22 Rules of storytelling
this time we want to give you a small Guide about one of the most important issues you have to deal with as a Motion Book Artist: Storytelling. Everything starts with a blank page and the idea inside your head. But creating awesome concept arts doesn't mean that those linearts will become a great character.
Storyboard Artist Emma Coats from Pixar wrote down 22 rules of storytelling wich will help you to create your own personal masterpiece. Of course knowing the rules won't guarantee the success of your story but it will help you to get started.
#1: You admire a character for trying more than for their successes.
#2: You gotta keep in mind what’s interesting to you as an audience, not what’s fun to do as a writer. They can be v. different.
#3: Trying for theme is important, but you won’t see what the story is actually about til you’re at the end of it. Now rewrite.
#4: Once upon a time there was ___. Every day, ___. One day ___. Because of that, ___. B