FORCE. Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators by Mike Mattesi - 248 pages.
"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; and 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 Mattesis 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 includes: Intermediate to advanced. It helps to discover and master the techniques of rhythmic drawing and bring your work to life and learn from a professional production artist who has successfully taught his unique techniques for the last fifteen years.