Writer's Tip: Show, don't tell.Show, don’t tell (SDT). It’s one of the few consistent pieces of advice that all writers have heard at one time or another. Even the most amateur of writers parrot it back, but knowing the phrase doesn’t necessarily mean that we understand it, or how to implement it.More Like This
So what does “Show, don’t tell.” really mean? SDT is the idea that instead of telling your readers what’s happening in a story, you show them. This seems like an abstract concept to most of us, but what it boils down to is this: using words to give your readers an idea without having to directly state it. There are many ways good writers do this. It can be as simple as adding a scene for when your character walks down the street to the corner market rather than saying “she went to the store.” but it can also be as complicated as weaving subtext into dialogue and editing entire character personalities to prove a point down the line. I want to look at two example
F.A.QFrequently Asked QuestionsMore Like This
Who are you?
-I'm Alexia, I am french with weak chinese origins haha
Where are you from?
-France, Côte D'Azur, but I am studying in England :C
How long have you been doing art?
What tablet/program/material do you use?
Traditional: 0.5 Mechanical pen or anything i can use idc
Digital: Wacom Bamboo Pen&Touch, Paint tool SAI + GIMP
Can you do a tutorial on X?
Im always hesitant on tutorials because I'm a very irky person and I don't like when things are used wrongly (meaning, I dont like when people just use tutorials to replicate a style instead of improving their own)... So I'll take suggestions but I will most probably put out "progresses" or "walkthroughs" instead of real tutorials
Can I use X image?
None of my images are free to use unless you as for my permission - that way I can tell you if I am ok for a particular usage for a certain image for a certain thing. Commissions are out of que
LIVESTREAMING OVER! Knee'd Help? - 12.3.2014WATCH THE STREAM HERE!More Like This
The Hour and a Half stream begins at 2 PM CST (-5GMT)
In this weeks livestream Tim Von Rueden (vonn) will be working on all things knees!
The knee’d to understand how to draw the knee is crucial to every artist, often times it is overlooked and completely ignored,
but without understanding how the leg bends can send characters into weird anatomical errors that make a figure look like they’ve took an arrow.
Knee-deep in questions? Don’t be afraid to ask them in the livestream!
Last week shape challenge is still going on so don’t forget to check it out here!
And remember, we have a livestream every W