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Syd Mead to Serve on EXPOSÉ 2 Advisory Committee

Syd Mead, the renowned designer behind such films as BLADE RUNNER, TRON, 2010, and ALIENS, has joined the EXPOSÉ 2 Advisory Committee. EXPOSÉ 2 is the second in Ballistic Publishing's series of award-winning digital art books celebrating the talents of digital artists worldwide. Advisory Committee members will collaboratively assist in the selection of artwork to be presented in EXPOSÉ 2, as well as take on an advisory role ensuring the highest quality standards.

"Idea trumps technique every time," offers Mead. "Creating visualized scenario, (essentially the choice of the artist) is an elaborately furnished skill that first, creates the motivation, then the idea and lastly uses whatever technique seems to suit. The fact that computer-driven creation of visual scenario is now used means that digital computation has finally been able to duplicate the look, the feel and the nuance of 'traditional' hand-drawn, hand-painted artwork."

Mead's illustrious career has led him to many high profile projects such as the supersonic Concorde interiors, car prototypes for Ford and celebrated feature film work.

More information about Syd Mead can be found at his website:

Ballistic is now calling for artists to submit digital images for consideration to be included in EXPOSÉ 2. Images can be created in any 3D or digital illustration application. Photoshop and digitally manipulated photography is also welcome. Ballistic is interested in digitally created fine art, whether it be 3D or 2D, for commercial use or personal satisfaction.

Artwork to be considered for EXPOSÉ 2 needs to be submitted before Feb. 29, 2004.

Artists can enter their works at the Ballistic Publishing Web site:

EXPOSÉ 2 will go into full production in March 2004, with a release date of July 2004. EXPOSÉ 2 will be published in three editions: the limited collectors edition, with hand bound leather cover with embossed gold; hard cover; and paperback editions. Pre-orders for EXPOSÉ 2 will start in June 2004.

Ballistic Publishing, a division of Ballistic Media, is dedicated to creating the highest quality publications for the CG and digital art community. Ballistic Publishing is based in Adelaide, Australia.