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MacAppStorm Lightning Themed Wallpaper Contest

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We have the next all new Psdtuts+ Design Contest to kick off this month. We're partnering with one of our sister sites MacAppStorm for this one. Give us your best lightening themed wallpaper design with a Mac feel that you've got. For you Mac lovers out there, this will be a fun contest!

Up for grabs are numerous cash prizes, a vareity of Mac applications, and a 1-year membership to Psd Plus. This is going to be a Mactastic contest! Learn all about the contest and how to enter at the jump!

Contest Winners!!!

After a great deal of deliberation, we have decided upon the winners of our desktop wallpaper competition (in conjunction with Mac AppStorm). There were so many fantastic entries, choosing only ten winners was incredibly difficult, but the results are in. To view the winning entries visit Psdtuts+ Wallpaper Competition Winners announcement on Mac AppStorm.

Also, stay tuned to Mac AppStorm as a huge selection of contest entries will be showcased in a new post there shortly. There was a truckload of creative entries into this contest. Thank you to all the entrants. Prizes will be distributed to the winners over the next few days.


About the Contest

This is a joint contest with our sister site MacAppStorm, which is a great place to learn all about Mac applications. Submit your best lightning themed wallpaper design with a Mac feel that you've got. Wow us with your talent and creativity!

Read on to find out more about Judging Criteria, How to Enter, Prizes, Terms & Conditions, and learn about our Sponsors. Entries are open between now and the August 28th. So, get your entries in before August 28th, 2009 Eastern Standard Time. We'll be announcing the winners mid-Septermber. Get creative with this contest and have some fun!

Contest Judging

We will be judging this contest based on a few criteria:

  • Practicality and professionalism of design.
  • Originality and artistic direction.
  • Mac feel and creative application of the theme.
  • Attention to detail and level of pixel perfection.
  • Adherence to the Terms & Conditions of the contest.

How to Enter

To enter the competition, contestants may submit any number of wallpaper designs via the following instructions:

  • Submit your design via the MacAppStorm Wallpaper form.
  • Submit a JPG image with a Minimum resolution of 1920 pixels by 1200 pixels
  • Entries must somehow incorporate the AppStorm logo and/or the Apple logo
  • Also, here is the AppStorm Logo to use in your wallpaper design.


Terms & Conditions

  • Entries must be submitted via our MacAppStorm Wallpaper form before midnight August 28th, 2009 Eastern Standard Time.
  • Entries into the competition must be entirely your work.
  • Plus memberships will be issued from the date of notification of the winners. They are not redeemable for cash.
  • Judging of the winners will be done by the editor and writing staff of MacAppStorm in conjunction with the Tuts+ Manager. Our decision is final.
  • Staff or regular writers of Psdtuts+ and MacAppStorm are not eligible to enter. Occasional contributors (i.e. people who have had less than 2 pieces of content published on the site) are eligible to enter.






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