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Force Drawing Series

About the Series

FORCE Drawing is a very unique approach and there is none like it anywhere else online. FORCE Drawing teaches you to UNDERSTAND what you are looking at and better see it as well. This leads you to drawing from reference and from your imagination with great skill and comprehension. You can learn at your own pace, access hundreds of online drawing tutorials and model packs, and you can choose the level of commitment that works best for your schedule and budget. No matter what skill level you start with, our online drawing classes are designed to help you improve your skills. 

Artists of the FORCE drawing approach move on to many different careers in the the arts. Some enroll to improve their drawing skills as their personal hobby. Keep reading to learn more about the FORCE Drawing memberships, courses and personal mentorship options!

6 Series Titles

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FORCE Fabric How to Draw Clothes

FORCE Fabric: How to Draw Clothes

1st Edition


By Mike Mattesi
October 11, 2023

The nude figure defines the best way to learn the fundamentals of drawing, yet the end goal of most art presents clothed figures, be it animation, video games, film, or fine art. This sixth book in the ‘FORCE’ series instructs artists on how to understand fabric with FORCE, thus leading to improved...

Force: Animal Drawing Animal Locomotion and Design Concepts for Animators

Force: Animal Drawing: Animal Locomotion and Design Concepts for Animators

2nd Edition

By Mike Mattesi
August 06, 2021

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 ...

The FORCE Companion Quick Tips and Tricks

The FORCE Companion: Quick Tips and Tricks

1st Edition

By Mike Mattesi, Swendly Benilia
April 01, 2019

Swendly Benilia shares with us simple and tangible tips and tricks to understanding and drawing FORCE across hundreds of drawings full of dunamism and energy! This book is an expellant companion to the FORCE brand since it delivers hundreds of FORCE drawings with succinct notations, filtered and ...

FORCE: Dynamic Life Drawing 10th Anniversary Edition

FORCE: Dynamic Life Drawing: 10th Anniversary Edition

3rd Edition

By Mike Mattesi
March 29, 2017

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 ...

FORCE: Drawing Human Anatomy

FORCE: Drawing Human Anatomy

1st Edition

By Mike Mattesi
December 29, 2016

The newest book in Michael Mattesi’s Force Drawing series takes movement to the next level. Force: Drawing Human Anatomy, explores the different facets of motion and the human body. As opposed to the memorization technique, Mattesi stresses the function of each body part and how gravity relative to...

Force: Character Design from Life Drawing

Force: Character Design from Life Drawing

1st Edition

By Mike Mattesi
May 08, 2008

Design creative characters inspired by real people. Let Mike Mattesi show you how to use life drawing to discover the poses, features and personalities which form the basis of character and then build, develop and 'PUSH' your drawings to new heights of dramatic and visual impact for believable ...

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