October 31, 2019

CG Spectrum is a Rookies Certified School!

We're proud to announce that CG Spectrum is a certified school through The Rookies!   Rookies Certified Schools are independently reviewed and assessed by invite

October 24, 2019

How Video Games Are Made: The Game Development Process

Want to know how video games are made? This article walks through the video game development process, and in particular, the 'pipeline' – an industry

October 13, 2019

What is Game Design and How to Become a Game Designer

Game design is an exciting, rewarding and multi-faceted field with promising job prospects. However, becoming a Game Designer can be a challenging journey. We're here to help...

September 24, 2019

Meet The Willoughbys Animator Aniket Natekar

CG Spectrum Alumni and Animator Aniket Natekar recently spoke at LightBox Expo about his latest project at BRON, The Willoughbys. Coming to Netflix in 2020, The Willoughbys is an...

September 19, 2019

Interview with Award-Winning Digital Illustrator Eric Wilkerson

Back when Eric Wilkerson was a kid, something was missing from book store shelves... "When I was growing up there was no representation of any people of color on the covers of...

September 6, 2019

What is Concept Art?

What is Concept Art? Concept art is a visual representation which tells a story or conveys a certain look. It is commonly used in film and video games to convey a vision and set...

September 3, 2019

3 Awesome Reasons to Get Into 2D Animation Right Now

The 2D animation industry is transforming before our eyes.  A 2D comeback is happening right now thanks to the insatiable appetite for fresh content, advancements

August 30, 2019

5 Benefits of Online Courses You May Not Have Considered

The benefits of online courses far outweigh the traditional classroom approach at CG Spectrum. Here's why. As an online Animation, VFX and Game Design school

August 15, 2019

How Lawrence's Career Change to Animation Led to an Oscar

At the age of 30, Lawrence Zalasky took an enormous leap of faith... After establishing himself as an Industrial Designer, Lawrence decided to change careers

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