FORCE: Dynamic Life Drawing: 10th Anniversary Edition, 3rd Edition (Paperback) book cover

FORCE: Dynamic Life Drawing

10th Anniversary Edition, 3rd Edition

By Mike Mattesi

CRC Press

211 pages

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Description

Bring your artwork to life with the power of the FORCE! Watch, listen, and follow along as Mike Mattesi demonstrates the fundamental FORCE line and explains dynamic figure drawing techniques through 30 videos that are launched through the book's companion App. Packed with superb, powerfully drawn examples, the updated third edition of FORCE features an all-new section on the "FORCE blob," and dozens of fresh illustrations. Mike Mattesi’s 10th anniversary edition of FORCE will teach readers how to put thought and imagination to paper. Whether you are an illustrator, animator, comic book artist, or student, you'll learn to use rhythm, shape, and line to bring out the life in any subject.

The 10th Anniversary Edition contains numerous improvements. Around 30 videos are embedded within the book and accessible through the FORCE Drawing App. In the App, click on the image of the camera, point your mobile device’s camera at the page with the symbol, and then finally tap the video card image floating above the drawing to launch the video. Then sit back and watch the video that shows me creating that drawing and discussing my process. Many new drawings can be found within this edition and the addition of color now further clarifies the theory of FORCE.

Key Features

    • The unique, dynamic learning system that has helped thousands of artists enhance their figure drawing abilities
    • Dozens of updated illustrations and all-new content, exclusive to the 3rd edition
    • Select pages can be scanned by your smartphone or other device to pull up bonus video content, enhancing the learning process

Companion App:

Nearly 50 videos are available on the free FORCE Drawing companion app that can be downloaded through Google Play or the Apple App Store

Table of Contents

Seeing Life

Forceful Form

Forceful Shape

Clothing

On location

Reportage

Index

About the Author

Michael Mattesi has authored four FORCE books, published in numerous languages, utilized around the world to inspire and educate artists on the concept of FORCE. He has instructed FORCE Drawing for over twenty years and inspired thousands of artists.

Simultaneously, Michael has been contributing his skills as a professional artist on numerous award-winning projects in varied capacities and has collaborated with Pixar, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Walt Disney Consumer Products, Marvel Comics, Hasbro Toys, ABC, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, DreamWorks/PDI, Zynga, The School of Visual Arts, Beijing University, Art Center, Scuola Internazionale di Comics, San Jose State University, The Academy of Art University, Nickelodeon, LeapFrog and many others. Michael’s students occupy all fields of the art industry and have themselves gained prestige for their abilities.

Michael lives in northern California with his wife and two daughters. Visit him at:

DrawingFORCE.com

and connect with Michael on Facebook at:

DrawingFORCE.com with Mike Mattesi

or email him directly:

mike@drawingforce.com

About the Series

Force Drawing Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ART050010
ART / Subjects & Themes / Human Figure
COM012040
COMPUTERS / Programming / Games