ONLINE! Creation and Theory of Creature Design – Saturdays

Spring Workshop

Workshop Details

“Creation and Theory of Creature Design” – During this workshop, students will learn how to design believable creatures by going over everything from concept and thumbnail sketches, setting up your references, choosing your colour palettes, and the theory behind what makes a believable creature.

This workshop is intended for anyone ages 14+

Workshop sessions will happen once a week, and be 3 hours each!


This workshop requires Internet Access and will take place via Google Hangouts/Meetings. Sessions will be recorded and provided to students. Students will be required to use their web camera or phone during the stream to share work if they would like to receive feedback or direction with their artwork.

Please note that materials are not included in the cost of this class.

Students are not required to have all of the materials listed below.

  • Traditional drawing tools such as pencil, paper, ruler and eraser may be used.

  • Digital tools such as drawing program of choice, drawing tablet and pen.

  • Notebook for taking notes (if desired)

  • An email address (student’s or parent/guardian

  • ’s) and access to Google Drive for homework assignments and file sharing.


About the Instructor

TAYLOR BURGESS is a Concept Art graduate of Max the Mutt. He is well versed in Digital Painting, with a love for exploration and visualization skills for Creatures and Character Designs. He is intensely passionate and has a love for creating all aspects of Design.

To view more of Taylor’s artwork, visit his online portfolio here!

Work Examples