Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Visual Storytelling

Inside the Temple of the Seven Golden Camels.

... One of the things that makes John Romita's work a cut above most other comic artists is the way he incorporates visual storytelling, using the pictures to help convey the emotion he's trying to impart within the story. I'm constantly surprised how many comic artists, story artists and film makers don't seem to give that much consideration to telling their stories in a visual way. Many people are content to simply show the events of the story as it unfolds, without using the camera and point-of-view of the viewer to heighten and accentuate the emotions that the viewer is supposed to be feeling. ...

The rest of the analysis here. ...

Mark Kennedy is one of the top story minds in the animation biz. When Mr. Kennedy tells you an artist is impressive, he knows what he's talking about.


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