The Dance Scene

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Feb. 24, 2018



Just like the table scene, the dance scene can be an invaluable story telling tool: a way to showcase where your characters stand without having to force them to speak about it or have someone else infodump about it.

This stance can be on the characters that dance (i.e ...



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weDRAW

Banes at 12:00AM, Aug. 25, 2016



There's some down time at work sometimes, where I either grab a coffee, chat with coworkers, or pull out my wretched, beloved phone and disappear into it. Sometimes a combo of all three activities.

But a few weeks ago, I grabbed my clipboard and did some sketching instead. I ...



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QUACKCAST 282 - MOOD

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Aug. 2, 2016

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Art by Ozoneocean

The topic of THIS particular Quackcast is MOOD! And for no particular reason I dressed as the Mad Hatter, as typified by Tom Petty in the film clip to Don't Come Around here No More… So that was the mood of this Quackast… We based ...


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Finding My Way to Paradise Falls

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, July 11, 2016


I was feeling emotional a few nights ago, so I did what I normally do in this situation–I went on YouTube and watched clips from sad children's movies. I picked the intro montage from Disney Pixar's UP as my poison of choice and it did the job ...

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Bridging the Gap of Nonverbal Communication with Drawings

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, March 21, 2016



I have always been a proponent for the belief that art and drawing can be used as a mechanism to bring two strangers from completely different worlds together. That is why it is no surprise that I gravitated toward a young student who preferred to use crayons, markers, and paper ...

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Character Arcs

Banes at 12:00AM, March 17, 2016



A character starts in one state of being, and ends in a very different state of being.

The Character Arc in a nutshell!

Every time the subject of character arcs comes up around the site or on the Quackcast, one of the first examples that comes to my mind is ...





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JNP's deals o'rama!

JustNoPoint at 12:00AM, July 10, 2015



Right now you can get Clip Studio Paint for only $15!!! It's a very limited time sale.
You can get the EX version for $87. This program is made specifically for making comics. I have used it since Manga Studio 3 when I debuted Devon Legacy here in 2006 ...


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QUACKCAST Episode 69 - Dude with a problem, screenwriting part 2

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 20, 2012

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Summery:
DUDE… where's my problem? In this truly excellent number sixty nine Quackcast we get to the second part of our exploration of screenwriting techniques. We quickly recap on last weeks story structure outline and genres and then move on to talking about three NEW genres: Out of ...


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QUACKCAST Episode 68 - Save the cat for the screenwriting

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, March 13, 2012

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Summery:
This marks the beginning of our story writing month! We're focusing exclusively and intensively on the art of writing, following on naturally from Kroatz's clever take on the concept of the monomyth. Bane's special interest and expertise is in scriptwriting, particularly movie screenwriting, so this ...


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Niccea! Next Quackcast! Forums workaround! Milestones!

skoolmunkee at 5:00AM, Aug. 31, 2011

So today I've decided to put Niccea in the community spotlight!



Niccea is all kinds of involved with the site and you can find her all over the place… from way back participating in games like Mafia (of which she is still a core player), to working VERY hard ...



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