Books > Most Wished For > Humor & Entertainment

Price: $20.47 ($29.95)

(as of 2012-10-06 23:40:09 PST)

You save $9.48 (32%)

Usually ships in 24 hours

Humor & Entertainment

Rating: 4.7 / 5.0 (39 votes)

Released: 2006-09-22

Buying Choices

34 new from $20.47
19 used from $23.52

(as of 2012-10-06 23:40:09 PST)

Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators, Second Edition by Mike Mattesi


Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators

Capture the force in your life drawing subjects with this practical guide to dynamic drawing techniques – packed with superb, powerfully drawn examples that show you how to:

* Bring your work to life with rhythmic drawing techniques
* Create appealing and dynamic poses in your drawings
* Experience the figure's energy in three dimensional space
* Use the asymmetry of straight and curved lines to clarify the direction of force in the body
* Build on your foundational anatomy and figure drawing skills to animate your drawings
*Apply the theory of force to your on-location and animal drawing observations

Whether you are an animator, comic book artist, illustrator or fine arts' student you'll learn to use rhythm, shape, and line to bring out the life in any subject while Mike Mattesi's infectious enthusiasm will have you reaching for your pencils!

Mike Mattesi is the owner and founder of Entertainment Art Academy ( based in Southern California. He has been a professional production artist and instructor for the last fifteen years with clients including Disney, Marvel Comics, Hasbro Toys, ABC, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, DreamWorks and Nickelodeon.

Audience level: Intermediate to advanced

* Discover and master the techniques of rhythmic drawing and bring your work to life
* Learn from a professional production artist who has successfully taught his unique techniques for the last fifteen years
* Written in an accessible, enthusiastic style which will have you reaching for your pencils!

Check All Offers Add to Wish List Customer Reviews Trade-In List

Book Details

Author: Mike Mattesi Publisher: Focal Press Binding: Paperback Language: English Pages: 248

Similar Books

Figure Drawing: Design and Invention
Dynamic Figure Drawing
Framed Ink: Drawing and Composition for Visual Storytellers
Vanishing Point: Perspective for Comics from the Ground Up
Force: Animal Drawing: Animal locomotion and design concepts for animators


Become a fan of Your #1 Source for Kindle eBooks from the Amazon Kindle Store! on Facebook for the inside scoop on latest and most exclusive books.