Find out more about CG Spectrum's concept art and illustration courses in this informative webinar
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Start your career as a Digital Artist!
Join us for our live Digital Painting Information Session with Dept. Head of Concept Art & Illustration, Brandon Reimchen (Disney Interactive, Activision, EA), CGS Illustration Mentor Eric Wilkerson (Magic: The Gathering, NYT Bestseller I Colour Myself Different), and Yanchong Lai from our Student Admissions Team.
Learn more about everything covered in our digital painting courses, the admissions process, career support services provided, success stories of former students, and what it's like to be part of the CG Spectrum Community.
CG Spectrum is proudly a Rookies Certified School and ranks in The Rookies' Top 50 Creative Media & Entertainment Schools and Colleges in the World.
If you have any questions about our school or online concept art and illustration courses, get in touch.
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- CG Spectrum is an online animation, VFX, digital painting, and game development school that brings the industry to you. Whether straight out of high school, changing careers, or upgrading skills, our goal is to help you build the job skills and confidence to pursue your dream career in film and games. Get more out of your education with world-class career training and mentorship from leading film and game industry experts.
Brandon Reimchen | CG Spectrum Concept Art & Illustration Dept. Head - After receiving his degree in Fine Arts in 2003, Brandon began working in the video game industry as a Concept Artist. Since then he has produced work for companies like EA, Activision, Capcom, Gree, and Disney Interactive and is currently a Concept Art mentor for CG Spectrum. Brandon has created art for games like Crash Bandicoot, Prototype, and Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City.
Eric Wilkerson | CG Spectrum Mentor of Advanced Illustration Course - Eric is an in-demand illustrator who has worked in the entertainment industry for more than a decade with clients like Weta Workshop, Marvel, Upper Deck, Dark Horse Comics, Scholastic and Disney Publishing. He’s carved an impressive career as an Illustrator for film, TV, advertising, publishing, animation, comics, video games and even costume design. His recent work includes art for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and the book cover art for Shuri, the latest Black Panther novel. Eric is a 2020 Chesley Award Winner. See some of Eric's work on his website.
Yanchong Lai | CG Spectrum Course Advisor - Yan has experience working in post-production across several different roles (Production Coordinator, L&D Coordinator, and Talent Acquisition). She loves helping junior artists build a strong understanding of the production pipeline and where they fit within the industry. As a Course Advisor, Yan helps with course information, the application process, payment plan information, study options, and enrollment deadlines.
Jessica Geis | CG Spectrum Alum & Technical Assistant - Jessica has been drawing for most of her life and holds a degree in Art and Art History. A huge fan of Blizzard Entertainment games such as Hearthstone and World of Warcraft, she studied at CG Spectrum to develop her style and portfolio in pursuit of her dream career as a Concept Artist and Illustrator in the video game industry. And she's well on her way — she recently helped create character concepts for a new game called Rocklen (currently in early development), which have already been turned into 3D models. She also currently works as one of CG Spectrum's talented Technical Assistants.
Nikita Heyland | CG Spectrum Alum and Technical Assistant - Nikita is a CG Spectrum Technical Assistant and former Concept Art and Illustration student. She creates concepts to convey an idea for use in films, video games, animation, comic books, or other media, and also designs websites and brands. She is currently self-employed at Aetherial Studio in Winchester, England.