May 18, 2020

2D vs 3D Animation: Which Field Should I Focus On?

With film, TV and video game fans all over the world hungry for fresh content, there are more opportunities than ever before for aspiring 2D and 3D Animators. But which style of...

May 14, 2020

Student & Alumni Showcase - May

See what students and alumni have been working on in and out of class!  Keen to learn Digital Art too? Check out our beginner and advanced courses and join the next intake.

May 13, 2020

Getting a Job in Game Development: 8 Strategies for Success

So you love gaming and want to make it your career. Launching your future in the highly competitive game development industry can be daunting, but through true grit and a focused...

May 11, 2020

What is Digital Illustration? Your Guide To Getting Started

Thinking of turning your artistic talents into a career? Digital illustration is an exciting, rewarding and multi-faceted field with diverse job prospects. In this guide, we cover...

May 6, 2020

Alumni Q&A with Houdini FX Artist Glenn Dawick

3D Artist Glenn Dawick has spent a decade working in TV, advertising, and even on Netflix's I Am Mother. Working for a number of studios, he noted the amount of Houdini work being...

May 1, 2020

Game Design Basics: How to Start Building Video Games

Building a video game used to require a fair amount of technical expertise, but today’s technology has made it easier than ever. That said, having a good understanding of game...

April 29, 2020

What is the Difference Between Game Design and Game Programming?

If you plan on getting a job in game development, you will need to know the difference between game design and game programming. 

April 28, 2020

Why CG Spectrum? 6 Reasons Students Choose Us

Thinking of taking an online digital art course? CG Spectrum has advocated for the online education model for a long time. With current events forcing thousands of companies and...

April 15, 2020

Interview with Skybound Concept Artist & Alumni April Prime

Concept Artist, Illustrator, and CG Spectrum alumni April Prime admits her entire life is dedicated to D&D, fantasy, and creature art. After getting her Advanced Concept Art...

April 8, 2020

Student & Alumni Showcase - April

See what some of our students and alumni have been working on in and out of class!  Keen to learn Digital Art too? Check out our beginner and advanced courses and join the next...

April 3, 2020

From US Army to Hollywood: Alumni Interview With Compositor Robert Alomar

Robert Alomar was an Intelligence Analyst and Linguist in the US Army, but he always had an interest in film. Robert tells how he changed careers, got a compositing job at MPC...

March 30, 2020

Want to Become a Game Designer? Start Doing These 5 Things Today

Lead Designer and Game Design Course mentor Heath Smith has more than a decade of experience in the AAA video game industry. Heath has worked at Activision, Square Enix and...