Draw Some Circuit Art, Win a Pro Membership!


I am starting a new instructables series called "Know Your Integrated Circuit" which will feature popular ICs and go over their history, uses, and quick projects you can make with them.

What i need from all you artists is a mascot for this new series, if your drawing wins you win a 3 month pro membership! awesome right?

What i Want:
I want a cute, cartoony looking IC, preferably an 8 legged one. Think brave little toaster status.

- Drawing must be vector and scalable.
- Must be released under Creative Commons, but when used your member profile will be cited.
- Must be posted as a comment before july 1st.
- Give it a name as well when you submit.
- Contest IS open to international residents.

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caitlinsdad6 years ago
Sorry, I only do Robot art.
Ack! I just realized you shorted out the base and the emitter of the 2n2222 transistor you have on the board >:-D
and I got the last one at Radio Shack. Dang.
I love this picture it's clever and cute all at the same time.
frenzy (author)  caitlinsdad6 years ago
maybe an IC with a robot head
The 555, caught flashing LEDs.
Wish I came up with that. It's hilaruous!!!
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA Exhibitionist circuitry... what next?!
I'm not bad, I'm just programmed that way.
dombeef5 years ago
When did it end?Who won?
dombeef dombeef5 years ago
Skyfinity5 years ago
huzi076 years ago
I have named him chip.
chip + bulb.jpgchip + Spark.jpg
JonDecker6 years ago
Here's Chipster. I have the *.ai of it too... will hand it over if I win.
Mplinnc6 years ago
Here his name is mega pixel
for the pro membership.png
Aleator7776 years ago
Here are my two entries, the larger is "Champ" the Op Amp and the low res fellow is "Skip" the DIP chip, hope you approve :) (I apologize for these not being vector, The GIMP can only do so much!)
Champ the Op Amp.jpgSkip the DIP chip.jpg
btw Should you choose Champ or Skip, I would be able to vectorize these with Illustrator @ my university, it'd just be a day or two
Try vector magic, it works pretty well and it is online
Thanks TarScrap and Dombeef, I'll definitely try these out!
Your welcome! Also the first 2 pictures are free
Give Karbon14 a try. It's part of the KOffice suite, open source, and is available on Windows.
Goodhart6 years ago
I am still learning this stuff, but here is an attempt: I call him: "ICknowledge"
Is that a logical chip?
No, but you are right, that IS what I SHOULD have used.....the LM386 is L-V audio amp.
Hello, I saw this contest and just had to draw something. I hope you like it. Its name is E.L.I.C short for "eight legged Integrated Circuit".
ElvenChild6 years ago
another entry
ElvenChild6 years ago
my entry/robotic programming joke
Screen shot 2010-06-20 at 11.49.55 PM.png
violetkitty6 years ago
hey i thought this was cute when i made it
Skyfinity6 years ago
I like this contest :) !
I just drew this guy. His name is chippy, and he'd like to be your mascot. If you want, I can redo this guy in any way you want. The first version is without marker outline, the second is with.


Hiyadudez6 years ago
It is cute, no?
IC BOT.bmp
Centipede! :D
Hiyadudez6 years ago
My 2nd attempt, they are both the same, but one has a tail instead XD They are love bugs...
Kryptonite6 years ago
If we can vectorize it, could you?
dombeef6 years ago
Well this is my first try. Can we do more than one?
frenzy (author)  dombeef6 years ago
Yes more than one is fine
Hiyadudez6 years ago
So basically, you have to draw something pretty much like that picture up there?

Also, does it have to be drawn on the computer or can it be done by hand?
frenzy (author)  Hiyadudez6 years ago
It could be done by hand, but if you have a way to make it digital please do