Man, why is prose easier than bare bones descriptions.
Sig by TruEdge67, Glorious Newbie Overlord
Think of description like camera focus. The more you describe something, the more focus you put on it.
If you put enough focus on something, you eliminate everything else. What’s this? A close-up. What does a close-up in a movie tell you? That object of the close-up is significant.
In animation, the term staging refers to the purpose of directing the audience's attention, and make it clear what is of greatest importance in a scene; what is happening, and what is about to happen. This can be done by various means, such as the placement of a character in the frame, the use of light and shadow, and the angle and position of the camera.
"So you've never seen the ocean?" Kabira just looked at her silently.
Her eyebrows quirked. "So you've never seen the ocean before?" Tempest said, a mischievous smile spreading across her face. She leaned forwards. "Would you like to?"
She fell silent, turning her gaze away. "Hey Chocho, do you... Do you really like boys?" she said after a moment, her fingers twisting in her lap. "Romantically?" she added. Her voice was tinged with... something. Sadness? Fear? Hope?