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Concept Art: Environment Design 


Concept Design aka Entertainment design is one of the industry’s newest fields, as well as one of the fastest rising fields. According to a California-based entertainment company, entertainment design was created in response to “the rise of computer graphics and digital technologies in recent years.” Entertainment Design incorporates elements of all areas of animation as well as character design, film design, graphic design, motion graphic design, transportation design, user interface design, and product design.

Course Summary:​​

The concept artist specializing in environment design creates art as per instructions to support the creative production processes. He/She is responsible for producing sketches and/or artwork based on given briefs, reference, inspiration  as well as direct client's orders etc.

In this course learners will create concept art to enable the visualisation of environments/backgrounds and even high vision illustrations as per production requirements for games, animated films or visual effects for live-action films. Learners will also tap on creative storytelling abilities to create mood boards, story boards, sketches and visual narratives.


Topics Covered

  • Mock & Real Project Brief for interpretation

  • Research and Quick Sketching techniques for concept development

  • Story boarding & Thumb-nailing for approval stage

  • Creating environment art for concept development

  • Feedback based refinement and alignment to project

  • Refinement & Submission

Software Taught

  •  Photoshop

Recommended for Ages:

16 & Up (Recommended)

Eligibility: Open to all

Class size: 



14 hours


Every Sat 330 pm- 630pm

Lesson Fees:

$1200 Nett

Lesson Intake:

14 March

Meet the Instructor

jim ling

ba. in entertainment design 2d

AA. in illustration

aspen university, academy of art university

winner of 2017 wacom master artist

Jim aka Dreadjim sparked off with a diploma in Digital Media Design and started off an art director in the advertising industry for a year at TNBT, then moved on to freelancing for various small and big names since 10 years ago.​

Sample Artwork

Today Earnest 2hour class and demo into
Do you prefer A or B_ And why___Finally
Started on work for untitled new project
A rare SSR Unliving unit called The Shad
matte painting piece dedi
'Peace of a madman
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