The engineer will be guided on how to approach environment design with a emphasis on concept art fundamentals, sketching, painting & design, drawing & rendering techniques, and composition.


  • Concept Art Fundamentals

  • Color, Mood, and Composition

  • Multiple Techniques for Game Production

  • Narrative Illustration and Composition


Scholar Info

Brian Yam | Visual Development Director

Brian is currently the Visual Development Director at Section Studios. Having been in the industry for over 20 years, he has contributed to titles such as Breakaway, Star Citizen, Lost Planet 3, Uncharted 2, and the Ratchet and Clank series.

With a strong background in environment design, Brian is highly skilled in multiple facets of concept art like color and composition, drawing and rendering techniques, and best practices in approaching function in environments.