Thursday, July 22, 2010

FORCE Lecture in August, San Rafael CA.

People have been asking me to run an open lecture instead of one for studios or certain schools so here it is.  Email me if you are interested.  Looking forward to meeting you!
Force Figure Drawing Intensive
Instructor: Mike Mattesi
Saturday, August 7, 10:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday, August 8, 11am - 4pm (limit 15 students)
$300 for the workshop.

Michael Mattesi, author the insightful and popular FORCE figure drawing books will be hosting
this twelve hour workshop! During this workshop you will learn lessons that he shares at Pixar and DreamWorks studios. Michael will show you how to see FORCE and rhythm in the human figure through tangible class lessons, demonstrations and one on one instruction.
By the end of the twelve hours you will see FORCE in the human figure, know how to illustrate it with line and experience it through the act of drawing.
Please come with 18x24 SMOOTH newsprint and a masonite board. Drawing tools will be provided.
Michael Mattesi has been a professional production artist and instructor for almost 20 years with clients including Pixar, Walt Disney Feature Animation and Consumer Products, Leap Frog, Marvel Comics, Hasbro Toys, ABC, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, DreamWorks and Nickelodeon, SVA, Art Center, Beijing University and other schools.
He has authored and illustrated the popular figure drawing books:
Force, Dynamic Drawing for Animators
Force, Character design from Life Drawing
Bring your drawings to life with the theory of FORCE!
For more information or to sign up contact Mike at