Cryptic Studios Looking for Talented Aspiring Artists

February 1, 2008

Cryptic Studios Looking for Talented Aspiring

Artists Attending Game Developer Conference
and Bay Area Artists/Students Are Invited to Submit Portfolios for Chance at
Professional Art Review With Award-Winning Cryptic Creative Team

Cryptic Studios, one of the leading independent
developers of Massively Multiplayer Online Games (MMOG), today announced that
they are looking for aspiring gaming artists to submit their art portfolios for

Artists attending the Game Developer Conference (GDC)
in San Francisco on February 18-22, 2008, as well as Bay Area artists and
students, are invited to submit their art portfolios to Cryptic Studios for
consideration. Fifteen selected artists will have the opportunity to visit the
award-winning development studio in Los Gatos, California, for a professional
review session. The selected artists will sit down with Cryptic’s art team and
receive professional critique and feedback on each individual’s portfolio and
suggestions for how to get into the gaming industry.

“This is a terrific opportunity for budding
artists who aspire to work in the gaming space to learn about current game
industry trends and how we might align your work to be successful,” said Shayne
Herrera, Art Development Director of Cryptic Studios. “Gettingprofessional
feedback from artists who are working on games on a daily basis can be really
helpful to artists trying to decide on their career path.”

The deadline for portfolio entries is
Friday, February 15. Selected artists will then be invited to visit Cryptic
Studios on Friday, February 22, to meet with the creative team and present their
work. Artists should submit their art portfolio for consideration via e-mail to

For more information about Cryptic Studios,
please visit