Meet Michael Moodoo
Michael Moodoo (a.k.a. Michael Dowell) is the Host of Drawing Power! He is a professional animator who has worked on tv shows like "Futurama", "Dilbert" and "The Cramp Twins". He also worked as a storyboard artist on "Clay", a show for Disney TV.
He used to be a full-time art teacher to over 200 elementary and middle school students for several years in Southern California.
These days, he is the creator and master puppeteer for his own puppet show in Los Angeles, called "Moodoo Puppets."
He is a loving husband and father of
It's all in the wrist... (and the shoulder, too!)
It's a good idea to warm-up before you start drawing. In order to use the whole body, stand up and keep the knees slightly bent, like you're skiing. Lean over your desk and draw using your whole arm, not just the wrist. The first exercise is circles on a page. See the circles with your mind's eye and then begin. Fill up the page with circles. Now you're ready to draw!
OPEN THE DOOR TO YOUR IMAGINATION
"Remember, there is a great artist inside you, who wants to create beautiful, heartfelt and satisfying drawings. I can't wait to see what you'll create!"
-Michael Moodoo, Host of Drawing Power!