Derby Preview #936: Two Colors!

Back at it again with the two color thanngg! Let’s see your best designs using only one or two colors! Yes, black and white count! You can use half-tones or transparencies.

No politics, no war, no cream shirts.
No celebrity likenesses in mockups/detail images.
One design per entry.
Up to 4 entries per artist.
No AI-generated art.

**This Derby begins MONDAY September 18 at 8pm, CST. & ends MONDAY September 25 at 8pm, CST. The three winning designs will be featured as a Daily offer the week the Derby ends. Great designs that don’t win may be included in an Editor’s Choice sale on Friday, so be sure to check back and see who makes the cut!

Please be sure to have your artwork ready to submit with your entry as part of the new submission process!

If you want to submit any off-topic designs, submit here!

If you are new to the derby and want to participate, WELCOME! Also, in addition to the rules above please check out our content guidelines here so you know what works and what doesn’t over here at Woot!

You can also download updated templates for your artwork over here . Happy designing!

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Alas, the old blog and forum posts are gone. Top selling artists patrickspens and ramyb wrote tutorials and shared their techniques when it came to doing halftones to take advantage of the shirt color itself.


If anyone does need tips on halftones, there’s an old Threadless forum post that might be helpful:

The video doesn’t work, but the text gives all the info you need (and there’s some additional discussion in the comments)