The Chronology of StorytellingImagine you're reading to a live audience. It can be as big or small as you'd like. It can be your writing or someone else's. It doesn't matter. Indulge yourself in the fantasy. So you're reading to a live audience. They're enraptured. They're engrossed. They're generating a movie in their heads as you weave your tale. Imagine how important every word you produce is to these movies. Every detail you provide adds another layer. They smell the flowers. They feel the roughness of the brick. They see the vivid colors of the clothes.The Chronology of Storytelling3 years ago in Writing More Like This
And then you require they perform time travel to make the movies accurate.
The chronology, or order of events, in a story is something I've been focusing on a lot in my writing lately. I'm not just talking about the overall chronology. There's obviously a beginning, middle, and end to a story. You progress from one event to the next. Things happen in chronological order. That's how, y'know, stories make sense. That's also
Drawing Color Materials ListWhen dealing with color, there are many choices. Cheaper materials are apparent by their pigment qualities; mid-grade and good quality materials are suggested.Drawing Color Materials List10 years ago in Other More Like This
Colored pencils come in two choices: Traditional Wood and Woodless. Both have inherent coloring properties; Traditional Wood can be sharpened easily to precise points, and Woodless can have an entire long side be used to color a large area. The following are a few brands which are mid-grade to good quality.
Crayola Portfolio Series Colored Pencils
Derwent Colored Pencils
Prismacolor Colored Pencils
Prismacolor Art Stix
Markers, Pens and Inks
There are various types of markers, some with an alcohol base, some which are water based. Alcohol based markers are better quality and used by professionals, however water based ones can be used as well. Inks used in Rapidograph or dip pens are also very useful for maximum coverage and rich colors. The following are a variety of brands that are suggested.
Character Tips 3 - ClothingCharacter Creation ClothingCharacter Tips 3 - Clothing4 years ago in Other More Like This
So, your character has a body, a life and a personality. The thing is, they're still naked! Well, this should solve their problem.
Before we decide on their clothes, we need to figure out what they actually do for a living. This is important because, apart from their personality, this will decide the type of clothing your character will wear. For example, a princess will wear a lot of fine dresses and have a lot of jewellery whereas a peasant will have patched up clothes and little to no jewellery. A business man will wear a suit to work whereas a person working on a construction site will wear jeans, steel toed boots, a shirt, a high vis. vest and a hard hat.
Basically, position in society and career will determine what your character usually wears.
How Personality Fits In
Appearance is influenced by your personality, not the other way around. For example, an outgoing person will more likely reveal more skin than a shy per