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Sat, Jun 01


Bloomington Fine Art Supply

Character Creation Workshop

Join forces with published illustrator Trenton McBeth to harness the powers of shape, line quality, and your own imagination! With his guidance, you’ll learn how to bring characters to life on the page in a style all your own.

Character Creation Workshop
Character Creation Workshop

Time & Location

Jun 01, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Bloomington Fine Art Supply, 207 S Rogers St, Bloomington, IN 47404, USA


About the event

Through insightful demonstrations and hands-on exercises, published illustrator and Bloomington local Trenton McBeth will guide you through the process of crafting characters that resonate with depth and personality, whether they're heroes, villains, or quirky sidekicks. 

Gain industry-tested insights into storytelling through visuals as you explore the nuances of expression, gesture, and posture. By the end of the workshop, you'll be acquainted with skills, exercises, and techniques you can call on to continue exploring character design independently,

Don't miss this beginner-friendly introduction to character illustration with Trenton’s skilled guidance and perspective!

  • All participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a ticketholding adult.
  • Cost of admission includes all supplies and a take-home kit. Additionally, guests receive 10% off any purchases made while on-site.

About Trenton McBeth

Trenton is the illustrator of Stegothesaurus, Triceratopposite, Ogilvy, Ducks! and the Big Words Small Stories series, and the author/illustrator of Robot in Love, the Randy, the Badly Drawn Horse series, and I Am NOT the Easter Bunny! His work has been featured by Macmillan, Scholastic, Penguin Random House, Threadless, McDonald's, TODAY, The Wall Street Journal, and the Society of Illustrators, and is part of the permanent collection of the Mazza Museum.

To view Trenton's work and learn more, visit and follow along on socials:


  • General Admission

    Sale ends: Jun 01, 10:00 AM

    Ages 8+ | Cost of supplies included

    +$0.88 service fee



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