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Wacom Announces Presentation Schedule for GDC 2014

Artists to showcase how they create for the game industry with the Cintiq interactive pen display and leading software applications

VANCOUVER, Wash., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wacom®'s in-booth presentation area (Booth #1916) at the upcoming GDC show in San Francisco, California, March 19 - 21, will be "the place" for attendees to gather and learn about digital content creation from leading game development designers and artists. The select group of artists will demonstrate their drawing skills using a Wacom Cintiq® interactive pen display and accompanying creative software applications.  Wacom's GDC presentation schedule is as follows:

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Wednesday, March 19

  • 10AM - Renée Busse from Autodesk will demonstrate Sketchbook Pro and how to paint digitally.
  • 11AM - Virginia Critchfield of Riot Games will show her concept art skills and talk about Riot's League of Legends game.
  • 12PM - Marcel DeJong of Autodesk will present the art of digital sculpting using Maya and Mudbox software.
  • 1PM - Chris Sulzbach from Firaxis Games will show how he creates the alien character, Nariat.
  • 2PM - Josh Singh from Riot Games will talk about and demonstrate character design for League of Legends.
  • 4PM - Oliver Chipping, character designer for Riot Games, will highlight the design process for League of Legends.
  • 5PM - Trent Kanluga of Twilight Monk will take the audience on a Photoshop adventure.

Thursday, March 20

  • 10AM - Gary Davis will demonstrate painting with polygons and pixels with Autodesk 3ds Max and Mudbox.
  • 11AM - Marcel DeJong will showcase Autodesk's Sketchbook Pro.
  • 12PM - Shaddy Safadi of One Pixel Brush will offer tips and techniques for concept drawing.
  • 2PM - Josh Singh from Riot Games will talk about and demonstrate character design for League of Legends.
  • 4PM - Justin Goby Fields will present 3D concepting for film.
  • 5PM - Jack Greasley of The Foundry will show 3D painting using Mari 2.6.

Friday, March 21

  • 10AM - Marcel DeJong of Autodesk will present the art of digital sculpting using Maya and Mudbox software.
  • 11AM - Gary Davis will demonstrate painting with polygons and pixels with Autodesk 3ds Max and Mudbox.
  • 12PM - Jack Greasley of The Foundry will show 3D painting using Mari 2.6.
  • 1PM - Lilly Vogelsang will highlight Toon Boom's wonderful creative applications.
  • 2PM - Justin Goby Fields will present 3D concepting for film.

In addition to all of these great presentations, GDC attendees can try out virtually all of Wacom's professional products including the new Cintiq Companion, Cintiq Companion Hybrid, Intuos Creative Stylus and the Intuos Pro tablet.

About Wacom

The advanced technology of Wacom's intuitive input devices, particularly its Cintiq family of pen displays, provide professional animators, designers and artists with the ability to explore digital content creation in a comfortable and natural way.

For more information, please contact:

Douglas A. Little
Sr. Public Relations Manager
Wacom Technology Services, Corp.
360-896-9833 x174
[email protected]

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