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Tee Contest Year in Review(s): 2020

It’s been a weird year, but t-shirt artists still found ways to make it fun! Here’s a look at the best shirt printed in each month of 2020…

January

mood by Trabu

“This is a cat with a plan, and having accomplished his goal of resting atop the red ball, he’s scoping out his next move.”

Threadless: Mood and more new this week, January 15th, 2020


February

Aerialphabet by waynem

“I love the way each bird pops out of the frame of their letter, creating unusual shapes and even the appearance of motion.”

Threadless: Aerialphabet and more new this week, February 5th, 2020


March

Afloat by Coffee Man

“The woodgrain of the popsicle stick also reminds one of a diving board, straddling the line between snack and water feature perfectly.”

Threadless: Afloat and more new this week, March 4th, 2020


April

Perfect Pitch by Airic (bewarethevipers)

“It’s a great use of minimal, iconic symbols, using the common triangle to define both trees and a tent.”

Threadless: Perfect Pitch and more new this week, April 29th, 2020


May

Unity by GammaRay

“The structure and use of icons invites the viewer to look deeper…”

Pampling’s Unity, May 14th, 2020


June

Small World by waynem

“…I’m especially fond of the way a simple, ordinary house sits right at the center of all the action.”

Threadless’s Small World, June 17th, 2020


July

Falling Fox by TobiasFonseca

“…the lines of the art pull the eye upward along the curve of the tail.”

Pampling’s Falling Fox, July 23rd, 2020


August

Suspicious Meow by artlahdesigns

“…if you look closely you’ll be rewarded with a silly, grinning dog in the mix.”

Threadless’s Suspicious Meow and more new this week, August 26th, 2020


September

Bartlett Pearott by artThouHilder

“Both the plant and the animal share such similar shape and coloring that the mix feels natural… if a bit amusingly unsettling.”

Threadless: Bartlett Pearott and more new this week, September 23rd, 2020


October

Universe Within by 7115

” It makes excellent use of the entire surface of the shirt, enveloping the collar and one sleeve in a dark explosion of hair and stars.”

Threadless: Universe Within and more new this week, October 7th, 2020


November

Game Port by Robert Ritcher

“The strong angle of the artwork makes the stacking feel extremely dramatic…”

Pampling’s Game Port, November 12th, 2020


December

Snowfall in Progress by weird&co

“…his festive yellow scarf and hat make it clear he’s staying jolly and enjoying his decorating.”

Threadless: Snowfall in Progress and more new this week, December 9th, 2020


That wraps it up for 2020, but you can see how t-shirt art fared in past years in Compete-tee-tion’s 201920182017201620152014201320122011, and 2010 contest roundups.

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