SOE’s art team also has the distinction of having more artwork accepted than any other videogame company. “We are flattered that some of our art is being viewed as some of the world’s best,” said director of Artistic Development Joe Shoopack.
SAN DIEGO, CA - June 9, 2008 - Six original pieces of artworkPhoto Gallery: (7 images)
showcasing the epic fantasy characters from the EverQuest(R) franchise
online trading card game Legends of Norrath(tm) are featured in the
prestigious EXPOSÉ 6 digital art book hitting store shelves this week,
Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) announced.
The illustrations by multiple distinguished SOE artists will be
included in the video game section of the latest EXPOSÉ book. The
annual compilation showcases the finest digital art in a variety of
fields, including games, digital illustration, television and 3D.
The included SOE art pieces were selected from thousands of entries by
an international committee of artists with professional backgrounds in
a variety of disciplines.
Joe Shoopack, director of Artistic Development, Sony Online
Entertainment, said the company's artistic talent is reflected in the
fact that no other video game company has more pieces of art featured
in the book. "We are flattered that some of our art is being viewed as
some of the world's best," Shoopack said.
The selected SOE pieces are:
* Legends of Norrath "Mayong Mistmoore" by Derek Herring
* Legends of Norrath "Oathbound" by Clint Langley, Rob Tepper, Deanna
Dolph and Lagi Apostolou
* Legends of Norrath "Gnoll High Shaman" by Patrick Ho
* Legends of Norrath "Play Dead" by Roel Jovellanos
* Legends of Norrath "Queen Cristanos Thex" by Derek Herring
* Legends of Norrath "Ariseph, Mistress of Verse" by Derek Herring
"The EXPOSÉ series is an annual snapshot of the world's best digital
art, and we're very grateful that companies like Sony Online
Entertainment allow their artists to promote their amazing work in our
books," said Daniel P. Wade, co-publisher of Ballistic Media. "The
standard of entries for EXPOSÉ 6 was exceptionally high, and it's a
testament to Sony Online Entertainment that so many of its artists
were featured this year."
EXPOSÉ 6 can be ordered online at
purchased at select retail store locations found at
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