June 5, 2020

What is the Difference Between Game Programming and Game Development?

The difference between game programming versus game development is a subtle one.  In short, Game Programmers work with Developers to create the back end of the game. Development...

June 2, 2020

Q&A with MADFINGER Games Concept Artist Erika Hornakova

Erika Horňáková was destined for a creative career, but it wasn't until she stumbled upon 'concept art' that she found the perfect fit. She threw herself into CG Spectrum's...

May 29, 2020

How to Get 3D Animation Projects - Launching Your Career

Just starting your journey as a 3D Animator? Great! For film and game enthusiasts with a visual creative flair, this can be the logical career choice. It's a highly competitive...

May 26, 2020

What is the Best 2D Animation Software - Experts Choice

From film and games to ads and educational resources, animation is used pretty much everywhere! 2D animation specifically, has been with us throughout the century, though these...

May 21, 2020

What's the difference between Concept Art and Illustration?

Concept art and illustration often experience some crossover, but they represent two different aspects of visual storytelling. Let's look at what sets the two apart.

May 19, 2020

Student Success Story: 3D Modeler Stephen Clark

Since completing his 3D Modeling Diploma at CG Spectrum, Stephen Clark has been unstoppable.  Going from Method in Melbourne to ScanlineVFX in Montreal, Stephen's worked on...

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...