09/04/2005. Contributed by Jessica Martin
Latest Dragon*Con 2005 art show status report.
They are taking applications for the second jury opportunity. The deadline is May 1, 2005. Applications need to be in by that date.
The doll section is sold out (they have about 70 dolls).
DragonCOn will have a booth at Deviatart's summit in June.
It will be in Hollywood, CA in a huge aircraft hanger. They are very happy to be sponsoring this event. They will be selling memberships and other Dragon*Con merchandise at the summit as well as teaching some classes and running panels.
Check it out at http://www.deviantartsummit.com
Epilogue - a community of artists and illustrators specialising in science fiction and fantasy art - will present The New Masters of Fantasy 2005 at the DragonCon 2005 Art show. The New Masters of Fantasy (NMoF) is an annual collection of fantasy artwork encompassing both traditional and digital mediums and a wide variety of styles and techniques. NMoF is not only a great collection for art lovers; it also serves as a valuable resource for art directors and buyers to find the current top art talent.
The New Masters of Fantasy project is one of a growing number of endeavors in Epilogue's quest to bring fame and fortune to deserving science fiction, fantasy and horror artists around the globe. NMoF 2005 will be available to DragonCon attendees in the Art Show, located in the Marriott.
Epilogue aims to offer a diverse and creative environment for artists of all levels to learn and grow in their craft.
This year Art Scene International Magazine will be in the DragonCon Art Show. They will bring artists and give aways. This magazine shows samples of the best science fiction and fantasy art in the world, created by the most talented artists. And - to see how they do it peek over their shoulders. In each issue you'll find 3-4 detailed step-by-step workshops. They also introduce new illustration software such as Painter or Photoshop (they have digital workshops as well).
The Dragon*Con Art Show has announced that executives from Funcom.com will be conducting portfolio reviews. Reviews will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. They will have more information on this as they get closer to the con. Funcom is a developer and publisher of computer and console games with a focus on Action Adventure and Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG).
Since 1993 Funcom has released 23 games to date. Recent games include The Longest Journey, Anarchy Online - The Notum Wars and Anarchy Online - Shadowlands. Funcom is currently developing four games internally, including Dreamfall - The Longest Journey, Anarchy Online - Alien Invasion and two unannounced MMOG projects. Funcom has a young and exciting work environment with highly skilled employees in offices in USA and Europe. Aspiring game developers with exceptional skills are invited to apply for job positions.
If you have any questions about the Dragon*Con 2005 Art Show check out our web site at http://www.dragoncon.org
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