Interview with MI QI
Mi Qi is a CG Trainer from China with 2 years of industry experience.
He likes to work with Cinema4D, Maya, Marvelous Designer and Photoshop.

When did you start working in the CG industry?

About 2018,at the begining i was a freelance artis,later I started to teach some students until now.

What led you into the CGI/2D?

In the first day of 2017,I was almost graduated my college but i disire another way of living.So i bought my first wacom and started to learn CG painting by myself.I wanted to change my life through my own hand.

Where do you go to get inspired?

Movie,carton,photo,everything.Even the facial expression of the other guy around me.

How does a typical working day look like?

I work in a big class which accommodate 100 students,I have two lesson in the morning and the afternoon,it takes me about 2 hour and the rest time I just paint for myself.

What does your workplace look like?

How do you stay motivated in this industry?

I don’t stay motivated,the motivation found me everyday.

What is your passion beside CGI/2D?

I spent all my time to create,I don’t have another hobbit for now.

What Software do you want to learn in future?

Z Brush.At this stage my creation seems lacking of design,I might try to make my own design in the furture.

Which books would you recommend to the read?

I never read book about software because I can found the course of software on the internet.But i would like to correct the original painting design.

What music do you listen to while working?

Sarah Brightman

Any advice for new Artists?

Insist.I saw so many students play computer games all day long or just stroll down the street and shopping.that’s not good.