The Art of Storyboards–Movies on Paper – The Art Students League

The Art of Storyboards–Movies on Paper

Jeff Buckland

Jeff Buckland

Workshop Description

FEBRUARY 22–23
Saturday & Sunday
10:00 am–4:30 pm
Fee: $290
Instructor present each day
Enrollment limited to 12 students
Please request supply list

Storyboards turn ideas into visual images. Storyboards convey continuity and give voice to narratives through expressive drawings. Before any animated film or television series can begin production, its script must be made into a storyboard. Good storyboards require an artist with a myriad of traditional drawing skills and incorporates everything from theatrical staging to the use of cinematic transitions. With an emphasis on line, tone, and design, this workshop will introduce new students to the skills needed to create professional level storyboards for commercials, live action film, and animation, while offering seasoned artists new approaches to narrative art.

About the Instructor

Jeff Buckland is an animation artist, writer, and director. He attended the High School of Art and Design, California Institute of the Arts, The School of Visual Arts, and The Art Students League of New York. Mr. Buckland directed the award winning series PB&J Otter (Disney), Kenny the Shark (Discovery), Stanley (Disney), and Pinky Dinky Doo (Sesame Workshop) and was art director on the feature films, Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (Paramount), 101 Dalmatians: The Series (Disney), and Doug (Nickelodeon). He has served as an animator, illustrator, designer, storyboard artist, writer, story editor, and content developer for animated, live action, print, and digital media projects.

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