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Gorgeous art brings everything to life. From posters and products to t-shirts and tattoos, powerful visuals will always leave a lasting impression. Our artists are masters of the latest trends, and they’ll create a work of art just for you that you can print or post online. 
 
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You have access to our entire global design community who can send you all sorts of creative design ideas, unique to your illustration.
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Ready-to-go files and total freedom

Your new illustration comes with production-ready files that you can send directly to the printer. Plus, the copyright is all yours.
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Flexible pricing for any budget

Request and compare multiple quotes, then negotiate the final price with your preferred designer.
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1. Tell us what you want

Our interactive creative brief makes it simple to describe your design challenge and set your budget.

2. Get dozens of illustration concepts

Our global community of professional designers present their ideas. You provide feedback.

3. Pick your favorite

Seven days later, choose your winning design.

Classic to cartoony: we’ve got art for you.

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The City of Woodinville is a small suburban city about 15 miles northeast of Seattle. It is primarily a tourist destinat
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Lifestyle clothing company catering to all ages.
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We create Christian prayer tools that help Christians pray more often
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We sell seat cushions that take pressure off different parts of the body
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Whiskey Label Development Our initial concept is to have a strong powerful character/hero "Radix" to drive the brand an
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Upnetic is an online services platform for small business owners, startups, and entrepreneurs to get the advice, resourc
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Android Word finding games
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We raise children.
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We are a local coffee shop based out of Las Vegas. Our focus is on third wave coffee in a hip welcoming environment, hea
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We are a start-up company work. Our employees work as independent neutral third parties to investigate and resolve work
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Fixed pricing for Design Contests

Need gorgeous art for a poster? We can do that. Or a character concept for your children’s book? We’re on it! Whatever you need, we’ve got fast, beautiful graphic drawings from the pros.

Bronze US$349

  • Expect ~30 designs
  • Money back guarantee

Silver US$549

  • Expect ~40 designs
  • Money back guarantee
  • Larger designer prize

Gold US$899

  • Expect ~50 designs
  • Money back guarantee
  • Larger designer prize
  • Mid and Top Level designers only

Platinum US$1,399

  • Expect ~40 premium designs
  • Money back guarantee
  • Larger designer prize
  • Top Level designers only
  • Prioritized support
  • Dedicated manager

Your burning illustration design FAQs, answered.

What will I get with my illustration design?
Everything you need to move to production. Your illustration will be uploaded in the correct formats based on your stated needs. Typically this means a production-ready Adobe Illustrator file, Adobe Photoshop file, PDF file or EPS file.

Since not everyone has the correct design programs to open these files (your printer will), you will also get web preview files in PNG or JPEG file formats.

Plus, you’ll get the full legal copyright, so the design will be all yours.
What do I need to bring to the graphic illustration process?
Lots of ideas! If you’re looking for inspiration, explore 99designs for fantastic examples of illustrations created by our design community.

Bring as many specifics as you can, too. Include color ideas, character descriptions, data, themes, dimensions, other art you like, printing requirements and any other specifications that would affect your design.

The more you give the designers, the better they can create an illustration for you.
Can I use images in my design?
Yes. If you have any specific images (like a logo or a photo) that need to be included with your illustration, please submit them to designers with your brief.
 
What if I have more than one illustration or need additional sizes?
Your custom illustration contest includes one winning illustration. If, for example, you need a second piece or an additional size, you have a couple of options: you can run a second contest, or you can start a 1-to-1 Project with your winning designer to create the additional assets.
Can I work with my designer once my contest ends?
Absolutely (and we love it when that happens)! When your illustration contest has finished, you can start a 1-to-1 Project with your winning designer.
Who owns what copyright and when?
On 99designs, designers agree to upload only original artwork, so each designer owns the rights to their design submissions until you choose your contest’s winner. During the design handover stage, the designer agrees to transfer the rights, and you become the owner of the copyright of that illustration.
Which package should I choose for my custom illustration contest?
We guarantee that you’ll get a great illustration at any pricing level, but our higher-priced packages give you more design options and better support.

Here’s how it works: When you pay more, the prize for the winning designer is bigger, too. More experienced designers participate in your contest, so you get more high-quality designs to choose from. More options means additional time that's needed to review your designs. That’s why our Gold and Platinum packages offer dedicated managers to help streamline that process by writing creative briefs and giving your designers feedback.

When selecting your illustration contest package, think about how much time you’ll have and what experience you have writing briefs and working with designers. If you're still unsure, contact us for a design consultation.
How can I protect my illustration contest with an NDA?
Choose “Make your contest private” from the Contest options section before you launch your illustration art contest. This will prohibit designers from using their designs elsewhere, and your contest will be unsearchable on the web.

This will automatically attach a standard NDA template to your contest. If you prefer, you can also upload your own NDA.
Is there really a 100% money back guarantee?
We offer a 100% money-back guarantee within 60 days of payment on all Illustration Contests, except those with a guaranteed prize and those that have entered the Final Round. You can also call us anytime to help you rewrite your brief, reopen your project to ensure you get a good result and help you pick a winning design. Remember, if we refund your contest, you aren’t legally entitled to use any of the designs submitted to your contest.

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