Innovative Animation and 3D Processes Outlined in New Titles at Siggraph 2008

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In addition to its comprehensive library, Sybex will feature 6 new Animation and 3D titles at Siggraph 2008 that outline innovative ways of using new Maya, Blender and ZBrush technologies. Acclaimed authors Lee Lanier, Eric Keller, Scott Spencer and Dariush Derakhshani will also be appearing at the event in Los Angeles, August 11th-15th.

Sybex, an imprint of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., will be featuring six new high-end Animation and 3D books at Siggraph 2008 in Los Angeles, CA August 11th-15th. Additionally, four accomplished industry professionals/authors will be appearing on behalf of Sybex, booth #123, at the event.

If you would like review copies of any of the titles or to set up an interview with any of the authors, please email or call Ashley Evens at 201.748.6702 or aevens @ wiley.com.

A list of Wiley's recent 3D and Animation titles can be found on http://www.wiley.com/go/3Dbooks.

Details of Sybex's presence at Siggraph 2008 are as follows:

Sybex - New Animation & 3D Books

Advanced Maya Texturing & Lighting, 2nd Edition
(ISBN: 9780470292730; $59.99; August 2008)

Bounce, Tumble, and Splash!: Simulating the Physical World with Blender 3D
(ISBN: 9780470192801; $49.99; July 2008)

ZBrush Character Creation
(ISBN: 9780470249963; $49.99; June 2008)

Introducing ZBrush
(ISBN: 9780470262795; $39.99; May 2008)

Body Language: Advanced 3D Character Rigging
(ISBN: 9780470173879; $49.99; May 2008)

Maya Hyper-Realistic Creature Creation, 2nd Edition: A hands-on introduction to key tools and techniques in Autodesk Maya, with DVD, 2nd Edition
(ISBN: 9781897177488; $69.99; May 2008)

Author Appearance Schedule

Tuesday, August 12
Lee Lanier - Advanced Maya Texturing and Lighting, 2nd Edition
2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 13
Eric Keller - Introducing ZBrush
10:30 a.m.

Scott Spencer - ZBrush Character Creation
1:30 p.m.

Dariush Derakhshani - Introducing Maya 2008
3:30 p.m.

About Sybex®
Sybex has been a leading publisher for the global Information technology community for nearly 30 years. Known for its high quality publications that are translated into more than 20 languages, Sybex published about 100 new titles a year and has an impressive backlist of over 450 titles in the graphics, digital photography, operating systems, programming, and gaming categories. Sybex enjoys a very strong presence in the areas of IT and Business certifications and has close relationships with a number of leading technology companies, including Alias, Microsoft, and Juniper. For more information, visit sybex.com. Sybex is an imprint of Wiley.

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