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Leonard
05-20-2005, 06:28 AM
Hi all,

Just letting you know that the Grand Space Opera Challenge book is now shipping worldwide and is available from the CGProShop. CGSociety members can enjoy a 5% discount on any of our Ballistic book titles from the Pro Shop.

The book contains step by step making of's from all the winners of the Challenge (2D and 3D categories) and a gallery of images from the finalists!

Get your copy here:
http://www.cgproshop.com/product/000099/


Cover and sample pages:

http://www.cgnetworks.com/cgtalk/challengeimages/gsobookcover.jpg (http://www.cgproshop.com/product/000099/)

http://www.cgproshop.com/product/000099/page01.jpg (http://www.cgproshop.com/product/000099/)

http://www.cgproshop.com/product/000099/page02.jpg (http://www.cgproshop.com/product/000099/)

http://www.cgproshop.com/product/000099/page07.jpg (http://www.cgproshop.com/product/000099/)

http://www.cgproshop.com/product/000099/page08.jpg (http://www.cgproshop.com/product/000099/)

Best,

Leonard

DorisDay
05-20-2005, 07:03 AM
OK, so now I'll order Machine flesh & this one, then pre-order Expose 3, busy day ahead...:)

May even join the CG society to take advantage of that 5% discount...:thumbsup:

pixel-abuse
05-20-2005, 07:33 AM
Cool, I got a discount on the book for having entered the challenge, even though I never got round to finishing it.

thx1138
05-20-2005, 07:59 AM
I'm gonna live next 2 the mailbox for the next 3 weeks :bounce:

loocas
05-20-2005, 08:50 AM
I'm gonna order 3 of them... among others... :twisted:

paperclip
05-20-2005, 09:04 AM
Daryl Mandryk? I thought it was Daryl Mandrake!:eek:

Pyke
05-20-2005, 10:45 AM
I've just recently gotten my 1st batch of Ballistic books...and am going to have to wait till I order the next batch-but i'm definately going to add in all the challenge books to my list.

NAUTIKA
05-20-2005, 04:52 PM
I pre-order my copy last week, i received a e-mail telling me the order is on is way! I can't wait to see the print quality of thise book! It going to be my first ballistic book but i doubt it's will be the last.

Leonard
05-20-2005, 10:53 PM
Daryl Mandryk? I thought it was Daryl Mandrake!:eek:

It is most definitely Daryl Mandryk
http://members.shaw.ca/dmandryk/

malcolmvexxed
05-21-2005, 04:52 AM
Impressed again with the book quality. have to put this high on my list of books to get.

705
05-21-2005, 09:11 AM
Sorry, I'm a newbie in 3D world.
Are those book gives explenation about creating the picture, or just the art concept?

Is there any book that explain how to create a huge 3D design with a specific 3D program(like 3DS Max)? No a tutorial book(they often used a very simple model), but just the concept of creating a huge 3D design

azazel
05-23-2005, 01:40 PM
Just got the book in todays mail, it looks great :)

MallRaT
05-23-2005, 02:10 PM
Is there any book that explain how to create a huge 3D design with a specific 3D program(like 3DS Max)? No a tutorial book(they often used a very simple model), but just the concept of creating a huge 3D design

Second that. :)

sergioKomic
05-24-2005, 10:57 AM
I just peeked at mr Liatso's copy at work ,
tell you the truth at first I was afraid (hesitating) of buying a book like that , but the quality blew me away, altho its softcover it "feels" better than most softcover books out there.... the pictures I'd seen of the book do not do it justice, its better than it looks...:drool:

sergioKomic
05-24-2005, 11:06 AM
Leo and everybody, do yourselves a favor and photograph the book dont post jpgs of the cover cause its far better...

ehmdjii
05-24-2005, 11:35 AM
'got the book today. :bounce:

it's very good, but i'd like to give ballistic some feedback, where can i do that?

i don't really like that matte printing. the one from the expose books is better IMO.

also, about half of page 62 is covered with a white blot. like someone has spilled milk over it. it's not that big of a deal to me. just wanted to let you guys know.

stunner
05-27-2005, 10:48 PM
i just receive mine !!

great book, thanks guys :thumbsup:

vampeta
05-29-2005, 10:31 PM
Hello Friends

guess what...?! My copy arrived at Saturday :buttrock::bounce::bounce::bounce:

This book is great!! the print quality is simply awesome... and... oh my god....
if you see your self the first time printed in a book like this.... Itīs an A W E S O M E experience!

I want to thanks again the whole team from cgnetworks / Leonard 4 this great experience and that i could be a part of it!! THANKS!!

And now.. went to the shop and order your copy!! :D ;)

Have fun & keep on modeling
Cheers :beer: Alex

Fanfurra
05-30-2005, 03:33 PM
I've just got the book, and as expected the quality is awesome. :drool:

Keep up the good work.

Fanfurra

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