T-Shirt Template

We’re almost finished with the T-shirt design contest site but the template is ready to download now. You can use any program to design the T-shirt such as Photoshop, illustrator or Paint (although the latter may hurt you chances).

IMPORTANT For Photoshop: When you open the PDF template be sure to set the “Crop To” option to “Media Box”.

Download Template PDF

Download includes PDF, PSD and vector image of Sam.

Official Rules will be launched soon so remember to check them before submitting your design.

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2 years ago
thanks for posting wonderful t-shirt template. I like the background music and perfect when driving car.
    12 months ago
    I agree. the background music rocks!
9 years ago
Hola, hey in spanish quiero agradecerte (al que guia los tutpriales basicos de after effects) por el vuelo tan grande al que me has impulsado.
Quiero contarte que was my dream, desde joven y cuando veo los comerciales en TV me imaginaba haciendo algo similar, pero aún mejor, pues eran con mis ideas.

Really tanks, no sabes cuanto ha signifigado tu ayuda tan humilde para éste jóven y loco ser !. :)
9 years ago
Sir Andrew me and my team could not have successfully finished our project if it wasn't for your tutorials. i really think you doing a great job having time to record all them tutorials and sharing it out with the world for free. we thank you very much and to show our appreciation we put a link at the top of our website to direct other people to your site.
9 years ago
@ Morten Enoksen

Hey I like the background music , where can i get intense cinematic sounds like that
9 years ago
@ Yva

Thanks very much , that VideoTrace Program is Krazy
it's gonna save me a lot of time and headache
Morten Enoksen
9 years ago
This would maybe qualify as spam, but check out my new vid http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-JZ6VjGzfE

9 years ago
I just found this: Cloverfield Visual Effects


Well,I think Andrew Kramer will say "Hey,we are talking about the T-shirt,not the Cloverfield...";)
9 years ago
oh and pick up some VCP products too. ;)
9 years ago
Pick up the Cloverfield DVD. It has a special features section that delves into the special effects and compositing. It is pretty interesting. They don't step you thought everything piece by piece but they give you a quick overview of what they did.
9 years ago
isn't the shirt a little too tight?

i'm totally in :D
9 years ago
Thanks to Andrew Kramers Video Copilot i was able to create this video for the Bux.to competition

Feel free to check it out!

9 years ago
I just also have the question that how the effects of the movie "Cloverfield" were made without many short clips..And the whole movie was shaky..:(
That was also awesome..
9 years ago
hey i just wanted to say thank you for the great tutorials and products. i entered a contest recently with some heavy effects, and if it wasn't for video copilot it wouldn't be nearly what it is.

you can see the video here

9 years ago
9 years ago
hi everyone please watch
Lexus Hybrid Drive ad in trapcode website
it's amazing
9 years ago
Okay I'm all set and ready to submit.
/me F5ing every minute.
Some Guy
9 years ago
How about "Sorry, Please Try Again... Oh, And Drink Pepsiâ„¢" or "Outlook Is Not So Good"?
Have anybody seen this messages on this site? It's like a hidden feature...
9 years ago
Does the design have to be related to Video Copilot?
9 years ago
ha,The third T-shirt reminds me of the poster of the movie which is called "Indiana Jones" :P
Whatever,all you have done are awesome to me.
Thanks again.
9 years ago
Tip of andrew, "make a design of a shirt that can be worn in public" I sure need to wear a shirt that says "Honk if you know Andrew Kramer" with his face and everything. The Face on the back shirt and front that says "Honk If you know andrew kramer" :P
9 years ago
AM gona send my T-shirt design and hopefully that Mr. Andrew would like it...
9 years ago
Sweet its finally starting now haha very cool,
im gonna try if i can submit a nicely "wanna wear it in public" kinda shirt.

anyways i think the site is gonna be loaded with t-shirts, maybe you can make an t-shirt sub-purchase site ;) you could be rich!

nah but seriusly think this is gonna be a great fun contest, pending for the rules.

and @ Yva: very nice programm, cool that you share this with us who knows' mayby more inspiring things can be added in the future.
9 years ago
Hi Andrew,
i've waiting so long for this contest and i'm ready for it! :-)
So i want to see the rules...

How many designs can we post?
I have so many ideas and would post the best of it! ;)
And what is the winning price?

My best wishes to you and your family

from Germany
9 years ago
Hey andrew, i'm based from melboune Australia, and on the weekend on channel Ten, they were promoting a competition where you can win a car and Ps3. Anyway all the graphics being used, was using Evolution and Riot Gear. So there you go Video Copilot on Australian TV.
9 years ago
ok i have 2 questions...

1. how many shirts can we submit in the contest?
2. is it ok to make a youtube video of our shirt designs and post it on youtube :P ?
Chad Smith
9 years ago
9 years ago
i am digging right on this
9 years ago
Thats awesome!!! I want to get all of it..how much would 1 shirt cost?hehehe dats mad..i want to design one
9 years ago
i am in
9 years ago
I'm the only one wanting the first Shirt? the one with the blood splatters.
9 years ago
This is going to be a Tough competition
9 years ago
Can't wait, Let the fun commence
9 years ago
Wow, hahahha wat a contest. I'm ready & loaded.


9 years ago
how many shirt designs can 1 person submit?
9 years ago
No fair. I think the Sam shirt already wins. I want one.

9 years ago
this is going to be good
9 years ago
when i wear my t- shirt in puplic people will break thier necks thats a promies.
its ready waiting for your approval.
9 years ago
One hint, is to make the shirt look like something you would actually want to wear in public.
9 years ago
It doesn't really matter what program you use, the winning design will likely be recreated to the specs of the Shirt Printing Process and vectorized. Just think of a good idea and make it look cool.
9 years ago
It'd be hilarious if the winner used Paint. ;)
9 years ago
why not doing the concept in after effects ?
9 years ago
wow, so not only is video copilot awesome at after effects, but their also amazing at vector designs too! the sam shirt is pretty awesome!
9 years ago
Niceeeeeee!!!! I like the Video Trace program that Clancy30 posted, and the Mona Lisa
MS Paint drawing, that was cool.
9 years ago
Fun & Nice T-SHIRT designs.
What about your Picture on one of them ?
Don't you want to use your pic on one of the T-SHIRTs?

9 years ago
of course they will be saying the t-shirts!!! Everyone is gonna want one...
Flim by Tim Productions.
9 years ago
YOU PWN MR KRAMER if you decide to sell this shirts I will definetly buy one.
9 years ago
how can we change the color of the T-shirt??
tommie12P(Thorsten Miess)
9 years ago
yea! starting now
Michel Greco
9 years ago
i'd buy the "He Almost got away" shirt right away!! now you want us to come out with gooddesign look at the tempate they look really great!! can't wait to see the submission!!! You guys really give yourself for the Motion Graphic community.. all those free tuts and now a contest for t-shirt!!!

thanks you!!!
9 years ago
Wow nice dude...!

Sir Andrew Kramer... could i suggest you one think....?

actually my suggestion is why you not try you launch any VFX Challenge here like any vfx video same as CGtalk where you can see a forum named mini Challenge or Challenge.... hope you will consider about it...??

waiting for your response... ;)


check this out guys and Sir Andrew Kramer ;) my new try with after effects and 3d studio max ...

please comments there...

9 years ago
Hey, Andrew! Can i design using Flash?
9 years ago
hahaha awesom picture of sam
9 years ago
Man, i hope you come out with a whole selection of t-shirts....i will buy them all! I really like the one to the left with the blood. Great stuff!
Richard W
9 years ago
can't wait to rack my brain over this, i'll find a slot in the day to do it in :)

sorry to temporarily hijack a thread but:
Yva: SERIOUSLY AMAZING LINK!!! thanks so much for opening our eyes with that one...imagine the possibilites....even Andrew would find that amazing! similar to vanishing point from Photoshop into AE, but much, much better!

Andrew: i think a mention of that cool link in the blog would go down very well?
9 years ago

..Never Underestimate the power of PAINT..... mr. Kramer :]


9 years ago
can we change the color of the shirt?
9 years ago
...Photoshop, illustrator or Paint (although the latter may hurt you chances).

9 years ago
2:30 AM ,I traped my self in the bathroom its the best place to come up with ideas. just hope that we dont have limited freedome with the ideas. simple effective and most important funny.
sam this one for you buddy.
9 years ago
Muhahaha, I already had a fantastic idea!
I'am working it out right now, and it will be finished soon.

And by the way, is that t-shirt image 90% transparant?
Because when I set the background to red, the t-shirt also slightly changes to a red colour...

I'll send it in when the website (or I) is finished,
Wouter K.
9 years ago
Yva - VERY NICE link - that's the kinda participation i like to see from people :) thanks!!!
9 years ago
yva how much is this program?
9 years ago
Hi VCP community! I think I will participate in this one.

I wanted to share this exciting news with all of you. Check this out!

9 years ago
Cool just testing out some things even though we dont have the rules yet good fun.
9 years ago
I am on it
9 years ago

T-shirt for sam !! hahahahahah sam's my hero lol
9 years ago
Sam Shirt FTW!

I would buy that, right now.
9 years ago
Wicked, should be some interesting results. I know you said rules are coming soon but what time of time frame are we looking at here?
9 years ago
sam t-shirt replace my super mario t-shirt

cool !!!
9 years ago
I am sitting here for for 2 weeks now in front of my screen waiting for the launch. Canceled work, lost all friends…^^
It´s going to be great fun I think.
9 years ago
This should be fun! :D
9 years ago
wow tzhats cool
9 years ago
I couldn't get Paint to open up the template PDF... can you help please?

... just kidding.

But seriously, this is a good idea. Can't wait to see the submissions and end products. I think everyone should buy one; for all the VCP team has done for us I think we at least owe them a few bucks and some free advertising.
CraZy DonKey
9 years ago
Love IT
9 years ago
YES!!! I cant wait to find out the rules and more importantly the prizes ;o)