2nd Edition

Force: Animal Drawing
Animal Locomotion and Design Concepts for Animators




  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after August 6, 2021
ISBN 9780367637071
August 6, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
226 Pages 250 B/W Illustrations

USD $44.95

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Book Description

This 10th Anniversary edition of Force: Animal Drawing: Animal Locomotion and Design Concepts for Animators offers readers an enlarged and an enhanced selection of images that apply FORCE to animals. With larger images, readers can better appreciate and learn how to bring their own animal illustrations to life. New drawings and facts about the animals create a more comprehensive edition for your library. Readers also will adapt key industry techniques that will help personify animal animations as well as endowing their creations with human-like expressions and unique animal movement.

Mike Mattesi’s Force: Animal Drawing is a comprehensive guide to developing artistic animals that are creative, dynamic, and anatomical, bridging the gap between foundational art and advanced techniques.

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 10th Anniversary edition
  • Select pages can be scanned by your smartphone or other device to pull up bonus video content, enhancing the learning process
  • Additional content can be found at DrawingFORCE.com

Author Bio:

Michael Mattesi has authored four FORCE books, published in numerous languages and utilized around the world to inspire and educate artists on the concept of FORCE. He has instructed FORCE Drawing for more than twenty-five years and inspired thousands of artists. Simultaneously, he 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. His students occupy all fields of the art industry and have themselves gained prestige for their abilities. Visit Michael at DrawingFORCE.com; connect with him on Facebook at DrawingFORCE.com with Mike Mattesi and at Instagram @michaelmattesi; or email him directly at [email protected]. 

Learn more about FORCE at: DrawingFORCE.com

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 the FORCE Animal

Chapter 2 Plantigrades (Slow Land Animals)

Chapter 3 Digitigrades (Intermediate-Speed Land Animals)

Chapter 4 Unguligrades (Fast Land Animals)

Chapter 5 Animal Design

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Biography

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: [email protected]