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- 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)
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Create Commemorative Art for Paul Simon
Each month in 2013, Creative Allies and Sony Legacy Recording's feature an "Artist of the Month." This month we are celebrating one of the most successful and respected songwriters of his generation, Paul Simon.
Create poster art to commemorate Paul Simon's legendary career inspired by his songs, albums, and lyrics. Be creative and upload something you would see in an art gallery.
One winner will receive $500 and a Sony Legacy prize pack.
Suggested Theme & Style Guidelines
We're looking for original illustrations inspired by the songs, albums, and lyrics available in The Complete Albums Compilation.
Feel free to draw additional inspiration from an African and Latin American aesthetic, two musical styles Paul Simon often fused into his work.
Check out the album titles in the The Complete Albums Collection below and see a full tracklisting of each album here:
The Paul Simon Song Book (1965)
Paul Simon (1972)
There Goes Rhymin' Simon (1973)
Paul Simon in Concert: Live Rhymin' (1974)
Still Crazy After All These Years (1975)
One-Trick Pony (1980)
Hearts and Bones (1983)
The Rhythm of the Saints (1990)
Paul Simon's Concert in the Park (1991)
Songs From the Capeman (1997)
You're The One (2000)
So Beautiful or So What (2011)
IMPORTANT: You are NOT to depict Paul Simon's image or likeness in your design. We're looking for original illustrations that represent his music only.
Things You Need To Include
- You are NOT to use Paul Simons's image or likeness in your design. We're looking for original illustrations that represent his music only.
- Required Text: Paul Simon
- 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.
Things You Should Avoid
- DO NOT use stock images or clip art.
- Respect copyright. DO NOT submit copyrighted work.
- Please refrain from using photos.