Mike Mattesi

Mike 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

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!

Titles in the FORCE Drawing Series:

FORCE: Dynamic Life Drawing
10th Anniversary Edition

By Mike Mattesi
Published March 29, 2017 by CRC Press
233 Pages

FORCE: Drawing Human Anatomy

By Mike Mattesi
December 29, 2016 by CRC Press
334 Pages & 278 Color Illustrations

FORCE: Character Design from Life Drawing

By Mike Mattesi
May 8, 2008 by CRC Press
256 Pages

The FORCE Companion
Quick Tips and Tricks

By Mike Mattesi, Swendly Benilia
April 1, 2019 by CRC Press
256 Pages

FORCE: Animal Drawing
Animal Locomotion and Design Concepts for Animators

By Mike Mattesi
August 6, 2021 by CRC Press
232 Pages 90 Color & 160 B/W Illustrations