the professor | Peter Sakievich
Peter Sakievich is a veteran university art professor, illustrator and painter.
Peter’s taught first year through upper level courses at 6 universities in the United States and in Hong Kong. He coached multiple winning Disney Imagineering internship teams.
Professionally, he’s worked with advertising companies, entertainment design companies, creative studios, AAA game studios (Disney Interactive, EA, Riot Games, etc.) and many other indie game studios as a concept artist.
He’s also a painter who’s worked with art galleries on both the east and west coast in the USA.
Peter’s instruction focuses on the essential building blocks of drawing skills, as well as figure drawing, illustration, concept art, and traditional painting through not only in-depth principles BUT also through innovative applied projects.
Students who passed through his courses are better prepared for challenges in their chosen industry! And now those students are out there pursuing professional careers in art and design. You will see them in the credits of games and films that you love!