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This article is written from the real world point of view (not from the Primeval Universe).
Position Lead Texture Designer
creature designer
Worked on Series 1
Series 2
Series 3
Date of birth
Place of birth

Daren Horley is a Framestore creature designer and texture painter who has worked on many movies and television shows including the Walking with... series. Daren worked closely with Primeval in Series 1Series 2 and Series 3 and his concepts and textures were used by the Mill in Series 4 and Series 5 when they took over from Framestore. 

Daren designed the concepts for all of the creatures on the show which were past on to Jeremy Hunt who made clay marquettes of the creatures. Daren is essentially the creator of the appearance of several of the futuristic creatures and most of the speculative creatures as well:

Confirmed prehistoric creature concepts:


Daren took part in the behind the scenes videos: The Making of Primeval (2007) and Genesis of a Creature (2009) and kindly answered the questions of Primeval Wiki admin, ZEM, pertaining to his part in the show. The interview can be read here, Daren Horley Interview.

Daren's works

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