Sean Chen Discusses the Art of Comics

We have seen the impact of comicbook characters cross over into multiple faucets on the entertainment industry; from action figures, video games, merchandise, and movies, these hero/ines have been a part of our lives since the 1930s and the continued commercial success tells us our heroes aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.

How to Negotiate a Project Rate as a Storyboard Artist

Certain aspects of being a professional illustrator or storyboard artist are more challenging than others. One of the biggest challenges artists-for-hire face is their pricing structure. The age-old dilemma of not wanting to price...

Interview With Renee Reeser Zelnick

The name “Renee” means “renaissance”.  There’s not a better word to describe Renee Reeser.  In addition to being one of the most respected and sought after storyboard artists, she’s a multi-faceted creative powerhouse and...

A Conversation with Charles Ratteray on Art, Life and Storytelling

With film credits as diverse as Captain America, CHIPS, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and The Chronicles of Riddick; TV credits including Breaking Bad, True Blood, Louie on FX; and countless commercials, music videos and video games such as...

The Big Picture: Portfolio Submissions & Omissions

There was once a time when you had to explain what a storyboard artist was. This was back in the pre-digital days of paper and markers when most assignments were performed in-house. Fax machines...
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15 of our Favorite Blogs Every Storyboard Artist Should Follow

15 Blogs That Are A Must Follow If You're A Storyboard Artist It's always good to get new ideas now-and-then to give you a push when you're a little low on new ideas, especially as...

Benefits of Working with a Talent Agency vs. Working with a Talent Manager

A Detailed Explainer On How To Differentiate Between A Talent Agent And A Talent Manager What Is A Talent Agent? A talent agent usually acts as the representative of an artist. They usually have the power...

How to Find and Hire a Storyboard Artist

How to Find and Hire a Top Storyboard Artist for Your Next Project When it comes to finding and hiring a storyboard artist for your project, you want to ensure that you're getting the best...
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Complete Guide To Animatics

5 Steps to Creating Animatics for Your Next Project Animatics: What Are They?  The next step after you’ve created a storyboard is to turn it into an animatic. But what exactly are animatics? Animatics are videos that play...

How to Save Money on Your Next Project by Hiring a Freelance Storyboard Artist

If you're looking to save money on your next project, you might consider hiring a freelance storyboard artist. Storyboarding is the process of creating a sequence of images that represent the story,...