For Immediate Release
Austin, Texas, July 10th, 2018
Artists unite for endangered animals
The In Danger project is a high-end art book produced by Expedition Art and Imagination International Inc. in collaboration with some of the most well-known concept artists, designers and fine artists in the world. Each animal portrayed in the book has a detailed description with interesting facts about the creature, as well as insightful thoughts from the artist. A percentage of the proceeds from the sale of the book will be donated to Savings Species and other non-profit organizations that support land purchases and habitat protection for endangered species.
· 51 internationally known artists, from 8 countries
· 97 unique animal paintings
· Proceeds to benefit endangered animals
Many of the artists that have contributed to the In Danger book project have worked in the entertainment industry as illustrators, concept artists and designers. They have played critical parts on creative teams delivering world class stories, fictional characters and worlds seen by millions of people through the media of films and games. The book features a section with each artist’s profile information and project credits.
Some of their concept art, 2D & 3D design and animation portfolio accomplishments include participation in such blockbuster movies as the Star Wars episodes 1,2,3 & 7, Black Panther, Thor: Ragnarok, The Avengers, Dr. Strange, Transformers, Pacific Rim, World War Z, Avatar, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Terminator II, Guardians of the Galaxy, Prometheus, Tron: Legacy, Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland and Warner Bros. Space Jam. Disney animated features include titles Brother Bear, Mulan, Pocahontas, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, Tarzan, Beauty and the Beast and Fantasia 2000.
Additional illustration contributions to card games include World of War Craft and Magic: The Gathering. Design, concept art and asset creation for video games include titles such as Mass Effect 3, Sims 4, Fallout: New Vegas, Transformers, Flash, Guild Wars II, Dungeons and Dragons, Frank Miller’s 300, Watchmen, Prince of Persia, Assassin’s Creed and the Halo series.
The book will be debuted at the San Diego Comic-Con in San Diego, California on July 19th. Copies will be available during the trade show for purchase through Imagination International Inc. at the Copic Marker booth #5338. After the event, you can purchase copies online through the Expedition Art online store at http://www.expeditionart.org/in-danger-book/.
Expedition Art is a global collaborative of artists who have joined together to raise awareness for wildlife and nature conservation through art. The company works with other non-profit organizations focused on conservation and helps educate others through the power of visual communication.
The company was founded by artists, designers, photographers and filmmakers who use imagery to raise awareness and convey a message through strong visuals and narrative. Expedition Art works with corporate partners and local organizations that share a passion to create real change and focused results.
Expedition Art launches several projects each year. Expedition Art is a non-profit organization and received federal 501(c)(3) certification in 2015.
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Print and web resolution graphics are available for download upon request.
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