Storyboarding – Acting

Proj_6_Acting_and_Posing Live Action Storyboards tend to have less poses drawn since actors will do the work. Animation Storyboards will have more drawings because the artist is the actor! Either way, think of the ACTING! Your tools are: Body, hands, face Gestures Line Of Action (move beyond horizontal and vertical) Costumes and Props (clothing, hats, tails,…

Storyboarding – Angles, Stageline, Framing

Proj_5_Angles_Stageline_Framing Angles Vertical -Looking Upward or Downward -Implies Height/Power Relationship Horizontal -From Profile to Straight-on -From Objective to Subjective Tilt (youtube video example) -Uneasiness/Tension -Known as the Dutch Angle Stageline (youtube video example) -Line of ‘communication’ or ‘interest’ between characters -it can move if characters move -Keep cameras consistent to avoid confusion and keep ‘flow’…

Thumbnails and Character Design

Proj_3_Thumbnails_and_Character_Design Re-read the story your created. Share it with your friends and see if there are any areas where there is confusion of where something needs to be explained better or re-written. Think back to the story structure we talked about in our last class, does your story have a powerful arc/rhythm? Do you need…

Storytelling Basics & Exercises

Storytelling: Proj_2_Storytelling_Project “If it can be written or thought, it can be filmed.” – Stanley Kubrick “There’s something in the human personality which resents things that are clear, and conversely, something which is attracted to puzzles, enigmas, and allegories.” – Quoted in Kubrick : Inside a Film Artist’s Maze (2000) by Thomas Allen Nelson, p. 10 “Nothing…

Storyboarding Basics

Storyboarding_sylabus Proj_1_Storyboard_Research Anatomy of a Storyboard and Basic Terminology anatomy_and_basics_of_a_storyboard Example of storyboards from Star Wars star_wars_storyboard_small Film Terminology:  AFI illustrated List of Shots http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/~aspoerri/Teaching/DMPOnline/Readings/screen_shot_reference.pdf AFI Film Terminology http://web.eesd.org/filmfestival2012/Resources_files/AFI_BasicsHandbook.pdf Abbreviations for Shots/Storyboard Descriptions http://www.edu.pe.ca/threeoaks/Art/Digital%20Arts%20site/unit4/pdf/abbreviations.pdf   Drawing Tips Perspective Review (in class) Drawing Figures Review (in class)   General Drawing  Tips : Storyboard Drawing Tips Drawing Bodies: Anatomy_and_Head_Measurment_Systems…