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Foundation & Design TrackWhatever your likely career path - be it Character Design, Environment Design, Visual Effects, or another; it’s essential to gain a strong & balanced understanding of good art design & techniques. This is where our Foundation & Design Track comes in.Learn more
2D Character Design TrackOur Character Design Track is designed to carefully build on those core foundational drawing skills to give students head-to-toe training in the art of human & creature character design for the Entertainment Industries.Learn more
2D Environment Design TrackOur Environment Design Track is designed for those wanting to pursue a career in the film/animation or games industry. Featuring classes that cover all aspects of design including matte painting, sketching, narrative illustration, & composition.Learn more
3D Character Arts TrackDesigned to take students through the entire process of character creation, & developing the skills in their chosen specialist role, such as hard surface modeler, prop artist, texture artist, rigging artist, or creature designerLearn more
3D Environment Arts TrackThis track is designed to provide students with an inroad to the games industry. Students will take on the role of world builder & create a sense of immersion. While refining the 3D content that helps define the aesthetic & gameplay flow.Learn more
Character TD | Rigging Track voviOur in-depth Character TD/Rigging Track takes students through the tools & techniques used by animation, visual effects, & game studios. Students will learn to build rigs for a wide variety of character types, using the latest industry-standard methods.Learn more
Houdini | FX TrackOne of the more demanding roles in Visual Effects & Games. Our Houdini/FX Track comes in with a comprehensive suite of classes. Students will master pyro and fluid effects, cloth, crowds, destruction, and more.Learn more
Compositing | Lighting TrackDeveloped by mentors with extensive industry experience. This track features classes that teach students the ins & outs of lighting using raytrace renderer Arnold, Node-based compositing tool Nuke, & the science, technology, & art of lighting for games.Learn more
Visual Storytelling & IP Development TrackDesigned to equip artists with the necessary tools to become visual communicators & ultimately develop their own storytelling language. Whether they're focused on Concept Art, Comics, Filmmaking, Storyboarding, or Character/Environment Design.Learn more
COMPANIES THAT HIRE OUR STUDENTS
CarlosCGMA is an excellent and affordable option for aspiring artists and professionals who want to build upon their skills. I took advantage of many classes during my Master studies at the University of Hertfordshire in order to develop my Master Thesis.
JackCGMA helped set up a strong understanding of anatomy, shape, and form which has benefited all my work as of now.
IsabelleI took Storyboarding for Animation, and not only did I gain a greater knowledge of cinematic storytelling, I feel like I gained a better understanding of what professionals and studios look out for in a storyboard artist.
RomainBy learning from great teachers, I was able to increase my skills and artistic sense, as well as level up my demo reel and portfolio. It was a great way to specialize in a specific field and get familiar with industry-standard software.
SonjaCGMA offers amazing classes that are fun and informative, even for seasoned artists. Clinton's UE4 Modular Environment class taught me everything I needed to know to be able to branch out from film and also work in VR and now AAA games.
HectorCGMA helps me to improve my facial rigging skills and inspire myself to work hard and achieve my goals like my instructor Wade Ryer.
What our students are saying!
FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS
Senior Character Artist / Treyarch
Visual Development Artist / Freelance Artist
Creating visually impressive environments for films and games.
Illustrator / Freelance Illustrator
Known for his awe inspiring style and luscious colored paintings.
Concept Designer / Freelance Artist
"A passion for creating art that brings you back to being a kid."
Lighting Artist / Art Director / Infinity Ward
Designing and lighting environments for games.
Production Designer / Dreamworks Animation
Noted for his lively, whimsical style.
Comic and Concept Artist / Editions Dargaud-Lombard
Noted for his stylized characters and compositions.
Freelance Digital Illustrator / Freelance illustrator
"I always start an illustration with a preconceived idea of the story."
Concept Artist / Naughty Dog
"If technology is responsible for your success, you’re doing something wrong."
"The great thing now is that inspiration can be found just about anywhere."