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Designers: Call for Entries

Hey you. You think you're hot shit? Huh? Yeah? Prove it.

Design a logo for my new vlog project, ESKIMO WITCH.

Chuck, that sounds great. What is your new vlog about?
Sandra, thanks for the question. ESKIMO WITCH is going to be an experimental comedy playground. Disturbing yet fun - like putting your head in a blender... with my head. You can unexpect moments of sincerity and audience participation! (Heh, yeah that's right, I totally said unexpect!!!!)
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My name is actually Jerold. Anyway, what the hell does "Eskimo Witch" mean?
Great question Rick! Next question. Ha, ha. Originally I thought it'd make a sweet band name. Being from Minnesota, I've always liked chilly-themed words. The name is also kindof a mashup, two words or ideas you don't expect to be together, hopefully evoking a bit of mystery, at once cute and sinister. These are all ideas that also describe the vlog. But feel to ignore all that crap and make something that YOU want to make.

So... is this a contest for the official logo?
There is no official logo. No Logo. Or – every logo is the official logo. It's all funky like that. Participation is part of the concept here, right down to the design of the site. (Note: I'm still a benevolent fascist dictator, and may not use every single thing you send me.)

What's my incentive?
I don't know, what inspires you? Right now it's just a name and an idea. Video bombs coming soon. Do you ever want to let loose with some "sick" or "ill" or "injured" design voodoo? Here's a chance to get seen. I'll have a credit page for every design contribution.

As a famous singer once said, "Express yourself." Another singer said, "Ya mo be there."

Specs. Gimme some specs!
Do whatever you want! Your logo will live on the screen - web and video. If you can sneak the URL (eskimowitch.com) in there someplace, that would be nice. Illustrator, Photoshop, scanned graffiti, bring it. If you're adventurous, you can design a home page with embedded video in addition to the logo. Here's the blank slate.

Sweet. I whipped something up, where ya want it?
I'm so excited to see your stuff. Zip it and email it to chuckolsen *at* gmail-dot-com. Also? If you have any kind of other visuals you want to send my way, raw material or work in progress, or animation -- bring it on. Let's stick it in the artsy farsty juicer that is ESKIMO WITCH.

July 25, 2006 at 06:38 PM in Art/Design | Permalink

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Actually, it's Karina...

I love fartsy juicers!

Hmmmm, I've got some ideas brewing. Ideas, not farts.

Posted by: Karina at Jul 25, 2006 9:29:07 PM

sweet! i guess ideas are okay too. :-)

i forgot one thing: you don't have to be a "captial D" designer.
after-hours artists and tenacious tinkerers, i want you. i want you hard.

Posted by: chuck at Jul 25, 2006 9:33:08 PM

"artsy farsty juicer" or "artsy fartsy juicer"?

regardless, words like that, mixed with "juicer", in any context, make me wanna hurl. but in a good way. I wanna hurl. I wanna hurl hard.

for a new logo how about a photo of yourself, using that nifty Mac effect that makes it look like you're making the jump to lightspeed. the title text of the project can wrap around your head and be in rainbow-like colors. wait, it sounds as if I'm giving away the most awesome idea...

oh I thought "eskimo witch" was the new way the kids are saying 'cold bitch'. I can't wait to see the look on the face of the first person I call an eskimo witch.

Posted by: Johnny at Jul 25, 2006 10:08:49 PM

Hopefully the ideas will manifest themselves in the form of an award winning logo. This is my hope. And my prayer.

Yeah, I dropped the "artsy" part, because honestly I'm not that arsty and even more honestly, the thought of a "fartsy juicer" makes the world feel beautiful again.

Johnny, you are so right on the eskimo witch thing! Hilarious!

Posted by: karina at Jul 25, 2006 11:41:10 PM

ESKIMO WITCH! LOVE THE NAME! AWESOME! Cant wait to see it!

Posted by: JON at Jul 26, 2006 11:59:11 AM

Will it have standup?

Posted by: blankout7 at Jul 27, 2006 3:12:21 PM