Course overview Course overview
Create a strong foundation
Learn the basics of art as well as the subtle details and differences in techniques and approaches. Rob Chang breaks down each principle, idea, and theory in visual communication in an organized, step-by-step manner. This way you can understand each layer as you go. Artists at any skill level can benefit from this discussion and become a better artist. *Note: Please visit http://www.cgsociety.org/training/course/becoming-a-better-artist for the full course description | The course format is custom per instructor preference (see format description below) | At the end of this course, you'll have the opportunity to join a Student Alumni lounge set-up and hosted by the instructor.
Becoming a Better Artist WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
Your journey starts here
Rob Chang is an artist, writer/director, composer/songwriter, and photographer. He has worked for clients such as Sirius Entertainment, Dark Horse Comics, Malibu Graphics, Innovation, Red Orb, 3DO, Z-Axis, iWin, Sony Pictures Imageworks, and more. His titles include Panzer Cops, Robotech:Invid Wars, Avenue-X, Prince of Persia 3D, Battletanx: Global Assault, Dave Mirra's Freestyle BMX 1&2, Risk, Battleship: Fleet Command, Polly Pride, Spiderman 3, Surf's Up, and much more.
Fall TERM Registration
Jul 27, 2020 - Oct 12, 2020
I've never taken a CGMA course before but Rob has set the bar very high. I've taken other non-CGMA courses—online and live, visual art or writing-related—that I rated as quite good. They didn't offer even a fraction of the insight and dedication Rob provided.
I asked Rob anything—he responded well within 24 hours with helpful and encouraging answers.
In all my schooling, I have only had a few teachers that have had Rob's clear care for his students and their growth. He re-lit the fire in my belly to pursue art when I was moments away from quitting for good.
Rob always responded to students in a prompt manner. He is an excellent instructor and helped guide me with a much needed artistic push. I have already recommended this class to friends.
The instructor is fantastic in his dedication and thoroughness. I only wish I'd convinced myself to take this course earlier.
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What makes this learning experience unique?
Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industries best artist.
1+ Year Access
Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.
Certificate of Completion
Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.
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