by Mike Mattesi
The eternal chicken-and-the-egg question of which comes first, form or shape?
Mike Mattesi is the director of the Entertainment Art Academy based in Southern California. He has been a professional production artist and instructor for almost 20 years with clients including Disney, Marvel Comics, Hasbro Toys, ABC, Microsoft, Electronic Arts, Dreamworks, and Nickelodeon. He is the author of Force: Dynamic Life Drawing for Animators and Force: Character Design from Life Drawing.