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Animating with Blender by Roland Hess

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Chapter 4

Storyboarding and the Story Reel

Objectives

Storyboarding Basics

Suggested Tools

Creating the Storyboards

Telling the Story

Recording a Temporary Soundtrack for Timing

Assembling a Story Reel in Blender’s Sequence Editor

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Coming into this chapter, you need:

•  A finished story

Storyboarding Basics

Before you take your story into 3D, you need to visualize it in a less time-consuming medium. Storyboards provide an efficient way to move the ideas and words of your story into a visual format. At their most basic, storyboards are a series of drawings, either real (on sheets of paper) or virtual (drawn directly into a digital painting program), that show the sequential action of your story. They can become incredibly detailed ...

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