The Environment Art Podcast

The Environment Art Podcast is a video game development podcast where hosts Justin and Ryan discuss game development & environment art with special guests and friends from around the game industry!

Season 1: Episode 1: Critique

August 10th, 2020

A new season of the Environment Art Podcast for 2020! Tune into this episode to hear Justin and Ryan discuss critique in game development.

Environment Art Podcast DLC 1: Mira & Marmoset

July 4th, 2019

In this Podcast DLC we interview Mira from Marmoset! You can follow Mira @MirasEdge on Instagram!

Environment Art Podcast Episode 5: Death Stranding & Shadow Moses

July 4th, 2019

In this episode we discuss what we have seen from Death Stranding and how this relates to environments from Metal Gear Solid.  Enjoy!

The Environment Art Podcast: Welcome Everyone!

January 1st, 2019

Hello Everyone!

Welcome to the Environment Art Podcast!



Environment Art Podcast Episode 4: Interview w/ Ben Nicholas

January 1st, 2019

Episode 4 of The Environment Art Podcast! On this Episode we are joined by Senior Concept Artist Ben Nicholas. We discuss Ben's transition from environment art to concept art, and go on an exploration into the process of his personal work!

Ben's Artstation:


 Justin & Ryan's Twitter Links:



Environment Art Podcast Episode 3: For Students

January 1st, 2019

Episode 3 of the Environment Art Podcast! This episode Ryan and Justin spend time discussing ideas and resources for students that are interested in becoming environment artists & game developers. Enjoy!

Great Student Resources for Information , mentorships, and classes:




80 Level:


GDC Vault:

Inspirational Artists on Twitter:

Ben Nicholas:

Jarlan Perez:

Michael Firman:

Gareth Davies:

Helder Pinto:

Environment Art Podcast Episode 2: Interview w/ Josh Lynch

January 1st, 2019

Episode 2 of The Environment Art Podcast! On this Episode we are joined by Senior Texture Artist and Substance Designer professor Josh Lynch. We get discuss Josh's career and discuss Substance Designer and its impact on game development. Plans are in the works to having a special episode with Josh with more nodes, and more Substance at a later date! Stay Tuned!

Josh's Artstation:

Pieces Referenced in our talk:

Inspiring Links:

Theme Park Insider:

Etchr Art Satchel:

Hobonichi Planner:

Justin, Ryan, & Josh's Twitter Links:

Environment Art Podcast Episode 1: The Intro

January 1st, 2019

First Episode of The Environment Art Podcast! On this episode we broadly explore environment game art and lightly cover specific topics in level creation pipelines. More in episodes coming soon! Inspiring


Gregory Crewdson:

Nerdwriter Fleetwood Mac Video Essay:

Justin & Ryan's Twitter Links:

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App