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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

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

September 26, 2018

Meet Your Mentor: Blizzard Concept Artist Brian Huang

Meet our Concept Art mentor Brian Huang! He tells us how he got started as a Concept Artist and landed a job at Blizzard Entertainment