Instructor Bio: Michael Hampton

Michael Hampton Biography

Michael Hampton is an artist and long-time educator in the fields of figure drawing, anatomy, and and two- dimensional design.
He has lectured and lead workshops at schools such as Anatomy Tools, Blizzard Entertainment, CGMA, IDEA Academy, Lucas Arts,
and numerous private and public colleges in Southern California.

In 2009, Michael published Figure Drawing: Design and Invention, a textbook used for analytical figure drawing classes at many
schools worldwide, as well as a reference book at various game/animation companies. Michael received a BFA in Illustration from
Art Center College of Design, an MFA in Fine Arts from Claremont Graduate University, and an MA in Art History from the University
of California, Riverside. Michael is currently completing his PhD in Art History at the University of California, Riverside.