Learn to Create Creatures With ArtStation Learning
Let your creativity soar and your imagination run wild! We’ve compiled five ArtStation Learning courses and series to help you on your quest to bring fantastical creatures to life.
Creature Prototyping for Production With Character Creator 3
In this course, Pablo Munoz Gomez walks through the steps of prototyping and getting your creatures ready for animation. Pablo provides guidance on sculpting, texturing, and posing to help you add realism to your next creature art project.
The Making Monsters series by Justin Gerard provides a complete guide for turning traditional pencil drawings into digital artwork creations. In Part 1, “Pencil Drawing”, Justin shows how to create thumbnails and rough sketches, to work with references, and to use a variety of drawing techniques. During Part 2, “Digital Painting”, Justin demonstrates his painting process in Adobe Photoshop.
Secrets to Successful Concept Art – Part 2 – Creature Design
Secrets to Successful Concept Art on ArtStation Learning is a series designed to help concept artists succeed in a professional environment. In Part 2, “Creature Design,” Greg Danton offers guidance on how to create a creature moment piece using ZBrush, 3ds Max, and Adobe Photoshop.
Fantasy Creature Illustration – Sketching with Painter Essentials
Watch as Magdalena Proszowska uses Painter Essentials brushes to create fantasy creatures. Throughout the course, she provides guidance on color composition and includes details on how to create a beautiful creature.
Creating the Ultimate Prototype: 3D Creature Sculpting
by John Mahoney
In this seven-part series, John Mahoney explores the complete process of prototyping creatures. From ideation to finalization, John will take you on a step-by-step journey that includes creature clay and ZBrush sculpting, scanning, visual storytelling, and 3D printing.
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