17 expert storyboard tips for TV animation

15 expert storyboard tips for TV animation

Storyboarding is a creative, exciting and fulfilling career. In addition to knowing how to draw to a high standard, a storyboard artist needs an understanding of storytelling, as well as a knowledge of animation layout mechanics.

The television storyboard artist creates the visual blueprint for the animated production. Put simply, if it isn't in the storyboard, it won't be on the screen. It's not unusual for the character poses from the storyboard to be traced and used as extreme poses by the animation artists. 

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Wendy is an Annie Award-winning artist with over 20 years' experience in creating storyboards for Walt Disney TV Animation, Nickelodeon, Klasky Csupo and more. She also loves to draw and read sci-fi and fantasy.