Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Force Equals Function

Hey everyone. Long time. I've been busy studying with Mike Mattesi and and doing some contract design work for a mobile tech start-up.

The 10 week class with Mike over at drawingforce.com is over. It's been quite a ride.

I can only think of one other instance in my life when I made so much progress in such a short period of time. Mike is an amazing teacher and one of my favorite artists, which is probably why I kept improving so fast. He's also a very analytical artist, which is very rare, but works great for me, since I learn best when I combine analytical study with muscle memory practice.

I would like to get good at what Mike taught me, so I intend to keep training and work my way through Mike's Character Design and Animals Force Drawing books in the next few months.

Thanks to Mike's instructions, I got drawing a full human figure down to 30 minutes or less. This is how far I got in the last 2 and half months: