Force

Author: Michael D. Mattesi
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0240808452
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"Capture the force in your life drawing subjects with this practical guide to dynamic drawing techniques - packed with superb, powerfully drawn examples. 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."-- OCLC.

Force Dynamic Life Drawing For Animators

Author: Mike Mattesi
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136142371
Size: 62.24 MB
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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

Force Dynamic Life Drawing

Author: Mike Mattesi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317419219
Size: 54.64 MB
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Bring your artwork to life with the power of the FORCE! Watch, listen, and follow along as Mike Mattesi demonstrates the fundamental FORCE line and explains dynamic figure drawing techniques through 30 videos that are launched through the book's companion App. Packed with superb, powerfully drawn examples, the updated third edition of FORCE features an all-new section on the "FORCE blob," and dozens of fresh illustrations. Mike Mattesi’s 10th anniversary edition of FORCE will teach readers how to put thought and imagination to paper. Whether you are an illustrator, animator, comic book artist, or student, you'll learn to use rhythm, shape, and line to bring out the life in any subject. The 10th Anniversary Edition contains numerous improvements. Around 30 videos are embedded within the book and accessible through the FORCE Drawing App. In the App, click on the image of the camera, point your mobile device’s camera at the page with the symbol, and then finally tap the video card image floating above the drawing to launch the video. Then sit back and watch the video that shows me creating that drawing and discussing my process. Many new drawings can be found within this edition and the addition of color now further clarifies the theory of FORCE.

Force Character Design From Life Drawing

Author: Mike Mattesi
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136139893
Size: 41.51 MB
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Design creative characters inspired by real people. Let Mike Mattesi show you how to use life drawing to discover the poses, features and personalities which form the basis of character and then build, develop and 'PUSH' your drawings to new heights of dramatic and visual impact for believable characters audiences can relate to. Packed with color illustrations and photographs of the models who inspired them. With step-by-step explanation of how the characters were developed and exercises for you to sharpen your skills this is everything you need to bring your characters to life.

Animators Drawing Bundle

Author: Mike Mattesi
Publisher: Focal Press
ISBN: 9780240521411
Size: 35.13 MB
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This definitive bundle gives animators tips and techniques in life drawing, from designing your characters through to giving them personality and movement. Force: Character Design from Life Drawing offers unique perspective on a fundamental animation skill - learn how to use life drawing to discover the poses, features and personalities which form the basis of character and achieve new heights of dramatic and visual impact for believable characters audiences can relate to. Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators is an informative and concise guide to creating appealing dynamic poses in your drawings - giving you the techniques to build on your anatomy and figure drawing skills to animate your drawings. These two titles, bundled together for the first time, offer animators a comprehensive guide to life drawing at the best possible value.

Force Animal Drawing

Author: Michael D. Mattesi
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136131736
Size: 44.59 MB
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Many artists are unsure how to bridge the gap between the many basic 'how to draw' books and the more advanced ones dealing with the esoteric details of composition, perspective and anatomy. Force: Animal Drawing is the comprehensive guide to developing artistic animals that are creative, dynamic and anatomical, bridging the gap between foundational art and advanced techniques. Artists and animators alike all find animal inspiration when animating characters- be they human or inhuman. For a unique 'larger than life' character, readers will learn to apply the unique facets of animal movement, locomotion, expressions, facial features, physical build and personality to their traditional and digital art. Readers will also adapt key industry tricks and techniques to personify animal animations with key characteristics of a human's face. Explore the practical application of force theories and learn from today's leading character designers with the included artist interviews and an extended video tutorial via www.drawingforce.com.

How To Cheat In Maya 2012

Author: Eric Luhta
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136127496
Size: 28.69 MB
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The Maya guide for animators, How to Cheat in Maya 2012 presents everything you need to know about character animation in Maya. Fully updated for the latest revision of Maya, this book provides you with complete, step-by-step walkthroughs of essential animation techniques to increase your efficiency and speed. This is an animator's workflow in book form, written by professional animators-not a software book with a few animation pointers thrown in. In addition to all the gold-mine coverage and interviews with expert animators from the previous edition, How to Cheat in Maya 2012 also features a new in-depth chapter on the principles of animation, updated information on camera settings and animation using Maya's new Camera Sequencer tool, the ins and outs of the brand new Editable Motion Trails tool, new techniques for working with characters in multi-shot animation tests and short films, a new cycles chapter covering actions like flying and walks, time-saving scripts, and advanced tricks with the new Graph Editor. The proven "How to Cheat" series gets you up to speed quickly, and in a way that's fun.

How To Cheat In Maya 2014

Author: Kenny Roy
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1134054394
Size: 46.17 MB
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All professional animators know a handful of secrets that give them an edge in a production environment. "How to Cheat in Maya" puts these secrets in your hands! Learn time and energy-saving techniques tested in real Hollywood productions in this book, jam-packed with screenshots and scene files designed to get you up to speed quickly. From menus to modeling, lipsync to lighting, How to Cheat in Maya 2014 covers all of the methods available in the latest version of Maya. Get up to speed quickly and produce stellar results with these insider workflows. With new, updated cheats for the latest version of Maya, How to Cheat in Maya 2014 is an essential guide for amateur and professional 3D animators alike. Fully updated with gold-mine coverage including: expanded sections on production workflow, all new chapters covering rigging cheats and Maya's referencing tools, and brand new project files demonstrating production-proven techniques. The companion website includes complete scene files for exercises and techniques, extra rigs, Quicktime movies of full projects, and video tutorials.

Dynamic Wrinkles And Drapery

Author: Burne Hogarth
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780823015870
Size: 35.69 MB
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Shows how to depict wrinkles, folds, and drapery in drawing the clothed figure.

Storyboards Motion In Art

Author: Mark A. Simon
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136134212
Size: 11.12 MB
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Among the most useful tools in the production of any TV show or film is the storyboard, which is the visual blueprint of a project before it is shot. The director's vision is illustrated in the manner of a comic strip and handed on to the crew for purposes of budgeting, design, and communication. Storyboards: Motion in Art 3/e is an in depth look at the production and business of storyboards. Using exercises, real-life examples of working in the entertainment industry, interviews with people in the industry, and sample storyboard drawing, this book will teach you how to : * Develop and Improve your boards * Work with directors * Develop your resume and your portfolio * Market your talent * Create and improve a storyboard using computers Packed full of practical industry information and examples, this book will help the reader improve their skills to either land their first assignment or advance their career.