Creatives Guidelines

1. Read our statement of faith

All content must be aligned with YMI’s statement of faith.

1. Read our statement of faith

All content must be aligned with YMI’s statement of faith.

2. Choose a catchy title

You have only one chance to draw your reader in, so a short, punchy title is key.

2. Choose a catchy title

You have only one chance to draw your reader in, so a short, punchy title is key.

3. Be clear and succint

Think clearly about what you wish to convey through your art. What response do you want to provoke in your viewers?

3. Be clear and succint

Think clearly about what you wish to convey through your art. What response do you want to provoke in your viewers?

4. Choose the right medium

Your medium plays a huge part in bringing your concept across, so choose the medium that best represents your concept.

4. Choose the right medium

Your medium plays a huge part in bringing your concept across, so choose the medium that best represents your concept.

5. Keep your target audience in mind

You are creating art for 18-35 year olds, so make sure your artwork is edgy and relevant.

5. Keep your target audience in mind

You are creating art for 18-35 year olds, so make sure your artwork is edgy and relevant.

6. Integrate biblical principles and verses

Ensure your artwork points viewers to the Ultimate Artist. 

6. Integrate biblical principles and verses

Ensure your artwork points viewers to the Ultimate Artist.

TYPES OF ARTWORKS

Typography – Handwritten typography or graphically designed scripture or Christian quotes

Photography – Landscape, nature, travel, motion, street, portraiture, still life and action photography

Paintings – Photos of paintings in watercolor, acrylic, oil, etc. 

Videos – Stop motion, moving graphics, GIFs, film, etc.

Song/Music – Original song & lyrics compositions or music videos

Others – Embroidery, art installations, paper cutting, woodwork, etc.

FORMAT

Graphic artworks: png, jpg, pdf. Size: max 5mb

Photos: jpg. Size: max 5mb

Videos: mov, gif, mp4. Size: max 5mb

Song/Music: mp3, mp4. Size: max 5mb

* All artworks submitted must be original works designed by the artist. We will accept content that has been published or submitted elsewhere, but do note that all content will have to go through a vetting process before it is posted.

SAMPLE PROJECTS

1. Dear Depressed Christian [View]

2. Take A Leaf Out of the Bible [View]

3. 5 Encouraging Reminders for Yourself and Others [View]

4. Fairy Tales and Stories Retold [View]

5. On the Other Brand [View]

THINGS TO TAKE NOTE OF

1. YMI may change any of these guidelines at any time and post the amended guidelines on our website.

2. All content will have to be vetted before it is posted.

3. You may be asked to further tweak your artwork if necessary.

4. YMI may make last minute modifications to the title of your projects/contributions and the date of posting without telling you beforehand. All other changes to your content will be sent to you for your agreement before it is posted.

5. YMI will only post your work when both sides reach an agreement on the revisions made (this excludes the title of the project and the date of posting).

SUBMISSION FORM

We hope you’re now incredibly excited about getting started, and we cannot wait to hear from you.

We will evaluate your artwork and get back to you as soon as we can.

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