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Succeeding as a Freelance Artist

Succeeding as a Freelance Artist

For some people, the idea of working as a freelance artist is the dream. Managing yourself, taking the work that suits you best and working flexible hours from home in a dressing-gown. 

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CG Spectrum Announce $500,000 in Scholarships

Melbourne-based CG Spectrum College today announced half a million dollars worth of scholarships in film and game subjects for their 2016-2017 scholarship season. The places will be linked to paid industry internships in award-winning local studios.

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Surviving Melbourne International Games Week

It's nearly that time of year again: Melbourne International Games Week. The week when the video game industry comes to the world's most livable city - and blows our minds.

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Iloura and the VFX Behind That Game of Thrones Emmy Win

Just prior to their humongous success at the 68th Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, we had the pleasure of visiting scholarship partner Iloura, one of Australia's leading animation and VFX houses and speaking to industry legend Glenn Melenhorst.

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V-Ray and Chaos Group Comes to Australia

For the first time in Australia, Bulgarian-based Chaos Group are bringing a workshop and certification exam for their cutting-edge rendering program V-Ray to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

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The CG Lab: Melbourne Physical Study Location

Our friends at Tractor School of Design recently had a fantastic problem. They had too much space at their beautiful downtown campus and head office. So, we thought we'd do the right thing and lend them a hand.

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The Game Design Pipeline

The Game Design Pipeline is broken down into 3-parts in this article. The artists creating the look and style of the game, the designers forming the layout and story line and the programmers who input all the data and write it into code.  

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We Live and Breathe the Film and Games Industry

 CG Spectrum's goal is to make our students the most employable artists in the film and game industry. We do this by carefully selecting the best mentors and teachers who are currently employed to accomplish the school and student's unified goals.

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Dark Souls 3: Why We Die

The date is Monday 11th of April, 2016. In less than 24-hours I will jauntily bound down to my local video game shop and pick up my copy of Dark Souls 3.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Concept Art

Concept art is not just beautiful, it's fascinating. And Industrial Light and Magic's recent release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens concept art is no exception.

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Hail! Caesar and the Golden Age of Hollywood

The Coen Brothers latest feature film, Hail! Caesar, is a two hour homage to one of cinemas most fondly remembered eras. The 1950's.

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Indie Games to Watch in 2016

We ❤ indie games here at CG Spectrum.

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