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Nick Fredin

February 5, 2019

Concept Art Course Software & Equipment Guide

Whether you're just starting out or you're a seasoned concept artist, switching from traditional to digital or looking to throw down a whack of cash

September 26, 2018

Meet Your Mentor: Blizzard Concept Artist Brian Huang

Meet our Concept Art mentor Brian Huang! He tells us how he got started as a Concept Artist and landed a job at Blizzard Entertainment

August 2, 2018

Student Spotlight: 3D Modelling Student Steph Pryor

Steph Pryor was one of our 2016 season scholarship students and completed our Advanced Diploma of 3D Modelling. During her time here with us, her

August 2, 2018

Succeeding as a Freelance Artist

For some people, the idea of working as a freelance artist is the dream. Managing yourself, taking the work that suits you best and working flexible hours from home in a...

August 2, 2018

VFX Compositing Student Showreel

By seamlessly blending digitally created assets, like characters, explosions, backgrounds and more, with real-world shots, our amazing VFX Compositing students have made the...

August 2, 2018

3D Modeling Student Showreel

Complete with spear-wielding Spartans, skateboarding Ninja Turtles, music-loving zombies and photo-realistic human anatomy, these digitally sculpted models are nothing short of...

August 2, 2018

FX and Simulation Student Showreel

Humongous explosions. Raging fires. Devastating destruction. Stifling smoke. This has everything you could possibly ask for from a visual FX showreel, and much more. 

August 1, 2018

Mentorship - The Best Kept Secret of Successful Visual Effects Artists

We talk to senior and junior artists on why mentorship is so important in the visual effects industry. Serious about getting into the animation

August 1, 2018

5 Tips For Getting a Job After Studying Visual Effects

Is there anything better than a perfectly executed and seamless VFX scene like the colourful set pieces in Thor: Ragnarok? Or anything worse than an

August 1, 2018

Can You Start a Career After Taking Online 3D Animation Classes?

Anywhere you look today you will see beautifully rendered 3D animation and visual effects. From advertising and video games to your favourite movies and T.V.

August 1, 2018

On the Rise: Online Animation Courses

The Animated Film & Video Game industry is on the rise and so are online computer animation courses. International consumption of digital entertainment is at an all-time high....

August 1, 2018

Do Studios Hire Specialists or Generalists?

Specialist or Generalist? Read enough interviews with pro artists or studio recruiters and you’ll often see opposite opinions on which kind of hire is more