Special Edition: Illustrators and Vector Artists

We're introducing a special edition in this month's Shot List — ideas for our illustrators and vector artists on what to create next. Get inspired by these trends that are selling now. Property releases are required for any and all original artwork, such as paintings and hand-drawn illustrations.

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Our customers will be searching for images depicting people engaged with the news. So we’re looking for illustrations of all things news-related, like: - Illustrations depicting families and roommates watching the news at home. - People reading a newspaper or catching up on news with their tablets and phones. - Speech bubbles talking about the news and global events. - Typography with motivational messages depicting current events happening in the world. - Remember to refrain from using any typography or logos that reference copyrighted names and companies.
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Supporting mental health

Mental health is a growing consideration for people around the globe. And right now, it’s more important than ever to support the mental health of the global population. Create illustrations and vectors that include: - Illustrations supporting developmental health and brain development. - Vectors and illustrations depicting therapy, including speech therapy, clients, and psychologists. - Images depicting self-care in the home and activities to stimulate mental health, such as reading, gardening, or finding quiet spaces. - Visuals of digital detoxing—turning off the phone, the computer, and enjoying time away from technology. - Refrain from the use of offensive terminology and try to include people-first language.
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Learning and development at home

We’re searching for images showcasing the change in at-home learning for kids and teens. Create illustrations and vectors that highlight examples such as: - Kids participating in cooking and chores around the house. - Home school education and parents teaching kids at home. - Playing board games and reading books together as a family. - Kids using technology to connect with each other socially.
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Repeating patterns and themed collages

Everyone loves a collage with a great theme. Use your imagination and other Shot List ideas to create artwork that includes: - Repeating collages of subjects around a particular trending theme. - Theme ideas can be taken from the blog or Shot List. - An example of a theme could be self-care, including elements of care at home and enjoying being inside. - Another example is gardening, or a collage of the tools you’d need to garden in the springtime.

Need inspiration?

Get more ideas for what to focus on by looking back at our Shot List archive.

Property releases are required for any and all original artwork, such as paintings and hand-drawn illustrations.