ONLINE! Redesigning Fairy Tales: An Introduction to Concept Art

Summer Workshop

Workshop Details

AGES: 12-18. Beginners Welcome. MTM Student-led course.

Redesigning Fairy Tales is intended to be an approachable introduction to Concept Art and standards that are associated with the field. This introduction gives students the opportunity to choose from pre-existing stories (Fairy Tales) as a base for developing redesigns. Students will be encouraged to develop inspiration boards, establish themes and genres and conceptualize those influences into their redesigns.

Learn to create thumbnail silhouettes, establish theme and genre, lessons in research and application of storytelling elements before presenting their completed work!

This 5 session course takes place over two weeks,

so students will be expected to attend Monday, Wednesday, and Friday the first week,

then Tuesday and Thursday the second week.

When you register for this Online workshop, you will receive 25% off this workshop’s listed pricing by using the coupon code STAYATHOME25 . Please note materials are not included in this cost. These materials should be purchased after we have sent out a confirmation email that this class will be running.


This workshop requires Internet Access and will take place via Google Meetings / Hangouts. Sessions will be recorded and shared with students. Students are free to work digitally or traditionally.


  • Drawing Tablet
  • Photoshop


  • Sketchbook
  • Scanner/Camera/Phone
  • Markers or Oil Paints


About the Instructor

JAY NAIDU is a recent Concept Art graduate from Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art and Design who has worked in previous instructor settings with the Western Orientation Administration Help Team. Jay is a relentlessly passionate concept artist, who has always had a strong desire for teaching and sharing knowledge with those who seek it. He is fluent in softwares such as Photoshop, ZBrush, Sony Vegas Pro, Maya, MudBox, Keyshot and more! For more examples of Jay’s work, please check out their artstation account.

Work Examples