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,...

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 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...

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...

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...
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Why Using Storyboards Are Essential for Pre-Production

The Role of Storyboards in Visual Storytelling Storyboards are more than just artistic sketches; they are a crucial element in the pre-production process of filmmaking and animation. These visual...
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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...

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...

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...

Balancing Artistry and Automation: Achieving Creativity with AI in Storyboarding

In this article, we will discuss the importance of striking a balance between artistic expression and AI automation in the storyboarding process. We explore how artists like you can embrace AI technologies...