July 29, 2019

Why Vanessa Rossi Switched From Graphic Design to Animation

After finishing Graphic Design school, Vanessa Rossi found herself stuck in the wrong career... Fortunately, a Graphic Designer's skills make a great foundation for a

July 16, 2019

DreamWorks Animator Scott Claus Offers Advice to 2D Students

Scott Claus talks inspiration, careers and the future of 2D animation With a career spanning almost 3 decades, Scott Claus has worked on classics like

July 16, 2019

What is 2D Animation? Everything You Need to Know

What is 2D Animation? 2D animation is the art of creating movement in a two-dimensional space. This includes characters, creatures, FX and backgrounds. The illusion

July 16, 2019

Disney Animator Mike Wiesmeier Shares Secrets With Artists

It was a trip to Disneyland that changed the course of Mike Wiesmeier’s life... Captivated by the art of animation after a family trip to

July 7, 2019

Men in Black: International - Interview with 3D Modeler Danish Anwar

Now a 3D Artist at Method Studios in Melbourne, CG Spectrum graduate Danish Anwar had a great experience working on his first feature film

March 8, 2019

Animation Secrets of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

With bright punchy colours, sharp animation, and snappy editing, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sucks viewers into Miles Morales’ wild ride from the get-go. It’s no

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

October 8, 2018

What is Compositing?

What is compositing? VFX Compositing seamlessly integrates digital assets with live-action footage to bring together the final shot of a film or game. Compositing is

October 8, 2018

VFX Compositing Artist Interview & Advice With Genevieve Camilleri

Hi Genevieve! Tell us about yourself and how you came to be a Compositor.  As a child, I was always fascinated by films and their

October 5, 2018

3D Animator Interview & Advice With Brad Lincoln

Hello Brad! Can you tell us how you came to be a professional Animator? I'm a senior animator at Digital Domain in Vancouver. I grew

October 5, 2018

FX Artist Interview & Advice With Timucin Ozger

Effects artists can have many different responsibilities, but in the end, they often need to make the unbelievable believable. We caught up with Timucin Ozger

October 5, 2018

What Does An FX Artist Do?

What does an FX Artist do? An FX artist creates the visual effects in movies, TV shows and games. They're responsible for creating smoke, fire