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Turn your artistic passion into a career with our beginner and advanced digital painting programs.
With an established digital artist as your guide, discover how to plan, develop and present compelling industry-standard artwork using Adobe Photoshop and graduate with original art for your portfolio. Traditional artists welcome!
At CG Spectrum, your career training includes direct access to some of the best digital artists who will share their experience working with clients like Marvel, Scholastic and Blizzard Entertainment.
Learn expert digital painting techniques and critical job skills such as how to market yourself and build lasting client relationships.
Studying digital painting opens up a variety of career opportunities. Explore the career paths that could be yours after graduating at CG Spectrum.
Peek inside the world of concept art and illustration! Choose this course if you want to pick up a new hobby, learn the basics and start using Photoshop to create original art for film and games.
3 months - 20hrs weekly
The best concept art course for beginner-intermediate level. Get hands-on experience creating concept art from scratch using Photoshop and working with client briefs. Graduate with a solid foundation and original work for your portfolio! Basic drawing skills required.
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 digital painting can lead to many different types of careers, including;
Discover more about concept art and illustration jobs, salary expectations and tips to meet the minimum job requirements on our careers page.
Discover free digital painting resources and articles to inspire you on your journey into the film and games industry.
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:
Progress faster with expert feedback from your mentor and join an inspiring and supportive online community of industry experts and peers.
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 already established a fantastic career.
What makes CG Spectrum unique:
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!