Secrets of Award-winning Digital Artists

Secrets of Award-winning Digital Artists : Creative Techniques and Insights for Photoshop, Painter and More

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This book is both instructional and inspirational. It features 50 full-color reproductions of the award-winning digital art from worldwide competitions, including Macworld, Seybold, and others, featuring some of the best artists in the international digital art community. The book's artwork was selected from thousands of entries by contest judges who are highly regarded in the digital art and computer graphics industry Each section includes one or more cutting-edge techniques that reveal the secrets behind the winning artwork. This book can be used an enjoyed for inspiration as well as for reference to scores of cutting-edge techniques for Photoshop, Painter and other leading graphic applications This book is equally useful for artists working on Macintosh and Windows platforms.

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  • Paperback | 382 pages
  • 202 x 252 x 24mm | 1,202.01g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0764536915
  • 9780764536915
  • 1,816,947

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" excellent resource there's plenty to be learned here that is often overlooked in the single-minded search for clever techniques..." (Computer Arts, December 2002) " enjoyable book...will hopefully introduce more people to the joys and processes of digital art..." (Managing Information, 6 March 2003) " unusual, even unique book an enjoyable book...will hopefully introduce more people to the joys and processes of digital art..." (Managing Information, July/August 2003)

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This unique book showcases 50 digital artworks - encompassing photography, fine arts, and commercial art - that won recent contests sponsored by Macworld Expo, Seybold Seminars, Siggraph and other international organizations. For each work, the artist explains the creative process and shows you step-by-step how to reconstruct a distinctive visual effect. Filled with stunning imagery as well as unusual techniques for Photoshop, Painter, and other graphics software, Secrets of Award-Winning Digital Artists is a peerless source of inspiration and know-how.

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About Jeremy Sutton

Jeremy Sutton is an award-winning computer artist and illustrator. An associate editor and regular contributor at EFX Art & Design magazine, he is the author of Fractal Design Painter Creative Techniques as well as Painter video training courses. He has spoken at international conferences such as Macworld and SIGGRAPH and taught at the University of California Santa Barbara, San Francisco State University, and the American Film Institute. Daryl Wise coordinates digital art contests for Macworld Expo and Seybold Seminars. He formerly was responsible for artist relations and publicity at Fractal Design, the company that developed Painter.

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