308 posts
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 7 years
  • Has referred 1+ members
  • Has sold $100+ on Envato Market
  • Has been a beta tester for an Envato feature
+3 more
BrianCoyDesign says

A couple sites I’m not sure if everyone is familiar with are IllustrationFriday.com and ColourLovers.com.

On Illustration Friday every friday a theme is e-mailed to you and you have to illustrate an image (if you want) based on the theme. No prizes just a great way to get your work seen and keep you creative.

On ColourLovers there are palletes of colors which users have put together based on trends or other items. Really cool site.

What I was thinking it might be a really cool idea for Theme Forest to have a (monthly) Designer’s Challenge where they provide all the images used in the templates along with a theme and/or a limited number of colours for the designers to choose from and then see what we all come up with.

429 posts I <3 WordPress
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Located in United States
  • Won a competition
+9 more
BoxyStudio says

That would be a great way to pile up some decent templates each month..

The top three could be chosen to be sold. And the grand prize winner gets some cash or an extra percentage point boost.

4918 posts
  • Has referred 1+ members
  • Has sold $5,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has collected 100+ items on Envato Market
  • Member of the Envato Team
+9 more
MarkBrodhuber Envato team says

Well there are contests on all of the marketplaces…most of them are pretty awesome…but I think a contest will probably be on hold until that little promotion that Collis dropped in his last post is complete.

It would make sense to get a competition going to motivate authors to produce a bunch of files…But a contest that focuses on quality rather than quantity would probably be best here. Or the highest selling comps always go well on FD.

1051 posts It's in the pipeline!
  • Has sold $500,000+ on Envato Market
  • Has been part of the Envato Community for over 6 years
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
+7 more
purethemes says

great idea IMO , very motivating, maybe the winner could get more profit from selling his contest template ;)

Helpful Information

  • Please read our community guidelines. Self promotion and discussion of piracy is not allowed.
  • Open a support ticket if you would like specific help with your account, deposits or purchases.
  • Item Support by authors is optional and may vary. Please see the Support tab on each item page.

Most of all, enjoy your time here. Thank you for being a valued Envato community member.

Post Reply

Format your entry with some basic HTML. Read the Full Details, or here is a refresher:

<strong></strong> to make things bold
<em></em> to emphasize
<ul><li> or <ol><li> to make lists
<h3> or <h4> to make headings
<pre></pre> for code blocks
<code></code> for a few words of code
<a></a> for links
<img> to paste in an image (it'll need to be hosted somewhere else though)
<blockquote></blockquote> to quote somebody

:grin: :shocked: :cry: Complete List of Smiley Codes

by
by
by
by
by
by