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How To Grind Like Diddy By Anthony Frasier and James Lopez

When people think of Hip Hop they usually associate it with negative things such as violence, drugs and womanizing. It's a typical method of social politicking used by the media to categorize and control the various arts associated to the Hip Hop lifestyle. Very rarely does anyone actually sit down and analyze the hustle mentality that many Hip Hop moguls have used to guarantee their success. When it comes to rags-to-riches, it's hard to find a living example of the term without naming ...
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d’artiste Fashion Design Book Review

d'artiste Fashion Design is the latest Ballistic Publishing offering, and offers many techniques from a few critically acclaimed artists. The main focus of this book is of course fashion design, but more specifically it demonstrates how to add outstanding fashions to your character designs. As always, flicking through this book made me realize just how much we overlook the amount of detail that is pumped into crafting any type of character design; whether for a video game, painting or ...
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Ballisitc Publishing – d’artiste: Character Design Review

This review was written and posted by me on The Koalition. --- Ballistic Publishing has done it again. They have packaged some of the best art into one volume and presented it in a way that makes it hard to do anything short of flicking through the pages in awe. d’artiste: Character Design showcases the creative prowess of three wonderful character artists: Anne Pogoda, Kekai Kotaki, Gonzalo Ordonez. Each artist presents their work along with an in-depth brief of the design ...
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What Am I Reading 20th February 2011

Since my birthday in December I have been enjoying the use of the Kindle E-reader. I was in the hospital for a while through January and the Kindle was like my savior the whole time. During that time I read "What You See Is What You Get" which is the biography of Alan Sugar, this was a very great read for anyone interested in Alan Sugar, The Apprentice TV show or business enterprise. ...
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Ballistic Publishing: Exotique 6 Book Review

Being regular practitioners of gaming, it is only natural that we come to adore CG artwork. For gamers specifically there is no platform for us to just sit and appreciate the true expertise behind character designs. Ballistic Publishing has created a platform for artists to submit their work and gain recognition, and ever since discovering them I have a new found love for digital art. Some of you may remember me reviewing the God of War III art book, which was published by Ballistic. I was very ...
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