concept art

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.

April 15, 2020

Interview with Skybound Concept Artist & Alumni April Prime

Concept Artist, Illustrator, and CG Spectrum alumni April Prime admits her entire life is dedicated to D&D, fantasy, and creature art. After getting her Advanced Concept Art...

February 14, 2020

What it's like to be a Concept Artist: Interview with Tyler James

Award-winning Concept Artist, Illustrator and CG Spectrum Mentor, Tyler James shares advice on how to become a Concept Artist. Tyler's got some serious street cred having worked...

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 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...

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...

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

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 4, 2018

Concept Artist Interview & Advice with Krzysztof Luzny

  It was in 2008, that Krzysztof Luzny started watching tutorials, got his first digital Wacom tablet and a trial version of Photoshop. Though he was

August 1, 2018

Student Spotlight: Concept Art Student Lauren Wakley

Lauren Wakley is one of our 2016 season scholarship students studying Concept Design here at CG Spectrum. We have all enjoyed watching her skills develop

August 1, 2018

Student Spotlight: Concept Art Student Tom Garden

Concept Art and Illustration student Tom Garden's art style is incredibly diverse and recognizable. From fire-breathing dragons to samurai warriors, all of Tom's work is as equally