Archived Instagram Links for The Rookies - ig.therookies.co Welcome to The Rookies Instagram links page (ig.therookies.co). We find it super annoying that you can't link directly from Instagram posts, so if you ever find something interesting on our Instagram feed, the links will be dumped right here.Archived Instagram Links5th January 2020Tips on How to Achieve Photorealism with 3D Characters27th December 2020Insider's Guide - School of Visual Arts23rd December 2020How to Create World of Warcraft Characters using ZBrush - Part 219th December 2020Career Advice - Working as a 3D FX Artist with Mattia Rodini16th December 2020Development Update: Speed Improvements, 4K Images, Hire me setting, Stacked Images and Page Builder Upgrades10th December 2020Creating Props for Games Using Maya and Zbrush10th December 2020Full details about $2000 Survey Sweepstake4th December 2020Career Advice - Working as a Concept Artist with Gaëlle Seguillon26th November 2020Character Production Workflow: From 2D Concept to 3D Render22nd November 2020Insider's Guide - Westerdals, Kristiania University College18th November 2020Career Advice - Working as an Environment Artist for a Game Studio with Enguerrand Michelin16th November 2020Substance Texturing Challenge - Kombi14th November 2020How to Create a Realistic 3D Portrait Using Maya and ZBrush2nd November 2020Boom-times: Australian animation and visualisation30th October 2020Tips For Creating Your Own Custom Material in Substance Designer26th October 2020Career Advice - Working as a Character Artist on Fortnite at Epic Games22nd October 2020A fully interactive CG toolset that not enough junior artists know about16th October 2020Career Advice - Working as an Environment Artist with Brennan Howell12th October 20202020 Best Creative Media & Entertainment Art Schools in the World30th September 2020Set reality aside with these trending fantasy artworks29th September 2020Animation Challenge - Crazy in Quarantine28th September 2020The Subtle Art of Colour Grading23rd September 2020How to Create a 3D Game Character in ZBrush17th September 2020Star Citizen Gas Station made with Unreal Engine10th September 2020How to Create Photo Realistic Characters in 3D in Autodesk Maya2nd September 2020Substance Texturing Challenge - Eddie Robot1st September 2020Valuable lessons to learn about 3D Composition and Lighting25th August 2020Career Advice - Working as a Studio Art Director with Mike Henry3rd June 2020Free Webinar - Best Courses to Learn Visual Effects Online3rd April 2020Introducing Weekly Drills4th March 2020The Complete Adobe CC Training Bundle4th March 2020New Contest: Forbidden Lands, Fallen Empires and Ancient Guardians17th February 202010 essential Soft Skills you need to get a job in film, games and design industries14th February 2020$18,769 Ultimate Creative Kit Giveaway details14th February 2020Download 10th Annual Rookie Awards Posters14th January 2020Finalists announced for Netflix & Skill - Peaky Blinders contest17th December 2019The Student Art Podcast - Essential weekly interview series for film and game artists.28th November 2019Save Over 99% on the Complete 2020 Adobe CC Certification Bundle19th November 2019Netflix and Skill - Peaky Blinders contest open for submissions11th October 2019The Rookies World School Rankings® 2019 ReleasedWhat is The Rookies?Founded in 2010, The Rookies is a community for non-professional digital artists. A place for artists with a passion for film, games, animation, immersive media, archviz, motion graphics, product design and other creative industries.It doesn't matter whether you are a hobbyist, student, self-taught or even wanting to change careers. All that matters is you want to become a better artist, learn new skills and be surrounded by people on the same journey as you."The Rookies is better than Artstation. It exposes you to the level of artist's that you're competing against."Testimonial by Morten Jaeger - FlippedNormalsShowcase your portfolioThe Rookies provides you with a slick way to showcase your work to the world. It's more than a generic page that other sites offer, it's a way to share your creative journey, archievements and how you've improved. The custom built tools allow you to upload everything you need: images, videos, galleries, ProcessView ™, Sketchfab viewer, formatted text and even GitHub repositories for your code. See Examples"I have my portfolio on every major website and I'm left absolutely frustrated by the process. With The Rookies, the way you've made adding images, text, videos - well, it's simply brilliant! I love it!"Testimonial by Peter DimitrovGrow as an artistEveryone needs a little challenge to push their skills. Come and join one of our contests and collect badges to share on your free portfolio page. We have huge annual contests and even small monthly jams - and prizes, lots of prizes.View ContestsTrack your JourneyFrom the moment an artist realises they have a passion for creative media, up until the moment they secure their first big job, we’ve are here to help. Our community is full of creators on the same journey and we are setup and motivated to help push members to achieve your goals.Simple steps to get startedCREATE PROFILEIt only takes a few minutes to signup and create a profile. From your private dashboard you can upload work, get targeted news, find people to follow and track your creative journey.ENTER CONTESTChallenge yourself to submit an entry to a contest. It doesn't matter about winning, we have prizes and incentives all the way through, no matter what skill level. We have small contests and massive contests, pick the one for you.CHAT ON DISCORDOur Discord Channel is full of people just like you. People pushing themselves to become better artists and sharing their progress. There are no stupid questions in here because everyone understands we are all learning.START LEARNINGEveryone learns at a different pace. We also know everyone is interested in different creative fields. This is why we've setup Discover - a place to learn new skills, read interviews, find schools, look for jobs and even grab a special members deal.The Rookies (@therookiesco) • Instagram photos and videosPlatform to help digital artists get discovered without having to compete with professionals for attention.