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Force: Character Design from Life Drawing by Mike Mattesi

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Key Concepts

There are some basic key concepts to help you with your journey. Let’s go through them together.

FEAR

Here I am again writing about fear. I have been teaching an additional six years since the first printing of Force and I can honestly say again, that fear is the biggest detriment to the forward pursuit of education. Fear comes in all forms, some more obvious than others. The fastest way out is to listen to your internal dialogue. Notice when and why you are indecisive or concerned. Let drawing be about your experience and curiosity, not final product. You create the fear so rid yourself of it! It will only slow you down.

RISK

Well, we just spoke about fear and here we are talking about risk. Doesn’t that cause fear? Yes, good fear. ...

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