Modelling Mentor

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Meet Dani

Dani Sukiennik has always been moved by movies. After a decade of software engineering he couldn't resist the desire to pursue art anymore and thought that computer graphics would probably be more fun. Schools like CG Spectrum and more elaborate CG degrees were rare in the early 90's so Dani learned 3D Studio v1 (on DOS). Building a sufficient portfolio landed him his first 3D art job at Namco where he worked on the first 3D PacMan game.

Modelling CG sets for Broadcast TV and learning camera integration helped him get his first VFX matchmove job at Tippett Studio. He has since worked as environments/layout TD at Pixar & Lucasfilm Animation, instructed layout artists at Dreamworks and has recently been supervising Layout and Matchmove at Evil Eye Pictures in San Francisco.

Dani is known for his work on films like The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Monsters INC.



The Incredibles

Monsters Inc.

Finding Nemo




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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