Paint Or Thread Custom Sneaker Contest #4

We are back at it again bringing you another chance to win a great product with your shoe customizing skills. Our 4th go is sponsored by giving the winner a pair of sneakers of their choice from the SoleHeaven online sneaker store, as well as the chance to have their latest project featured in the Custom Kicks Series. Check the full rules and guidelines HERE!

Email [email protected] at least 3 pictures sized no larger than 600 x 400, of your own complete customized pair of shoes between February 1st and February 28th, 2010, along with description, customizer name, website, or any other information you think is necessary. This is only for actual shoes, any photoshopped entries will not be accepted. We must also be able to decipher that you actually customized the shoes; if we determine they are not your work they will be denied. 1 entry PER PERSON/Customizer tag name. (Your friends cannot enter your pairs, neither will be accepted)Both shoes must be completed. We also have the right to deny any shoe for certain reasons: no pornographic images, drug paraphernalia, etc.

How we will determine a winner:

Judges are made up of representatives from each: PaintorThread and SoleHeaven.

Judges will vote based on criteria below. Giving each a 1-5, 5 being highest, 1 lowest:

– originality

– how clean the work is

– subject matter

-flow of design (does it clash, too much on one shoe, not enough on one shoe?)

– overall wearability

Each shoe will have all 5 criteria totaled together for each judge, and the final shoe with the highest total criteria from judges will be the winner.


1st place: 1 pair of shoes from online store of your choice, t-shirt, and Custom Kicks Feature

2nd place: 50% off your purchase voucher for

3rd place: t-shirt

Forever listed as the winner of the 2nd Contest on the Contest/winners page

Winners announced in March 2010

Questions or comments: send to [email protected] subject: Contest