Marvel Animation storyboard artist Justin Copeland joins the team as the newest co-host of the Paper Wings Show.
In this podcast episode, Justin explains the necessary steps to creating a professional storyboard portfolio and responds to some great listener questions.
Lora‘s “Lofty Thought” segment offers a healthier way to compare your work to others and I share some exciting news about the future Paper Wings and ChrisOatley.com…
Listen To The Podcast:
“You are responsible for demonstrating two things: Work ethic, and potential. Work ethic is your willingness to sit there and get the job done – work your tail off. You show potential with your ability to learn…”
- The three most common problems with storyboard portfolios.
- How to add clarity to your storyboards.
- The questions that aspiring storyboard artists should be asking but aren’t…
- Does my portfolio scream “student” or “professional?”
- What does a storyboard portfolio even look like?
- How do I become a freelance storyboard artist?
- How much should I prepare for each new set of storyboards I draw?
- How can I practice storyboarding?
- Which comes first, the script or the storyboard?
“In your physical storyboard portfolio, make it easy for the person who’s looking through your portfolio. Make it user-friendly.”
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Dive into CineArchive.org for super-geeky film facts and obscure lessons from film history.
…and if you’re looking for some visual storytelling inspiration, be sure to check out Justin’s Pinterest board called ‘For The Love Of Story.’
…aaand if you haven’t checked out our past episodes of the Paper Wings Show, you can find them here until they migrate to ChrisOatley.com!
Other Great Resources:
‘Storyboard Secrets’ with Sherm Cohen
Storyboard Revisionist Portfolio Tips by Sherm Cohen
Story Portfolio Tips from Pixar Story Artist Ted Mathot
Ryan Woodward’s Interview / Part 2
‘Ratatouille’ Dolly Zoom Article