Trends and Techniques in Concept Art

Uncover industry trends in Concept Art with expert mentors Brandon and Tyler
Student work: Mikhail Macaranas

Brush up on your industry knowledge and creative skills in Concept Art in this expert discussion!

Join us for an exciting and informative discussion between two CG Spectrum Concept Art mentors as they dive into what trends and techniques are guiding digital painting in 2024 and beyond!

Brandon Reimchen, Digital Painting Manager at CG Spectrum, and Tyler James, CG Spectrum Mentor and Award-winning Concept Artist, pull back the curtain on contemporary concept art and digital painting, sharing their insights on current techniques and trends. Join us for an insightful conversation on the ever-changing landscape of digital art, and keep your creative spark thriving!

There will also be a chance to ask questions during our Q&A.

This session is for anyone who:
  • Is passionate about concept art and digital painting, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro
  • Wants to stay on top of the latest trends shaping the world of visual storytelling
  • Seeks practical tips and techniques from industry mentors
What we cover:
  • Explore the latest trends in contemporary concept art and digital painting
  • Learn what software our mentors are most excited about
  • Find out which evolving techniques and tools are redefining digital art creation
  • Hear personal insights and experiences
  • Get personalized advice in our live Q&A
Please note: This session is expected to run for 60-90 minutes.

Limited spots available! Register now to secure your virtual seat.

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CG Spectrum

CG Spectrum - Established in 2011, CG Spectrum is a global top-ranked training provider offering specialized programs in real-time 3D, game development, animation, VFX, digital painting, and visualization. CG Spectrum inspires and trains creators through a unique online learning model and personalized mentorship from industry professionals. CG Spectrum is an Unreal Authorized Training Center, Unreal Academic Partner, SideFX Certified Training Provider, and Toon Boom Authorized Training Center delivering programs worldwide. Learn more at cgspectrum.com.

Brandon Reimchen

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.

Tyler James

Tyler James | CG Spectrum Mentor of Concept Art & Illustration - Tyler is an award-winning artist who has worked with more than a dozen major developers and triple-A franchises over the last fifteen years. Serving in roles such as Concept Artist, 3D Character Artist and Art Director, his work is widely recognized and used for major character designs in game development. You can find his work in titles such as Heroes of the Storm, Warhammer, Rift, Star Wars, Hex, Warmachine, Wasteland, Warcraft, RWBY and many others. His work includes credits at companies like Blizzard Entertainment, Cryptozoic Entertainment, and Fantasy Flight Games. See some of Tyler's work on his website.

Tags:   Concept Art ,   Advice ,   Digital Painting