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.

chapter |36 pages

Force with Character

chapter |24 pages

Space with Character

chapter |34 pages

Shape with Character

chapter |75 pages

Costume with Character

chapter |36 pages

Reportage with Character

chapter |22 pages

Animals with Character