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EXOTIQUE 5 New walkthrough video

EXOTIQUE 5 - New walkthrough video
So far every EXOTIQUE 5 customer has received the fantastic video walkthrough by Steve Argyle of his fantasy character Naya Battlemage from Wizards of the Coast's 'Magic the Gathering' role-playing game.

We thought Steve could do better, so we locked him in his underground lair with strict orders to produce half-an-hour of relentless digital awesome. It worked, and he clearly outdid himself with a 30-minute video tutorial that encompasses his best techniques for creating surface details.

Every EXOTIQUE 5 Special Edition customer and the first 300 customers to buy the EXOTIQUE 5 Softcover edition will receive the new video by entering their Order ID and email address on the EXOTIQUE 5 product page.

EXOTIQUE 5 - free PDF tutorials!

An enormous amount of talent and hard work was invested into each entry for EXOTIQUE 5. To prove it we asked three featured artists to take us into their creative space to show how they created their EXOTIQUE 5 entries. The free tutorials are presented in PDF format in layouts that fit in with the content including Jeff Miller's Superhero tutorial, Neville DSouza's Sweet as Candy tutorial, and Yu Cheng Hong's Xing Tian tutorial. Each tutorial is packed with useful tips and techniques in applications like Photoshop and ZBrush that will help you get the most out of your own art. Download the free tutorials now from the EXOTIQUE 5 product page.

EXOTIQUE 5 Special Edition available now!

Ballistic Publishing is offering the EXOTIQUE 5 Special Edition featuring a black leather-bound cover and gold foil titling. Only 200 of these limited copies will be available as extremely valuable and unique collectibles. Order your copy today!

EXPOSÉ 8 Call for Entries - Now open

It's time to fire up those creative synapses and get your artwork ready for EXPOSÉ 8. We're expecting a record number of entries, and we'll have plenty of exciting announcements to coincide with the next edition of the finest digital art in the known universe. Check the EXPOSÉ 8 page for full entry details, and as usual it's free to enter as many pieces as you'd like.

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There are 342 illustrations this time, contributed by artists from all over the world. The variety of style and quality of work is top notch, of course. There are 3D, painted, photo-realistic and even the Lost-smoky-monster inspired style. It's a great volume if you want to check out character designs. Majority created from pure imagination and a few re-interpretation of classic characters.
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Now onto its fourth edition of CG character art from around the globe, this fine series shows no sign of letting the quality slip. If you're a fan of character art for its own sake then you'll lap up the riches this magnificent edition has to offer.



Matte Painting 2
d'artiste Matte Painting 2

I can't stress enough just how incredible this book really is. Ballistic Publishing has a great history of gathering the finest in digital artwork, and the most masterful of artists in their publications, and they do not fall short of that here.

Nick C. Sorbin, Renderosity

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