January 22, 2018

Action Can Be Good: Part 2

As promised, this week we’ll be continuing our discussion on what makes a good action story. Last week we talked about the fundamentals: grounding the story, raising the stakes, and giving characters urgency. This week we’ll be talking a bit more about choice, as well as spectacle and slowing down. Let’s start with choice: 5. […]

The Root of Storytelling

Pablo Picasso: “I paint objects as I think them not as I see them.” The greatest challenge of anyone trying to tell a story visually is to try and figure how to tell the story. For a comic artist, it’s a question of what do I put in the frame, what is its relationship to […]