17 ways to draw better creatures

When you're drawing creatures, it's vital that they're believable. No matter how crazy your designs become, just remember that they must always be grounded in some way – usually through correct anatomy – if you want to keep your audience engaged. 

Here, I'll explain some tips I've learned about drawing believable creatures (see more creature design tips here), and how you can make sure your fantasy creatures look as real as possible. For more advice on creating believable characters of all genres, see our post on top character design tips. Also, for advice on drawing humans, see our post on how to draw muscles.

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Bobby shifted from industrial design to freelance creature design and is currently teaching creature design for film and video games for CGMA.