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“Re-create a classic design in crayon” – Abbie Freeman’s Monthly Brief

Each month we invite creatives from across the world to invent creative briefs which everyone, no matter your talents, can get involved in. At the end of week the best of the bunch are featured right here on It’s Nice That.

You might just recognise Abbie Freeman’s playful illustrations from Fraser Muggeridge Studio’s Crayonograph, which we recently featured here on It’s Nice That. The designer, illustrator and co-founder of Snootie Studios focuses on bringing new perspectives on design into our everyday lives, using the humble crayon to question traditional design practices.

For October’s monthly brief, Abbie Freeman wants to see your favourite design classics, recreated in crayon. For inspiration, Abbie sent over one of the drawings from her all-crayon book Back In 5 Mins. We asked her for some advice on the topic: “The beauty of the crayon is that once you make a mark, it’s pretty hard to change it. So, if you make a mistake, don’t try to hide it, let it become part of the drawing!”

How to enter:

Get creative with your crayons and upload the results to Instagram.

Include @itsnicethat and #ItsBriefThat in the caption.

Entries are open from 24th – 31st October, 9am.

Abbie will pick her favourites to feature on It’s Nice That!

Tips and bits:

The entry can be in wax crayons or oil pastels – as long as you can keep that crayon-y feeling!

You can enter as many times as you like.

Keep an eye on #ItsBriefThat to see what everyone else has been creating!

Enjoy yourself!

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