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. Watch out this time next month for new challenge to get involved in.
Alan Fears is a multidisciplinary artist well known for his paintings which reference pop culture of the past, and his portraits of 80s celebrities are probably some of the best you’ll ever see. In the spirit of his creations, Alan has set this month’s creative brief to “make a weird piece of fan art of your favourite celebrity.”
“Good fan art is bad fan art… and bad fan art is always great. Pour your passion for your favourite celebrity into your art and ruin someone’s features with your best effort. Pen, brush, collage, do whatever it takes to make your mark.” – Alan
How to enter:
Create your fan art and upload it to Instagram.
Include @itsnicethat and #ItsBriefThat in the caption.
Entries are open from April 9th – April 13th 9am.
Alan will pick his favourite pieces to feature on It’s Nice That at the end of the week.
Tips and bits
The entry can be an illustration, photograph, painting, collage – whatever works best.
You can enter as many times as you like.
Tag in the celebrity for extra lols if you dare.
Keep and eye on #ItsBriefThat to see all the other great people getting involved.
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