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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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Arconyx Founder and Director Kenny Roy On Games as Therapy

Whether it's beautiful art styles, endearing characters, enthralling story lines, exhilarating game play or a mixture of all of these factors, video games can whisk us away to different worlds and put us in situations we would never usually find ourselves.

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A Day in the Life of a Game Programmer With Michelle Osborne

For Mentor of Game Programming Michelle Osborne, making video games initially started out as a way for her to couple her art skills and her practical skills together to build the little worlds she had in her head.

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Finding your new Career at Conventions

Some of us go to events for the good times and bright lights. Others go to dress up as their favourite characters and meet new people. And some people go with folio in hand looking to find their dream job.

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The Rendering Revolution: 4 Ways Cloud Rendering can Help Launch your VFX Career

You’re fresh out of a course and gearing up for a job in VFX, running through everything you’re going to need to succeed. Skillset up to date and qualification in hand? Check. Networking efforts online and offline in full swing? Check. Vimeo playlist getting positive comments? Check.

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Australian Film, TV and Video Game Production Studios

Contrary to popular belief, Australia is quickly reclaiming it's position as an integral part of the digital arts and video game development industries. 

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Maya 2016 Tips and Tricks - Offset Edge Loop

The Offset Edge Loop Tool, this feature works either as a tool or an action.

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Where To Find Work in the Digital Arts  and CG Industry

Preparing for life after graduation is an exciting time for everyone involved. Opportunities seem endless. Exciting new adventures await. And your skill set will continue to expand.

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Free Creature Design Tutorial and Q&A with Jake Collinge

Jake Collinge is CG Spectrum's Concept Art Department Head, he also works as an Illustrator and Entertainment Artist in Vancouver, Canada.

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Studying With CG Spectrum: What's Right For You?

Deciding where you want to begin your studies is an incredibly important and often overwhelming decision to make. 

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Tips to Help you Network While You Study

Networking is essential to finding new work. It's something we here at CG Spectrum have spoken about before. And it's so true.

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Specialist Or Generalist? What Are Studios Looking For?

Everyone wants to know the right path to take, so let’s give you some insight into this fine question, Specialist or Generalist?

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