$250.00 USD

FORCE Workshop: Power of Gesture Drawing

Are you curious about a new and exciting drawing approach?  Do you feel that there could be more to your drawing, that currently there is something missing, an energy in you and in your work?

Learn how to bring dynamic FORCE line and kinetic rhythm to your work!
This one day, in person workshop with local artist, Mike Mattesi, will present you with clear ideas that you will immediately act on that will generate FORCE in you and your work! We will draw from a dynamic figure model and there will be live demos, group and individual feedback.

$337 Value in BONUSES and More!  Bonuses WORTH MORE than the Cost of the Workshop!

Only 20 Seats available. Guaranteed, personalized instruction!
Dates: June 15th
Schedule: 2pm-5pm, dinner break, 6-9pm.
Location: Hipbone Art Studio
1847 E Burnside St #104, Portland, OR 97214Portland
Cost: $250

Day One, What you'll Learn:
*Master FORCE Line and its meaning.
*Experience three exercises that you can use to quickly improve your line.
*How to identify and Draw FORCES and Rhythms
*Learn the simple FORCE templates of the body so you can always drawing rhythm in your gesture drawings.
*How to bring Gravity into your work
*Two approaches of skating and chopping
*A new way of looking at and using angles
*What to think about while drawing
*Directional and Applied FORCES
*The use of the arrow
*Animator tricks for drawing the figure
*Metaphors to power up your work
*Keep proportions without losing dynamism
*#1 reason for stiff figures and how to remove it
*The Three steps to drawing
*The importance of hierarchy and how it’s used in FORCE Drawing

Bonuses with Enrollment:
$300 value!: Receive a full year of Standard Membership to FORCE Basics, Forma and Shape!
$20 Value: FORCE Mode Reference Pack with over 550 dynamic poses images
 $7 Value: FORCE Digital Brush Pack  Value
$150 Value: For First five student to enroll, the order you enroll in is the order you get to choose a demo drawing to keep from the workshop!
$10 Value: Free drawing utensil and paper included for workshop

Supplies You Need to Bring:
Paper and drawing utensils will be supplied.  Just bring a masonite board for 18x24 paper. Hipbone studio does have a small supply in case you forget.

My Guarantee to you:
*Clear instruction and all questions answered with my best effort to make sure you learn the material and improve during and after workshop!
*If I need to cancel due to an emergency, course tuition will be fully refunded.

Michael Mattesi has been teaching FORCE for over twenty five years and has authored six FORCE books, published in numerous languages, utilized around the world to inspire and educate artists on the approach.
As a professional production artist over three decades,  he worked on numerous award-winning projects in varied capacities in animated film, advertising, video games, comics and art education. He collaborated with Pixar, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Walt Disney Consumer Products, Walt Disney Imagineering, Marvel Comics, Hasbro Toys, ABC, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, DreamWorks/PDI, Zynga, The School of Visual Arts, AnimSchool, Beijing University, Art Center, Scuola Internazionale di Comics, San Jose State University, The Academy of Art University, Nickelodeon, LeapFrog and many others.  Michael’s students occupy all fields of the art industry and have themselves gained prestige for their abilities.

If we can fill your spot, we can offer a full refund.

Contact me at:
Website: DrawingFORCE.com
Facebook: DrawingFORCE.com with Mike Mattesi
Instagram: michaelmattesi
Email: [email protected]