Concept artist and games lecturer
Rosemary Chalmers - Teesside University
Rosemary Chalmers is an illustrator and concept artist specialising in creature design. An in-depth training in concept art, time spent living in East Asia and a fascination with speculative evolution has helped Rosemary develop an eye for creating imaginative and believable creatures. As a freelance artist, Rosemary has produced concept art and illustrations for games, animation and publishing. Most notably, she was a concept artist for Yamination Studios' short film At-issue, a stop-motion animation screened on Sky Arts. Rosemary is a graduate of Teesside University with a Distinction in MA Concept Art for Games and Animation. She has now returned as a lecturer in concept art where she teaches on drawing and concept art modules for Foundation, Undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Drawing for creature design: theory and practice
This workshop provides an introduction to creature design and will cover theory and practice with an aim to create a believable creature concept. Rosemary will demonstrate the principles of creating imaginary animals based on the anatomy of real animals. Topics covered will include: finding inspiration and reference, consideration of behaviour and habitat, and practical guidance on combining animal features through drawing. Throughout the workshop, you will be given guidance and feedback on the creation of your own hybrid creature design.
Equipment needed: Sketchbook and drawing utensils
24 May 2017 | 09:30