How to Compare Storyboard Styles in 2D Animation


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Comparing storyboard styles

A proper explanation of storyboards would really require its own course. So this is really just a very quick overview of the basic storyboard styles, the choices you might have at your disposal. So I've opened up a bunch of storyboard panels in Photoshop. Let me hit the tab key, so that we just see these images by themselves. There we go. So the golden age method of doing storyboards was to have a single panel on a sheet of paper and then pin these to a board. Then you could rearrange these panels very quickly, very easily if the story changed.

And the stories were very fluid. The storyboard artists basically created the story as they went along, writing dialogue and images in sync. So this is a simulation of that technique. I have one image for each panel of the movie. And let's take a look at how we would approach this. So this is a history of the warfare of the human race over the millenia. And what would pop out immediately, I would think, is, on the top-left panel we have a rough sketch of...

Comparing storyboard styles
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Comparing storyboard styles provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dermot O' Connor as part of the 2D Animation Principles

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