Join us for a new Creature Corner episode as Jared is joined by guest artist Matthew Millard for monster design breakdowns, new artwork, and late-night shenanigans!

This weekly livestream series will give viewers the opportunity to hang out with one of the top creature designers working in the visual effects industry today. Jared has designed several iconic characters that have graced both the big and small screen including Pennywise the Clown in the blockbuster horror film IT, Crooked Man in The Conjuring 2, Dart in Stranger Things 2, and Mechagodzilla for Godzilla vs. Kong.

Every Tuesday night, Jared will bring people into his creature-filled world, sharing sculpting tips in ZBrush, renders in Keyshot, and concept art from his professional projects. He will also feature a Monster of the Week allowing design breakdown discussions of beloved (and likely frightening) creatures from various films, games, and TV shows.

This exciting new series is a great opportunity for artists interested in creatures and concept art to explore design with an industry veteran and learn what it's like to work at a studio and as a freelance artist. Bring your questions and be ready to chat all things creature! Catch up on the first few episodes on our Twitch and YouTube pages!

Watch the stream on the Gnomon Twitch Channel, YouTube Channel, and Facebook Live on Tuesday, December 7th at 8:00pm PST.

Events with closed captioning are available via Gnomon Facebook Page.


Gnomon's full-time programs and 10-week individual courses are designed to develop well-rounded artists that are skilled in the diverse disciplines within 3D production. For those outside of the US, virtual classroom-style online courses are also available.

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Guest Speakers

Jared KrichevskySenior Concept Artist

Jared is a creature and character designer working in the visual effects industry. With his decade of experience, Jared has designed many iconic characters who have graced the big and small screen, including Jiminy Cricket on ABC’s Once Upon a Time (2011),The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014), Horus and Set in Gods of Egypt (2014), Elliot the Dragon in Pete’s Dragon (2016), the Crooked Man in James Wan’s The Conjuring 2 (2016), Dart in Stranger Things 2 (2017), and Pennywise the Clown in the blockbuster horror film IT (2017), Mechagodzilla for Ready Player One (2018), and Mechagodzilla for Godzilla vs. Kong (2021). Some of Jared's exciting upcoming projects include Antlers (2021), Black Adam (2022) and M3GAN (20XX).

Matthew MillardConcept Artist/Look Development Lead

Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, Matthew has a love for creatures and creepy crawlies! He has been working in VFX for over five years spanning from Concept Art to Full Production of screen-ready characters and creatures for film, as well as shot lighting and compositing. His credits include projects such as Venom, Rampage, Ready Player One, Godzilla vs Kong, Stranger Things, Detective Pikachu and many more.

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