Alias® Launches Contest to Celebrate the Work of Alias SketchBook Pro Artists
Expose Yourself Contest the First of Its Kind for Tablet Artists with more than $25,000 in Prizes to be Awarded
Toronto, Canada – November 4, 2003 – Alias Systems, a Silicon Graphics Inc. (NYSE: SGI) company, announced today Expose Yourself, the upcoming contest for digital artists who use Alias SketchBook Proä, the innovative sketching tool for Tablet PC’s and WacomÒ tablets. From November 17, 2003 until February 13, 2004, artists, illustrators and designers can submit their sketches at www.sketchbookpro.com/contest,
have them viewed by an extensive online community and judged for a collection of valuable prizes. The Expose Yourself contest is sponsored by MicrosoftÒ, AcerÒ, Wacom, PC Mall and IntelÒ.
Expose Yourself Contest Details
Expose Yourself is the first contest to award the creative work of tablet-using digital artists. Comic artist Dale Keown, best known for The Incredible HulkÒ comic book and Gray Holland, founder of the industrial design firm Alchemy Labs will judge the submissions. Judging will be based on originality as well as the artist’s use of colors, layers, brushes and backgrounds.
The grand-prize winner of the contest will receive a copy of Alias SketchBook Pro, Microsoft Office for Window XP Tablet PC Edition, an Acer 300 Tablet PC and a Wacom CintiqÒ Tablet. They will also have their creative talents profiled in a US-based creative magazine. Monthly prizes include copies of Alias SketchBook Pro, Microsoft Office XP and Rover MP3 players.
Alias SketchBook Pro Free Trial Version
A free 15-day trial version of Alias SketchBook Pro is available for download at www.alias.com/sketchbookpro
for all artists, designers and illustrators who wish to begin working on their contest entries immediately. Full contest details can be found at www.sketchbookpro.com/contest
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