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Community Project: Vectortuts+ Snow Globe Showdown, Round 1


Vectortuts+ loves Illustration and discovering new talent, so today we are proud to be showcasing Round 1 of the Vectortuts+Snow Globe Showdown. If you missed out this time, don't worry, there's still time to part of it! Find out how to get involved, at the jump.

Snow Globe Showdown, Round 1

The designs are posted in no particular order, but we thought it would be fun to kick things off with a striking natural landscape image. Great work everyone, it's been fun to see what you've come up with.

Submissions are still open. Get your entries in before Sunday 25th of September 2011 for a chance to be in Showcase 2! More information on how to participate is at the end of this post.

Robert Sarudy
"Hi, I just wanted to have some fun and participate in the Snow Globe Showdown :)"

William Von Bank
"This project just gave me motivation to vectorize this mermaid I had drawn a while back. I can't imagine a better atmosphere for her to be in. It may not be a self portrait but I believe the style and subject matter tells a lot about a person."

Dave Spensley
"Yes, this is a self portrait. I did for my profile pic and I just "globe-isized" it. Been doing graphic for 36 years now! Since the old days of photo type, amberlith, PMT's & rapidograph pens."

Pascal Wagler
"I'm a hobby designer and started doing vectors with Inkscape approximate 3 years ago. I still love to use it and do vector illustrations in my free time when I need a little break. I often do silhouette artwork because you can express so much without making the image so fussy."

Zac Timbers
"I love cartoons and hockey! Recent Graphic Design Graduate Portfolio at"

Andy Eveland
"With a reference photo in hand, I started creating my Snow Globe literally from the ground up. Because of the angles of the Globe, I decided to do a cross section of the earth’s crust to make it look like I’d scooped this view right out of my front yard. Check out for the full story."

Pawel Pachorek
"Im working in a adversitment company I love graphics and my portfolio is"

Rigo Ortiz
"I'm a Graphic design student, and love graphic design and illustration. I based my design off what I love to create, fuzzy creatures, weird terrains, and putting myself in an odd place. When I design, I let my imagine literally run across my paper, and don't think about anything specifically, whatever the outcome is, I 'm usually happy with."

Create A Biographical Snow Globe

This project aims to spark your imagination and showcase the work of our extremely talented community. All you need to do for this project is download the design template and customize the Vectortuts+ Snow globe in any style and theme that represents your life and personality. Add your work to the Vectortuts+ Facebook Group and show us what your life looks like in Snow globe form. We will showcase a selection of the entries on our blog.

We can't wait to see what you come up with!

How to Get Involved!

Would you like to participate in the Vectortuts+ Snow Globe Showdown? It's easy, all you need to do is Download the Template, join the Vectortuts+ Facebook Group and get creative!

Vector Tuts+ Globe with Vector Freebie Pack by Anastasiia Kucherenko

How to Make a Vectortuts+ Snow Globe:

  1. Download the Design Template
  2. Draw your image onto the template, you can be as creative as you like, feel free to alter any or all of the illustration. We want to see creative and fun projects so go crazy!
  3. Upload your design to the Vectortuts+ Facebook Group with a short description of the design and what kind of character it is.


  • Artwork can be any style or theme as long as it's vector and 100% your own work.
  • You don't have to spend hours and hours on your piece, the project's aim is to be fun, fast and individual.
  • You may submit more than one design
  • When you publish your work on Facebook, please include one or two paragraphs about yourself and/or your work and a link to your website / online portfolio.
  • Have Fun!
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