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The Niceguys – Nice Short pt.9: Who Is James Kelley? (Video)

blame it on Meka May 4, 2011

The Houston-based crew will drop their next project, The James Kelley EP, later this year, and will be holding a contest for the project’s cover art where all aspiring designers are encouraged to join in. Hit the jump for more details.

Your task as aspiring artists, graphic designers, or just people who love to create, is to use all of the above information about James, and even the picture (or “essence” of it) if you so see fit, to create a cover that represents all of these things. THE WINNING PIECE, CHOSEN BY THE NICEGUYS WILL BE THE OFFICIAL COVER FOR THE EP IN DIGITAL AND HARDCOPY RELEASE LATER THIS SUMMER, AND WILL RECEIVE FULL CREDIT FOR THE ARTWORK.


1. Submit a PDF, JPEG, GIF, or PNG file to [email protected] on or before the deadline, FRIDAY JUNE 10th, 2011 at 10pm CST. (There are no limits on size, but if the file is too large for email attachment, you are welcome to upload the piece to a file transfer site and send the link to download as well)

2. Provide contact information for yourself to be reached if you are chosen as the winner: Full Name, Address and best phone number to be reached on. The Pi Group will send you your official copy of the EP once it is released. Your contact information will solely be used for the use of this contest exclusively and will not be shared with anyone.

3. There are no limits to your submissions, feel free to submit as many pieces as you like, The Niceguys will vote on their favorite pieces and a winner will be chosen from those, but you are more than welcome to submit as many designs as you like.

4. There are limits on mediums, Paint, Sculpt, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Pencil, Scanners, etc. What ever medium of creation that you are comfortable and familiar with is at your disposal. Create with no restrictions, we want your best work.