Gift Guide Sneak Peek: EXPOSÉ 11 and Creative Essence: Creatures


The next stop on our holiday gift guide preview tour brings us to Ballistic Publishing, purveyor of some of the finest digital art appreciation books on the market. Every year Ballistic brings us amazing books worthy of prime coffee table real estate, and this year is no different, even if 2013 has gone by without a new installment in the Art of the Game series.

This year’s Ballistic showcase is headlined by EXPOSÉ 11, the eleventh volume of the annual guide to the Finest Digital Art in the Known Universe, and Creative Essence: Creatures, a book dedicated to original creature designs crafted by top concept art and modeling talent in the film and gaming industries.

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Creative Essence: Creatures:
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