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Week 2: The Gravity Guide with Michael Mattesi

Week 2: The Gravity Guide
Develop the Ability to Draw with FORCE Discover how gravity plays a vital role to the figure

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Instructor
Michael Mattesi
Subjects
Drawing
Topics
Human Figure
Mediums
Adobe Photoshop, Charcoal, Digital Tablet
Duration
1h 12m 12s

In week two, instructor Mike Mattesi will demonstrate a major component of FORCE drawing; the gravity guide. You will learn how to interpret the force of gravity on the model; it allows you to correctly distribute the weight of the figure evenly on the page. Mike will illustrate a formula for finding the center of gravity. Then, you will watch him apply that concept to his figure drawings.

Throughout this course, you’ll have access to the NMA community for feedback and critiques to improve your work as you progress.

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