CG Spectrum – Introduction to Concept Art & Digital Illustration

Introduction to Concept Art & Digital Illustration




From $3,199 USD


3 months





about the course

What will you learn?

In this short course, you’ll build your understanding of digital painting fundamentals, and see what it takes to make a career of your craft. Be mentored and inspired by an industry expert with years of experience creating art for the entertainment industry. Traditional artists welcome!

Discover how to create artwork for the entertainment and publishing industries. Whether it’s concept art for film and games, or book cover art and trading card illustrations, your highly experienced and passionate mentor will help you get started in this creative field.

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Graduate with an outstanding portfolio

Be mentored by professional artists

Discover expert Adobe Photoshop techniques

Learn to create art for film, games & publishing

Choose 1-on-1 or small group classes (max 4 students)

course structure

term 1

Start your illustration and concept art for beginners course by establishing a solid understanding of color, value, and light. Then you’ll look at how physical attributes affect design choices by learning perspective drawing and anatomy. Discuss indirect versus direct design briefs, plus how to develop ideas based on the information you’re given. Apply your new skills to design a character, and learn how to professionally polish and present your work.

What will you learn?

  • Communicating effectively through the use of line, value, and color
  • Understanding of the principles of perspective
  • The importance of anatomy observation and practice
  • Asset production workflow

*This short course is the same as the term one of the Concept Art & Illustration Diploma, so if you choose to continue after completing your certificate, you’ll already be a third of the way through the diploma course!


What do you need to apply?


$ 3,199 USD upfront
  • Monthly instalments: $1,185 USD
    (3 x payments)


$ 3,999 USD upfront
  • Monthly instalments: $1,485 USD
    (3 x payments)

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