Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators / Edition 2

Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators / Edition 2

by Mike Mattesi, Michael D. 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
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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

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240808451
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/08/2006
Series:
Force Drawing Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Sales rank:
255,025
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Seeing Life
Forceful Form
Forceful Shape
Clothing
On location
Reportage
Animals

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