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Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators, 2nd Edition by Mike Mattesi

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Key Concepts

Humanity

In my last few years of educating, I have had the epiphany of focusing on humanity in drawing. I have taught and lectured in many schools around the world and the one element I see missing is humanity. Almost all art instruction with a figure model is used to learn how to draw instead of experiencing the richness of humanity. Once you have a bigger purpose to drawing than learning how to draw, you will learn faster. You will be more eager to understand, force, perspective, anatomy, and everything else that goes into becoming a great draftsman!

Where does all of this start? It starts with you and your humanity. Become hyper sensitive and present, live in the moment. When you drive, feel the speed of the car, the weight of ...

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