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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...

March 17, 2020

Latest Student Work

See what our students have been creating lately! CG Spectrum's beginner and advanced courses prepare students for exciting careers in the film and game industry. Students attend...

February 10, 2020

Alumni Interview with Matt Moriarty (Concept Artist/Illustrator)

Ever since he was a kid, Matt Moriarty loved drawing characters. He studied Graphic Design after high school and took some animation classes, but life led Matt along a completely...

January 15, 2020

How Hamzeh Alkailani Became a Compositor Against All Odds

Hamzeh Alkailani has faced extraordinary odds in his lifetime. More than most of us could imagine. But with determination and unyielding hope, sprinkled with a bit of good...

January 10, 2020

Beyond Concept Art School: Alumni Interview with Christine Pagaduan

Christine Pagaduan took CG Spectrum's Concept Art and Illustration course and now gets to create environment concepts for games for a living. Christine shares her whimsical...

January 8, 2020

Becoming a Compositor for Film: Alumni Interview With Alan Robinson

Since graduating from CG Spectrum's online VFX Compositing course, Alan has worked on some pretty cool projects such as Catherine the Great, The Irishman, and Cats. He talks about...

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

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...

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

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