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August 26, 2020

Top 6 Tips for VFX and Game Artists Working Remotely

Whether you've just decided to go freelance, or are working remotely for a studio, these 6 tips will help VFX and Gaming artists manage their time, stay productive, and find a...

August 5, 2020

Breaking into the industry with Career Development Manager Maxine Schnepf

Former VFX Producer at Technicolor and Resources Manager at Mr. X, Maxine Schnepf knows what it takes to make it as an artist in the entertainment industry. Throughout her career,...

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 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...

April 28, 2020

Why CG Spectrum? 6 Reasons Students Choose Us

Thinking of taking an online digital art course? CG Spectrum has advocated for the online education model for a long time. With current events forcing thousands of companies and...

March 30, 2020

Want to Become a Game Designer? Start Doing These 5 Things Today

Lead Designer and Game Design Course mentor Heath Smith has more than a decade of experience in the AAA video game industry. Heath has worked at Activision, Square Enix and...

March 12, 2020

What is Game Programming and How to Become a Game Programmer

If you want to become a Game Programmer, this is a great place to start! In this guide, we cover the role and responsibilities of a Programmer, salary expectations, and tips to...

February 12, 2020

Ubisoft Video Game Programmer Firas Hosn Talks Jobs and The Future of Video Game AI

AI Game Programmer Firas Hosn knew early on that the future was in his hands. The Game Boy he got for his eighth birthday was his introduction to the wonderful world of gaming,...

January 22, 2020

What Is 3D Texturing?

What does a 3D Texture Artist do? A 3D Texture Artist creates stylized or natural textures and materials that are then applied to 3D models and environments in games, films, or TV...

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 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 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