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Wiley Design Challenge

Wiley Design Challenge

DTG's Showker to serve on Judges Panel...

John Wiley & Sons has announced the launch of Wiley Design Challenge, a book cover design contest that will run through October 31, 2008.

The grand prize winner of Wiley Design Challenge will have his or her artwork published on the cover of Photoshop for Right-Brainers, 3rd Edition by Al Ward. The winner will receive a copy of the book and a membership to SmugMug.com that includes free prints. In addition, he will enjoy national exposure through Wiley’s national distribution channels including Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Borders, Books-a-Million, and more.

The grand prize winner will be chosen by a jury of 5:
PSD Al Ward Al Ward, the author of Photoshop for Right-Brainers, 3rd Edition
PSD Fred Showker, founder of DT&G Magazine and Publisher of Photoshop911.com
PSD Matias Corea, Chief of Design at Behance.net
PSD Jesse Harding, Adobe Community Expert, graphic designer, and blogger
PSD Brajeshwar Oinam, Adobe Community Expert, Flash and Web developer, and blogger
PSD Daniela Richardson, Director of Creative Services at Wiley
PSD Kelly Trent, Marketing Manager at Wiley

Successive winners will be chosen by popular vote. The designer awarded first prize will receive $500 and free SmugMug membership; second prize will receive 5 Wiley books of their choice and free SmugMug membership; third prize will receive 3 Wiley books and free SmugMug membership.

Submit your artwork to Wiley Design Challenge today, or learn more about the contest, at wileydesignchallenge.com.

Al WardAbout Al Ward (Stevensville, MT) is a prominent figure in the Photoshop community. His Web site, www.actionfx.com, supplies Photoshop users with actions and information. He has contributed to and written many Photoshop books, and has written for Photoshop User magazine, Planet Photoshop, and Photoshop Cafe. Ward serves as the official actions guru for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. (See Al's article in DTG: Type in your face)

About Wiley Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., provides must-have content and services to customers worldwide. Its core businesses include scientific, technical, and medical journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional and consumer books and subscription services; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley has publishing, marketing, and distribution centers in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb. For more information about Wiley, visit www.wiley.com. WILEY DESIGN CHALLENGE (wileydesignchallenge.com).

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