadline: Thursday, October 31st
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Please see more details on the challenge here on the Community blog:          
https://gcucommunity.com/2019/10/01/dash-of-inspiration-big-stock-only-design-ch
allenge-october-2019/
 
We look forward to snakes, snails, puppy dog tails, golf loving, beer chugging, beard wearing designs.
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Re: October 2019 Design Challenge - Boys will be B
Reply #1 - Nov 5th, 2019, 4:46pm
 
We are happy to announce the winners of the last Stock Card Creation Design Challenge of 2019, the October Design Challenge winners are:  
     
First Place - Betsy Bush of Dragonfire Graphics  
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/apology-im-sorry-cards/other-apology-im-sor ry/im-sorry-mom-remember-boys-1584874
 
Second Place - Jay and Susan of Shoaff Ballanger Studios
https://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/holiday-cards/fathers-day-cards/for-son/fat hers-day-for-son-from-1584446
 
Two great stock images paired with clever text to speak to the occasions!
     
Here is the last Design Challenge of the year, November's Design Challenge:      
http://www.greetingcarduniverse.com/forum/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1572913327
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Reply #2 - Nov 5th, 2019, 7:28pm
 
Betsy,
Congratulations on the win. The expression on the boy's face is classic and PERFECT. Great job.
Jay and Susan
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Reply #3 - Nov 6th, 2019, 10:00am
 
Congrats to Betsy and Jay and Susan. Well done!  
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Reply #4 - Nov 6th, 2019, 4:12pm
 
Congratulations to both of you! They are two great cards.  Smiley
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Reply #5 - Nov 7th, 2019, 3:35am
 
Thank you so much to the judges for choosing my design for 1st place!  
Thanks everyone for your kind comments.
Congratulations Jay and Susan for your winning design! Love it!
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