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Study 3D Modeling

Become a 3D modeler and learn how to create amazing characters, creatures and environments for film and games

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Overview

Kick-start your 3D modeling and digital sculpting career!

Explore our industry-focused 3D modeling programs and be mentored by top 3D artists who have worked on major films and games.

From beginner short courses to advanced industry programs – find the right study option for your skill level and career goals.

Learn professional workflows from experienced artists who have worked at world-class studios such as Disney, Ubisoft, ILM, Sony, EA and Weta.

Our specialized 3D modeling courses will get you job-ready by giving you a personalized education experience.

Studying 3D modeling opens up a variety of career opportunities. Explore the career paths that could be yours after graduating from CG Spectrum.

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Courses

Explore all 3D modeling courses

Foundations

Take the first steps towards a career as a professional 3D modeler. These beginner-friendly courses help you develop a solid foundation in modeling using industry-standard software like ZBrush, Maya, and Substance Painter to prepare you for a career in this field.

Advanced

Dive deeper into more advanced character, creature, and environment modeling techniques and build a strong portfolio of work to show employers. This course helps you specialize further and get industry-ready with expert career advice and support.

Short courses

Mentors

Learn directly from our experienced 3D specialists

Learn from the best to become the best. All courses are led by passionate 3D artists with years of experience working on films and video games at major studios.

Future proof your skills

We’re proud to say that with an 80% employment success rate the majority of our advanced graduates are now working in the highly competitive film and games industry.

Studying 3D modeling can lead to many different types of careers, including;

Discover more about 3D modeling jobs, salary expectations and tips to meet the minimum job requirements on our careers page.

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Studios who have hired our graduates

Student Showcase

Explore student work and see what you can learn at CG Spectrum

Our students create high quality work that speaks for itself. We provide you with the tools and resources to help you build a portfolio that gets noticed.

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Benefits

Why study at CG Spectrum

Get a more hands-on education with mentorship from top film and game experts, an industry-approved curriculum and a thriving creative community cheering you on.

By giving you access to the most talented artists in the industry, we help you to become well connected, trained and prepared for life beyond school.

What you get when studying at CG Spectrum:

  • Get job-ready in half the time of an average degree program
  • Personalized job-focused curriculum and training
  • Private 1-on-1 or small group classes (max. 4 students)
  • Live call with your mentor each week + recorded video critiques
  • Flexible schedules & 100% online, study from anywhere!

Progress faster with expert feedback from mentors and join an inspiring and supportive community of industry experts and peers.

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About us

The CG Spectrum difference

Our mission is to make sure our students are best prepared for a successful career when they graduate.

We strive to provide affordable, high quality and personalized education and believe in the power of learning first-hand from industry experts who have already established fantastic careers.

What makes CG Spectrum unique:

  • Career services to accelerate your journey
  • High quality education at a fraction of the cost of university
  • Software licenses included, no additional costs
  • Direct access to industry mentors with years of film & game experience
  • Supportive and active community of peers, alumni & mentors

As an online school with students and mentors in 90+ countries, we're proud to bring the industry to you – wherever you are in the world!

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