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Storyboards: Motion In Art, 3rd Edition by Mark A. Simon

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CHAPTER 67

A Storyboarding Experiment

Like a director, each storyboard artist brings a unique vision to every story that’s told. To emphasize the difference a storyboard artist can make to a project, I asked five artists to board out the same scene; I participated in the experiment too.

Each artist was given the same short scene, as shown shortly. They were all asked to board the scene in a 16 : 9 film ratio format. The number of panels it takes to tell the story, the shot direction, and the style of illustration were up to each artist.

The artists acted as their own directors. They determined each camera angle, each stunt, and each action. Even the layout of the location was up to them. Enjoy the results.

The Experiment’s Details

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