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Ballistic Publishing Newsletter - March 2007
Expose 5 - Preorder Now
  Limited Edition
Call for entries
Exotique 3
& Matte Painting 2
School time
for Ballistic Books
Paul Fedor
ESSENCE: The Face & Character Modeling 2 reprinting already
Artist profiles
Past masters

Expose 5

Be the first to receive EXPOSÉ 5
Our annual publication of the very best CG art in the known universe is almost here, and you can be one of the first to own a copy. EXPOSÉ 5 Limited Edition is now available for preorder. This year's book is bigger and better than ever with 240 pages containing 298 amazing images drawn from over 4,500 submissions. Now in its fifth year, EXPOSÉ is the definitive yearbook for digital art and an essential reference for anyone looking for fresh new talent. EXPOSÉ 5 features the work of over 200 artists in 45 countries with 108 artists being featured for the first time. Only 1,000 copies of this beautifully crafted leather-bound book are available and you can select your edition number online. The Limited Edition package includes an additional 16 pages of artist profiles and eight Limited Edition prints.

You will be one of the first to receive EXPOSÉ 5 and can purchase additional softcover and hardcover copies to take advantage of our generous discounts. CGSociety members also receive free shipping.

I look forward to each new edition of EXPOSÉ; the artistry found in its pages is truly awe inspiring. It is an incredible collection of the very best in digital arts.
Rob Coleman, Animation Director, Lucasfilm Animation

Call for entries
Get your best character art ready for EXOTIQUE 3, which is scheduled for a November release. We are looking for all types of character work from humans to fantastic creatures produced for film, television, games or personal endeavor. Entry deadline: Noon, Monday July 9th 2007 GMT.

Time is running out for you to contribute your work for Matte Painting 2. Due for release in November this book will feature leading artists, Max Dennison, Yanick Dusseault, and Chris Thunig. We are looking for the best of the community's work that will be selected by the Master Artists to accompany the inspiring tutorials they are compiling for the book. Entry deadline: Noon, Monday July 23rd 2007 GMT.

Please secure your client's permission before submitting professional work.

Ballistic Books go to School
More schools and colleges are adopting Ballistic titles as recommended reading or classroom texts. The International Academy of Design & Technology, Ringling School, NYU, Savannah College of Art & Design and others are using d'artiste and ESSENCE titles for training. We are also receiving numerous orders from college libraries around the world.

What they said

I can assure you that the books are not just recommended to read; they are THE books to read for my students! I hope, and am sure they will inspire them to try and do more than their best to achieve the same goals!
Douwe Beckman, De Eindhovense School, Netherlands

Paul Fedor CGWorkshop
Master Artist
and ESSENCE co-author Paul Fedor will host a CGWorkshop focusing on photo-based texturing commencing in September. This course is aimed at intermediate level artists and will build on the excellent tutorial material Paul created for the recently released ESSENCE book.

ESSENCE: The Face and Character Modeling 2 reprinting

We have been astounded by the response to d'artiste: Character Modeling 2 and ESSENCE: The Face only eight weeks after their release we have had to order the first reprint! Thank you for your support.

Artist profile 
EXPOSÉ Past Masters
Every year the EXPOSÉ editors and advisory board elect a Grand Master in acknowledgement of outstanding art and contribution to the artistic community. We are not ready to announce this year's Grand Master just yet but thought it worthwhile to highlight the profiles of our previous EXPOSÉ Grand Masters.

EXPOSE 4 Grand Master profile Stephan Martiniere
EXPOSE 3 Grand Master profile Pascal Blanché
EXPOSE 2 Grand Master profile Ryan Church
EXPOSE 1 Grand Master profile Craig Mullins

Daniel Wade
Daniel Wade
Managing Editor
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d'artiste: Matte Painting 2

Bulk discounts
With free shipping for CGS members, now is the perfect time to buy in bulk.

Bulk Discount Structure
2 Books: 10%
3-4 Books: 15%
5+ Books: 20%
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