The Actual Reason I Love RWBY:
A Rambling Essay on RWBY, Harry Potter, Character Development, and the Creative Process
Despite adorable ass-kicking, gun-sword wielding, friendship focused girls being my literal favorite thing in the entire universe … it is the level of creativity the entire concept of RWBY was devised with that really hooked me.
There are rules Monty created that the universe follows. That is so important. Setting boundaries for yourself when you are creating is one of the most useful things you can do to grow yourself as an artist, any kind of artist.
Michelangelo didn't carve the Pieta out of an entire mountain. He carved it out of a single block of marble that was sold to him in a particular shape and size. He didn't look at the mountains outside of Florence and say, “Hmm...what all can I do with all these miles of marble.” He took one block of marble and said, “What do I see within this one piece?”
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