Modeling Mentor

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Meet Chris


Chris has worked in commercials, video games and film, both VFX and animation. After getting a BFA in graphic design and then a MFA in computer animation he started working in post production as a 3D Generalist on the east coast. He then moved out west to pursue opportunities in the video games and film industry.

After working for a few smaller VFX company's there was an opportunity at Heavy Iron Studios to work on such games as Ratatouille, Wall-E and Up. Chris then moved up to San Francisco for a modeling position at ImageMovers Digital. After that its been Hydraulx, MPC Vancouver,Sony Imageworks, Rhythm and Hues and Disney Animation Studios.

Films Chris has worked on include Frozen, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Jack the Giant Slayer, Oz: The Great and Powerful, Mad Max: Fury Road, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Doctor Strange and A Christmas Carol




Captain America
Sherlock Holmes



Foundations for Film & Games

Strong foundation skills form the bedrock for any great 3D artist. This course is the perfect spawn point for those looking to begin their journey as a 3D Artist in film and games.


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Advanced 3D Animation Course

Take your animation skills to the next level by learning advanced techniques of physical, character and creature animation.


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Advanced 3D Modeling Course

Learn to master the art of digital sculpting with ZBrush in this 1-year intensive diploma course. 

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Advanced Visual Effects Course

Take the next step and learn advanced FX techniques with the industry standard software Houdini FX.

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VFX Compositing Course

Compositing is the artistic process of combining filmed and rendered elements in order to create seamless integration of real and digitally created elements.


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Concept Art & Illustration Course

Give life to extraordinary creatures, invent unreal weapons and visualise entirely new worlds never seen before through illustrations and digital painting.


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MARI Texturing Course

Take control of the most powerful texturing software in the industry with CG Spectrum's 1-on-1 short course for MARI, learning the intricate art of creature texturing.


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Introduction to Game Animation

Upgrade your animation skills and learn video game animation in Unreal 4 Engine. Create combat animations, cinematics and production workflow techniques.


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Introduction to 3D Animation

Start Your Animation Career Today and Learn Animation Basics with CG Spectrum. Get 1-on-1 Animation Training from Industry Professionals.


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Introduction to 3D Modeling

The Introduction to 3D Modeling Course is designed to strengthen your foundation skills and provide a pathway to the Advanced 3D Modeling Diploma by mastering the basics of 3D Modeling.


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Introduction to Concept Art

Learn the basics of Concept Art through a series of video tutorials and take the next step on your journey to becoming a Concept Artist.


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1-On-1 Private Mentoring

Get 1-on-1 mentoring with a professional studio artist. Upgrade your demo reel, learn something new and network with amazing VFX Artists.

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