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There’s a cool new site out there called Emptees that’s showcasing the art of t-shirt design. There doesn’t seem to be a commercial slant like Threadless, and it’s more of basically a hub for inspiration. Some great artists are posting their designs there and it seems to be taking off. The site was created by the fine folks at Big Cartel so if there would be a commercial slant, it would be to try to get these apparel designers to sign up for their own Big Cartel store which is cool by me.

But anyway I’ve signed up and posted a few of my own apparel designs. I plan to post more eventually. There are lots of new designs posted every day by all the different artists and they are awarding the most favorited designs. I think it’s a great idea! If you’ve got some of your own shirts you’ve designed, might as well post them up so the community can give you feedback.

http://www.emptees.com

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  • lucas

    niceª thanks

  • lucas

    niceª thanks

  • http://blog.fantasticbonanza.com Joe

    I noticed some of your t-shirts on there! It would be nice to be able to organize the shirts more than just by how recently they were uploaded, though.

  • http://blog.fantasticbonanza.com Joe

    I noticed some of your t-shirts on there! It would be nice to be able to organize the shirts more than just by how recently they were uploaded, though.

  • Peter McClelland

    Emptees is an amazing website to show casing work, but id have to give some advise…

    Do not ever put work on it that you have used the gomedia vector packs on, as like me, you will be left negative feedback and comments like “nice work jeff finley” even if the piece in question doesnt look like the original vector image.

    But apart from that, a good site.

  • Peter McClelland

    Emptees is an amazing website to show casing work, but id have to give some advise…

    Do not ever put work on it that you have used the gomedia vector packs on, as like me, you will be left negative feedback and comments like “nice work jeff finley” even if the piece in question doesnt look like the original vector image.

    But apart from that, a good site.

  • http://www.gomedia.us Jeff

    Peter,

    Yeah those kinds of comments are uncessesary. But I think it’s only because I post my designs on emptees too and they know that I create stock artwork for the Arsenal.

  • http://www.gomedia.us Jeff

    Peter,

    Yeah those kinds of comments are uncessesary. But I think it’s only because I post my designs on emptees too and they know that I create stock artwork for the Arsenal.

  • Peter

    Yeah I guess your right.
    Just wanted to say though, you do an extremely amazing job on your vector images and designs. (without sounding cheesy) I hope some day my porfolio is half as good as yours is.

    Keep up the good work Jeff.

  • Peter

    Yeah I guess your right.
    Just wanted to say though, you do an extremely amazing job on your vector images and designs. (without sounding cheesy) I hope some day my porfolio is half as good as yours is.

    Keep up the good work Jeff.

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    I really like Doug’s gang sign shirts, and could almost see myself wearing the chopped-off hands version, but not quite. =) Also a fan of Rob’s Ideas Bloom shirt, as it’s safer shirt to wear than bloodied hands. Some of the funny-phrase shirts are cool, but I’m not too into funny phrase shirts.