Sunday, September 7, 2008

Original StoryBoards

So I have finished about 70 (gasp!) rug thumbnaily board panels for my new exercise, entitled, "Jimmy Helps an Old Lady Cross the Street and is intercepted by a bunch of sewer gators..."

Here are some clean versions of our heroes:

And here's the script outline, shot for shot.


Storyboard tips from Eric Goldberg, via the Lady and the Tramp DVD:
Above all else, a storyboard artist has to be a good COMMUNICATOR
He puts down as few lines and details as possible to tell the story clearly.


Storyboard tips from Burny Mattinson, via the Animation Podcast:
thumbnail everything out first very roughly on separate paper. Get the poses down, feel it out. Then commit to drawing it on a storyboard panel.

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