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Tom is the founder of PSDFAN. He loves writing tutorials, learning more about design and interacting with the community. On a more interesting note he can also play guitar hero drunk with his teeth.

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11 Comments:

  1. Randomness says:

    Off the top of my head I would say either 1)make a tutorial that might be included here, or 2)create an original photoshop creation using a tutorial you have already put up.

    As far as prizes go, cash trumps all ;)

    But in lieu of cash, I’d say… well, I don’t know, I’m still new at this, so I will just congratulate the winner.

  2. Tom says:

    Thanks Randomness, pretty cool suggestions :) I like the idea of people posting outcomes from the tutorials. And yeah I like the idea of a cash prize, it’s just not that original ;) . I ideally want something really cool and unique to generate some buzz around the site.

  3. Ali says:

    Cash prize? Noo, don’t think so.
    Maybe a VIP status or something :P I don’t know..

  4. Tom says:

    Heh what’s so wrong about a cash prize? ;) I’m actually planning a VIP kind of membership system so you’ll have to wait and find out more about that!

  5. Randomness says:

    The VIP thing sounds good…then again cash AND a VIP membership never hurt ;)

    J/K, the VIP sounds like a good idea.

  6. Tom says:

    Heh, well if you can think of some kind of VIP status that didn’t involve a membership as such I’d definitely consider it.

  7. beets says:

    a simple contest idea might be for users to create an image using only stock images provided by you in the post. they could do anything they want with them, and add text if desired… but they can’t add any new images to the mix.

    another take on the idea might be to supply several images and challenge users to take those images and recreate a famous album cover or other famous work of art, again without adding additional images.

  8. Tom says:

    Really interesting ideas there Beets, I especially like the first one. Any ideas for prizes?

  9. beets says:

    not really, sorry. :-/

    i can’t really think of anything other than the VIP stuff mentioned, cash, or something like a t-shirt.

    donations made to a charity of the winner’s choosing might be cool, but i don’t know if that’d be enough motivation for most people, sadly.

  10. Tom says:

    Nah don’t worry about it, those are all good suggestions, although I have to agree with you that charity probably isn’t enough motivation for most people. I’ll probably go with old fashioned cash :P

  11. oes tsetnoc says:

    cash i dont think is the best,,, lol, may be you can create a design for him like his home page or i dont know…what can be better.

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