List of FAQs(Frequently Asked Questions)
Short answer, Absolutely not.
Mentors like Christopher Schiefer lectured non-native English speaking artists all around the world from Thailand, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, Mexico, Poland, Brazil, Serbia , Russia and many more countries.
We are patient because everyone is learning in different ways.
Last but not least, see all of it as a good opportunity to tighten up your English skills next to your art skills.
The purpose of a mentorship is to guide you toward a beneficial direction in your interest.
To achieve it, the mentor polishes existing skills. As a result, you can further develop skills and reach out to various networks to elevate your career.
A concept art mentorship matters because it has a focused student-teacher ratio. Most importantly, artists are lectured individually.
As a consequence, a concept art mentorship is more focused on you as a person. Therefore, It allows the artist to develop skills more effectively.
The 3 key points a mentor provides are important to successfully grow your abilities during a mentorship.
- Consultation: Firstly, give Expert advice in specialized areas of interest.
- Counselor: Secondly, the mentor will oversee and tackle problems according to your goals.
- Cheerleader: Lastly, provide substantial motivation to grow your abilities efficiently.
A good mentorship program can greatly enhance your satisfaction in your career, including mentors. It is a fast and efficient way of sharing knowledge. As a result, goals can be met faster between you and the mentor. All of those features make up a good mentorship program.
It depends on your chosen learning path.
A mentorship is to shorten the valuable time it would take you to acquire certain necessary traits to achieve goals you’ve set. To achieve it, expert consultation and cheer are necessary to grow one’s abilities.
In conclusion, if you are stuck in any way within certain boundaries, then a mentorship might be the right solution.
To achieve a goal, traits and skills have to be self-taught or taught by lecturers. However, mentorships provide a substantial shortening of the time it takes to acquire such necessary traits.
There are 7 very important traits to identify what makes a bad mentor.
- the mentor does not provide substantial value to your set goal.
- the mentorship is only in favor of the mentor.
- your motivation is not being tackled but rather dragged down.
- the expertise of a mentor can not enhance your skillsets.
- the mentor provides unfocused and chaotic lecturing approaches.
- the mentor does not open new visible paths to your career.
- Most importantly, The mentor is unable to identify and act upon inefficient traits within your mindset.
An online concept art mentorship works in the following way: Meetup online through screen sharing and use a microphone to communicate your goals and desires.
Then work together with the mentor to help you move towards your desired goals.
We will use Discord, free software to communicate, share screens and send files.
The Duration of a concept art mentorship depends on your set goal. The more time per mentorship the more feedback loops you can have. Generally, 90 minutes depending on the difficulty of the goal should be enough.
At CGVerse, flexibility is one of our great advantages during a mentorship.
We meet up personally 2 times a week, depending on how difficult the work is. We work together hand in hand to achieve your goals.
All software and tools are recommended for client work and CGVerse course education. If you already have 3D software and tools in place then you can use those for education, but we do not recommend it.
Get the following tools and software:
- For 3D software Download Blender3D here (Free)
- For Screen sharing Download Discord here (Free)
- For Reference collection download Pureref here (Free)
- For Painting Photoshop CS6 and up (Industry Standard)*
- Painting Tablet (e.g wacom)
*Free painting software is not recommended for advanced and intermediate-level courses or mentorships