Final Storyboard Art and Clean-Clean-Up
Many artists start with thumbnails as they develop their finished pieces, and not just for quick approvals. They quickly rough out the layout and proportions of each frame before worrying about details. (Elements such as frame design and layout are covered in later chapters.)
Every artist works a bit differently when drawing boards. Some start with a blue-line sketch and then pencil or ink a finished line right on top. Others use a lightbox with a new page over their roughs. Some artists do their thumbnails a different size than their finishes. Sometimes they just redraw the finals or they enlarge the thumbnails on a copier and then lightbox (trace on a light table) the finals.