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Prom Night

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This is a new shirt design that I did for some merch for a fairly popular screamy post-hardcore band. It was accepted and the design might actually see the cotton threads of a comfy shirt one day. Let’s hope that the printer is able to print it as it is in the mockup and not just crop it and center it on the shirt.

By the way, you can “love” or “comment” on this design if you want over at emptees.com – which by the way the community is really expanding lots of great designers post there. Rob Dobi, Horsebites, ATK Studios, Chris Rushing, etc. Lots of em. So if you’re a t-shirt designer or just a fan of this stuff in general, join and participate. Make the community even better!

About the Author, Jeff Finley

I'm a partner at Go Media, a Cleveland web design and development firm. We also specialize in print design and branding. I started Weapons of Mass Creation Fest and wrote the book Thread's Not Dead, teaching artists and designers how to start a clothing company. In my spare time, I write songs and play drums in Campfire Conspiracy. I'm a happy husband and an aspiring b-boy and lucid dreamer.
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  • Jordan

    whoa! this is a wicked awesome shirt, who is the band u made it for?

  • Jordan

    whoa! this is a wicked awesome shirt, who is the band u made it for?

  • http://www.matthodder.com Matt Hodder

    Very nice.. that will be hell to print haha

  • http://plansolution.com Matthew

    Very nice.. that will be hell to print haha

  • Guido

    Goodluck @ printer haha

    and this blog entry showed up nicely in my RSS feeds with netvibes! (now I trust it and unsubscribe to the email notification)

  • Guido

    Goodluck @ printer haha

    and this blog entry showed up nicely in my RSS feeds with netvibes! (now I trust it and unsubscribe to the email notification)

  • http://www.doseprod.com DOSEprodSAM

    Hi from France !
    Excellent ! nice one ! love the design.
    I’ll check that website

  • http://www.doseprod.com DOSEprodSAM

    Hi from France !
    Excellent ! nice one ! love the design.
    I’ll check that website

  • http://www.doseprod.com DOSEprodSAM

    Jeff if you don’t mind me asking .. It this all 100% designed in illustrator? 4 colours ready for printing on a tee? thx

  • http://www.doseprod.com DOSEprodSAM

    Jeff if you don’t mind me asking .. It this all 100% designed in illustrator? 4 colours ready for printing on a tee? thx

  • Stacy

    i would never guess this was for Bullet For My Valentine. i’m not a large fan of the band but i would most definitely rock this shirt. i love it.

  • Stacy

    i would never guess this was for Bullet For My Valentine. i’m not a large fan of the band but i would most definitely rock this shirt. i love it.

  • http://www.gomedia.us Jeff

    Yeah it’s for BFMV and this is not designed in illustrator. It’s all in Photoshop.

  • http://www.gomedia.us Jeff

    Yeah it’s for BFMV and this is not designed in illustrator. It’s all in Photoshop.

  • [ beast ]

    Jeff: As always – sweet product! If the printer can pull it off and it’s reasonably priced to do “one-offs” – can you post the information here? thx [m]

  • [ beast ]

    Jeff: As always – sweet product! If the printer can pull it off and it’s reasonably priced to do “one-offs” – can you post the information here? thx [m]

  • Rui Melo

    Seen the design on Emptees initially and totally fell in love (hopefully that doesn’t give off the wrong signal, I’m not at all sexually attracted to skulls, honestly)

    I would love for gomedia to start spitting out more Tee’s, hoodies, any apparel of this caliber.

    Great job

  • Rui Melo

    Seen the design on Emptees initially and totally fell in love (hopefully that doesn’t give off the wrong signal, I’m not at all sexually attracted to skulls, honestly)

    I would love for gomedia to start spitting out more Tee’s, hoodies, any apparel of this caliber.

    Great job

  • http://www.doseprod.com DOSEprodSAM

    Thanx for the info – I just thought all designs for tees had to be done in illustrator. Great to know I was wrong then and that you can also use photoshop. I suppose the size must match the tee and in 300 dpi?

  • http://www.doseprod.com DOSEprodSAM

    Thanx for the info – I just thought all designs for tees had to be done in illustrator. Great to know I was wrong then and that you can also use photoshop. I suppose the size must match the tee and in 300 dpi?

  • nath

    thats nice and dandy and all making skellys with hair crawlin on t-shirts for some ridiculous hardcore scream-yeah band. but what i want to know is other than fall of troy what bands do ya’llz like? i desire a post about the people that make up go mediazine.

  • nath

    thats nice and dandy and all making skellys with hair crawlin on t-shirts for some ridiculous hardcore scream-yeah band. but what i want to know is other than fall of troy what bands do ya’llz like? i desire a post about the people that make up go mediazine.

  • http://www.gomedia.us Jeff

    Dose – yeah it can even be smaller too, even at 150 DPI it won’t look terrible. But yeah I try to do it at 100% size at 300 DPI.

  • http://www.gomedia.us Jeff

    Dose – yeah it can even be smaller too, even at 150 DPI it won’t look terrible. But yeah I try to do it at 100% size at 300 DPI.

  • http://www.doseprod.com DOSEprodSAM

    Thx Jeff for the info ! again nice work !

  • http://www.doseprod.com DOSEprodSAM

    Thx Jeff for the info ! again nice work !

  • http://www3.sympatico.ca/mcvmann V

    I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN!!!
    that’s the band
    i am so sure of it.

  • http://www3.sympatico.ca/mcvmann V

    I KILLED THE PROM QUEEN!!!
    that’s the band
    i am so sure of it.

  • http://www3.sympatico.ca/mcvmann V

    dammit its bfmv
    :(

  • http://www3.sympatico.ca/mcvmann V

    dammit its bfmv
    :(

  • milkmedia

    where did you get that tee template? is there anyway i can get it from you?

  • milkmedia

    where did you get that tee template? is there anyway i can get it from you?

  • http://www.gunslingerdesignstudio.com Gunslinger

    Awesome design, Jeff … love the use of colors in this one. I think I need a bigger DTG printer, before I can handle all over designs! And thanks for turning me on to the emptees site, some amazing tee designers out there!!

  • http://www.gunslingerdesignstudio.com Gunslinger

    Awesome design, Jeff … love the use of colors in this one. I think I need a bigger DTG printer, before I can handle all over designs! And thanks for turning me on to the emptees site, some amazing tee designers out there!!

  • manal

    Thank you

  • manal

    Thank you

  • Dan

    Excellent job..
    dizi izle

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