Save Time With 1-1 Mentoring
We offer fast & focused guidance for those wanting to break into the mobile or console games industry.

Nick Sweetman

Founder of Game Art Co. with over 27,869 students enrolled online. Focused on linking student talent with expert game art industry mentors.


Tatu Petersen-Jessen

Entrepreneur and a seasoned game industry professional with over 40 published games on mobile and console. Tatu is now Art Director at Rovio.


Miro Vesterinen

Senior environment modeller at Remedy. Miro has extensive experience with PC and console games and is a frequent speaker at industry events.


John Nightingale

Experienced with multiple AAA console and PC projects from Aliens Vs Predator to Harry Potter. Now at Housemarque as a Senior 3D Animator.


Alfred Achiampong

Freelance Character Designer
in games & animation
Clients include Mooncolony


Ivan Lugovoy

Visual developer, a senior game artist at Rovio, founder of the Theme Park an educational event in Finland. Fan of props concepting and visual storytelling.


John William Crossland

Principal 3D Character artist with over 12 years experience in the games industry. Fine Arts student with a background in Graphic Design. Currently working as Principal Character Artist at Remedy Games in Finland.


Art Director Tatu Peterssen-Jessen (Rovio) briefs the artist on the mentorship program.

Examples of Tatu's Previous Students:
2D mobile art mentorship

Caro Oliveira's Website

Stylised 3D Mentorship
Antti Koponen 3D Diorama
*Sketchfab Editors Pick 2020

Mentorship Overview & Clips

We look at the results of an 8 week Mentorship given by Miro Vesterinen Senior 3D Environment Artist at Remedy.


Senior 3D Character Artist Marcin Klicki (CD Projekt) reviews a 3d artists work.


In this clip Art Director Ville Assinen (RedHill Games) gives a portfolio breakdown to an aspiring concept artist.


Miro Vesterinen Senior Environment artist on the game Control shows the quality expected of a junior environment artist.


Freelance Concept Artist Mikko Eerola (Aka angrymikko) gives essential character tips during a portfolio review.


3D weapons/hard surface specialist Ryan Bullock gives his view on the most important areas to focus on for weapons creation.


Sergei Panin 3D Environment Artist at Remedy gives his tips on a sci-fi environment.


Frequently Asked Questions

You can choose to have a one hour portfolio review or a premium 4 week mentorship package. After deciding what type of role you are looking for we will pair you with a suitable mentor. We have a wide range of mentors covering all aspects of game art.


You receive 4 x 1 hour 1-1 online sessions (no group) 
The dates and times are arranged to fit with both your schedule and the mentors.

Also included:

  • Direct contact with your mentor
  • Personalised Task Brief 
  • Portfolio Breakdown


Please contact us for further details and we will provide you with a full price list and breakdown.



Contact Us

When contacting us about mentoring please let us know what 3d/2d role you are looking for. Also include a portfolio or showreel link.

"The Game Art Co. mentoring program is an incredible way to bridge that gap which I feel a lot of artists struggle with."

Santiago Londono
3D Artist

"I feel i improved a lot and most important, since I worked on projects they assigned to me, my portfolio got noticed by several game companies."

Zeila Dell Arte
Student at

"I came across Game Art Co. and got in touch with some cool, passionate people and artists who really cared about helping me."

Kelly Schoonbeck
Aspiring Concept Artist

" I learned a lot with my mentorship with Tatu and I would recommend it to anyone who is eager to develop the skills necessary to get into mobile gaming."

Carolina Oliveira
Illustrator/Concept artist

"I received a strong feedback from Mikko, he made his points by showing me directly in my work and gave good practice options for improving my weaknesses."

Lukas Liebhold
Illustrator/Concept artist

"My experience with Game Art Co was just great. To have a portfolio review with someone as experienced and helpful as John Crossland was really eye-opening. Can't recommend enough."

João Gilberto
Aspiring 3D Character Artist

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