"...an 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)
"...an enjoyable book...will hopefully introduce more people to the joys and processes of digital art..." (Managing Information, 6 March 2003)
"...an 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)
From the Back Cover
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.
About the Author
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.