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Environment Design Course

MAGES Institute’s Environment Design course teaches students how to create environments for the entertainment industry, specifically for film and games. The process of emphasizing “believability” is the key component that sets good environment art apart. Additionally, topics such as lighting, style, composition, and visual cues are covered in the course. The environment design (Film/Games) course will enable students to develop quick thumbnails and finalize production-ready pieces. Upon completion, learners will have gained the skills and knowledge needed to create immersive environments that are suitable for entertainment industry needs.

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Environment Design for Films & Games

Developing environments for the entertainment industry (Film/Games) is one of the cornerstones of the concept artist work.  Emphasis will be placed on “believability”, and some sort of grounding in familiarity. Additional topics include lighting, style, composition, and visual cues.

Students will learn to create quick thumbnails and develop a final piece that is suited for production needs.

Duration/Schedule:36Hrs (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30PM - 10:30PM)

Note:Customisation Available for Corporate Clients

Award:Statement of Attainment and Certificate of Completion

Software Taught:Adobe Photoshop

Grants Available:SSG, SFC, PSEA, UTAP

Course Code :TGS-2021005857


Mohd Zaki Bin Ragman

Illustrator | Creative Director | Lecturer

Jimmy Ling

Illustrator | Art Director

Diana Wang


Topics Covered

  • Understanding Environment Design and use of perspective and composition.
  • Pipeline for Creating a Concept Environment
  • Creating One, two- and three-Point Perspective
  • Understanding and creating elements of an Environment
  • Creating and Texturing Rocks – Material Study (Different Examples can be also shown Like Simple Props – Woods, Trees, concrete, rocks, and metal structure)
  • Designing a building using a 2-point perspective
  • How Environment affects the architecture of design.
  • Basic rules of composition silhouette practicing and understanding shape
  • The understanding color balance between warm and cold
  • Creating Keyplates for Environment Production
  • Lighting in perspective and visual placement
  • Photobashing Techniques for Environment Production

Learning Outcomes

  • Investigate and Explore different themes and styles for Environment Design
  • Create an imaginative, convincing, and believable Environment through spontaneous imagination and creativity with a sense of drama
  • Understand and use linear and empirical perspective
  • Learn characteristics of the composition



14 Aug 2023

Entry requirements

  • Passion for Concept Art
  • Minimum Education Level – N Level
  • Age – 18 years and Above
  • Language – English (Written & Spoken)
  • Recommended for Media Professionals and Freelancers Open to both Singaporean & International Students (Including PR, Student Pass, Work Permit, S Pass & E Pass)

Course Fee

(incl 8% GST)

Full Program Fees: SGD 2,376

Singaporean 21 – 39Yrs or  PR: SGD 1,276

Singaporeans above 40Yrs: SGD 836

SME Company-Sponsored: SGD 836

Grants Available

Self-sponsored students can use SSG Training Grant, Skills Future Credit, PSEA grant, UTAP, and SEP. 75% attendance is mandatory to complete the program The student should submit and must pass the prescribed assessment (i.e. Practical Project) *For additional grant eligibility, please contact us.


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