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Ballistic Publishing Announces EXOTIQUE Book
Call For Entries for the World’s Most Beautiful CG Characters

10 August 2005, Adelaide, Australia - Ballistic Publishing is proud to announce its latest book undertaking -- EXOTIQUE: The World’s Most Beautiful CG Characters. EXOTIQUE is a showcase book title celebrating the finest character creations from digital artists worldwide. EXOTIQUE will maintain the award-winning quality that Ballistic Publishing is renowned for, featuring character creations produced for film, television, games and personal artistic creations. EXOTIQUE will be the definitive character showcase title, featuring the most exquisite digital characters ever produced by digital artists.

Call for Entries
Ballistic Publishing is now calling artists to submit digital images for consideration to be included in EXOTIQUE. Images can be created in any 3D or digital illustration application. We are interested in digitally-created fine art, whether it be 2D or 3D, for commercial use, or personal satisfaction. We are seeking all types of characters from heroes and heroines to damsels, monsters and malicious villains. All genres are welcome, whether it be science fiction, fantasy, anime, photo-realism or stylized realism.

There is no cost or limit to enter work for inclusion in EXOTIQUE. In the legacy of all Ballistic Publishing showcase publications, all artists with work published in EXOTIQUE will receive a complementary copy of the book and will enjoy worldwide exposure in the premier collection of digital character creations to ever be published.

Artists can find out more about EXOTIQUE and submit artwork at: http://www.BallisticPublishing.com/books/exotique/

Dedication to Artists
Ballistic Publishing’s extraordinary dedication to representing artists through its publications has changed the lives of artists worldwide. Ballistic Publishing’s flagship EXPOSÉ titles celebrating the talents of digital artists, have provided artists unprecedented publicity at no cost, while inspiring countless others and a new generation of creators.

“Thank you for everything! There is no place else I know where artists get this much support as through your publications!” - Alexander Preuss, EXPOSÉ 3 artist, Grand Space Opera Challenge winner.

“It’s a real honour to see my work in EXPOSÉ 3, and the quality of the book itself is outstanding!” - Mike Hill, Freefall Graphics, EXPOSÉ artist.

“I'm really proud to be selected and be part of such a great collection of art and artists around the world, and I must congratulate you for these beautiful books and the great services that Ballistic Publishing is doing for the CG community!” - Razvan Maftei, EXPOSÉ 3 artist.

“I think that it [EXPOSÉ] is the best book about digital art in the world, and I'm honoured to be a part!” - Daniele Cascone, EXPOSÉ 3 artist.

Outstanding Quality
Ballistic Publishing books are renowned worldwide for their astonishing quality, delivering justice to the phenomenal artwork emerging from the explosive talents of digital artists today. Every single image included in a Ballistic Publishing book is color-corrected to ensure that the transfer from the computer monitor to paper is flawless.

Submission Guidelines
Our goal is to showcase the world's most stunning CG characters. We are expecting all types of characters from male and female human creations to creatures. Artwork to be considered for EXOTIQUE must be submitted before 3rd October 2005. Further submission guidelines and electronic upload instructions are available at: http://www.BallisticPublishing.com/books/exotique/

Publishing Details
EXOTIQUE will be released worldwide in December 2005.

About Ballistic Publishing
Ballistic Publishing is the leading, award-winning, independent publisher of books for the digital arts industry. Dedicated to producing the highest quality publications celebrating the talents of digital artists worldwide, it is setting high standards in all areas of publishing from the quality of content, design and delivery to its responsiveness to the market. Ballistic Publishing shares a strong affiliation with the digital arts community through its sister organization The CGSociety (The Computer Graphics Society). Ballistic Publishing is based in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia, with offices in Melbourne (Victoria, Australia) and Tampa (Florida, USA). More information about Ballistic Publishing is available from www.BallisticPublishing.com.

Media Contact
For more information, images and review copies, please contact:

Leonard Teo, Ballistic Publishing
leonard@ballisticmedia.net
Ph: +61 8 8388 5966 / +61 8 8370 3491 (direct)

 

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