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Set the Action! Creating Backgrounds for Compelling Storytelling in Animation, Comics, and Games by Elvin A. Hernandez

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Section 3Minding Your Surroundings

Well, well … things are about to get dangerous (and fun!) around here!

Now that Mr. Fahrenheit has his marching orders, here are ours: using what you’ve learned so far about layout design, we must go even further and expand your knowledge of backgrounds and stage play to create stronger, more engaging narratives. This will require adding just a little more to your repertoire of techniques—that is, ways in which we can add a little more of a sense of reality to our worlds. It’s time to get a better idea of where we are, so we can better prepare for where we’re going.

Within this section, you will get a stronger ...

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