Set the action! : creating backgrounds for compelling storytelling in animation, comics, and games /

Create the Gotham for your Batman, the African savannah for your Simba, or the bustling newsroom for your Clark Kent. Background, setting, environment.whatever you call it, it is the silent character in the visual story, and a dynamic and compelling setting can define and hone the action and drama o...

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Main Author: Hernandez, Elvin A.
Format: eBook
Published: Burlington, MA : Focal Press, 2013.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Title
  • Introduction
  • Act 1 Establishing Shots!
  • Section 1. Gaining Perspective
  • Section 2. Laying Out the Action!
  • Act 2 Danger: Trespassing!
  • Section 3. Minding Your Surroundings
  • Section 4. Familiar Grounds
  • Act 3 Rendezvous Point!
  • Section 5. Meanwhile ...
  • Section 6. Scene of the Crime!
  • CODA: Exit the Scene.