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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 (www.enterartacad.com) 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!

Synopsis:

Capture the force in your life drawing subjects with this informative and concise guide. Mike Mattesi shares his fifteen years' experience as a professional production artist and instructor to help you create appealing dynamic poses in your drawings.

Use the asymmetry of straight and curved lines to show the direction of force in the body. The dynamic drawing techniques illustrated in this book show you how to build on your foundational anatomy and figure drawing skills to animate your drawings.

Every point in the text is thoroughly demonstrated with the help of superb, dynamically drawn examples.

* 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!

Synopsis:

This book is key to understanding how to capture forceful poses with dynamic drawing. It is informative, concise, and packed full of inspirational illustrations. Mike Mattesi helps novice animators and artists create appealing dynamic poses in their drawings. These are vital skills for both traditional and computer animators.

About the Author

Director of the Entertainment Art Academy based in Southern California. He has been a professional production artist and instructor for almost 20 years with clients including Disney, Marvel Comics, Hasbro Toys, ABC, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Dreamworks and Nickelodeon.

Director of the Entertainment Art Academy based in Southern California. He has been a professional production artist and instructor for almost 20 years with clients including Disney, Marvel Comics, Hasbro Toys, ABC, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Dreamworks and Nickelodeon.

Table of Contents

Animators and artists will discover and master the difficult techniques of rhythmic drawing - bringing their work to life!

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240808451
Author:
Mattesi, Michael D.
Publisher:
Focal Press
Author:
Mattesi, Mike
Subject:
Force and energy
Subject:
Animation
Subject:
Figure drawing
Subject:
Techniques - Drawing
Subject:
Drawing
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Figure drawing -- Technique.
Subject:
Force and energy -- Miscellanea.
Subject:
Art - Drawing
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Corr.
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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Product details 248 pages Focal Press - English 9780240808451 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Capture the force in your life drawing subjects with this informative and concise guide. Mike Mattesi shares his fifteen years' experience as a professional production artist and instructor to help you create appealing dynamic poses in your drawings.

Use the asymmetry of straight and curved lines to show the direction of force in the body. The dynamic drawing techniques illustrated in this book show you how to build on your foundational anatomy and figure drawing skills to animate your drawings.

Every point in the text is thoroughly demonstrated with the help of superb, dynamically drawn examples.

* 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!

"Synopsis" by , This book is key to understanding how to capture forceful poses with dynamic drawing. It is informative, concise, and packed full of inspirational illustrations. Mike Mattesi helps novice animators and artists create appealing dynamic poses in their drawings. These are vital skills for both traditional and computer animators.

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