Budsies are beautiful custom-sewn stuffed animals created from any drawing or photo. It basically turns any design into a huggable plush doll.
The objective of this challenge is to design something FUN for the community. The top 3 winners will have their designed stuffie made and sent. These stuffies will also be handled out during the TCO18 events.
Besides top 3 placements, we will be awarding for place 4th and 5th a Topcoder t-shirt.
BUT THAT’S NOT ALL!!
We have a special bonus prize of $50 for each new member that submits to a design challenge and gets any of the placements from 1st to 3rd. A new member is defined as a member who didn’t submit in any design challenge before.
Learn more about Budsies here.
Designers, this is a Design Month Fun Challenge! No desired outcome, no specific colors or ideas, but just a chance for you to have some fun and design something super cool!
For this challenge, you are asking you to design a Budsie stuffed animal with the following requirement:
- Be creative whether it is a cute monster or a lovely unicorn
- It can be a mashups of your favorite characters or TC admins or maybe legendary or mythical creatures
- It can be an imaginary creature that you used to draw when you were a kid
- A possible TCO mascot?
Head over to Budsies website and explore their gallery for more ideas and inspirations but do not copy them.
Provide a details of how your design looks like in:
- Front view
- Side view
- Top view
- and/or any other details ( ex. does your doll have paws? Or do they have special kind of legs? How do they look? )
The top 10 designs will be determined by Topcoder admins and then all the design community members can vote for the winner that which will be announced during the Design Workshop Wednesday on May 31, 2018.
- Topcoder admins
- Topcoder members
Your submission will be judged on the following criteria:
- Most desirable to hug
Submission & Source FilesPreview Image
Please create your preview image as one (1) 1024x1024px JPG or PNG file in RGB color mode at 72dpi and place a screenshot of your submission within it.
- Submit JPG/PNG image files based on Challenge submission requirements stated above
All source files of all graphics created in either Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, or even a scanned copy or a photo of the drawing you did.
Final FixesAs part of the final fixes phase, you may be asked to modify your design or modify overall colors.
Please read the challenge specification carefully and watch the forums for any questions or feedback concerning this challenge. It is important that you monitor any updates provided by the client or Studio Admins in the forums. Please post any questions you might have for the client in the forums.