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Storyboarding for Live Action & Commercials

An 8-week course developing skills required for storyboarding and story development for live action productions

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Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Photoshop (or equivalent) and Wacom tablet (or equivalent), OR traditional mediums (pen & paper)
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 8-10 hrs/wk viewing lectures, Q&A, and time on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
Students should have a foundation understanding of figure drawing, as well as rendering light and form. Course prereqs: Analytical Figure Drawing, Environment Sketching.
Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Photoshop (or equivalent) and Wacom tablet (or equivalent), OR traditional mediums (pen & paper)
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 8-10 hrs/wk viewing lectures, Q&A, and time on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
Students should have a foundation understanding of figure drawing, as well as rendering light and form. Course prereqs: Analytical Figure Drawing, Environment Sketching.
Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Photoshop (or equivalent) and Wacom tablet (or equivalent), OR traditional mediums (pen & paper)
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 8-10 hrs/wk viewing lectures, Q&A, and time on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate
Feedback:
Individual recordings
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
Students should have a foundation understanding of figure drawing, as well as rendering light and form. Course prereqs: Analytical Figure Drawing, Environment Sketching.
COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
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The more you know, the better.

Week 1 | Workflow for Live Action

What are storyboards? | Scripts and shot lists |Responsibilities and expectations | Workflow | Roughs

Week 2 | Capturing the Story

How to frame a shot | Camera moves | Sequential storytelling

Week 3 | Drawing for Live Action

Structural vs Optical | Constructing a figure | Constructing a head | Perspective | Drawing the action

Week 4 | Light & Form Simplified

The form principle | Organizing values | Simplified lighting | Toned surface | Designing with light

Week 5 | Designing the Frame

Abstracting the frame | Getting shapes to read | Order of contrasts | Composing shapes

Week 6 | Working from Reference

Collecting reference | Using reference | Using reference directly

Week 7 | Color Frames

Color theory | Color and light | Color simplified | Color and value

Week 8 | Tricks / Special effects

Blurs | Atmosphere | Creating Brushes | Material recognition | Polishing a frame

Storyboarding for Live Action & Commercials
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Instructor

Prepare to meet your master.

Lanny is a freelance storyboard and concept artist working in the advertising and film industry. Developing an interest early on in the work of the golden age illustrators, he set his focus on figurative drawing and painting, and creating art as a means of visual storytelling. After graduating from CSULB with a BFA in illustration, Lanny moved to New York where he is currently represented by Famous Frames. Aside from working as an artist, Lanny continues to study at various art schools, create personal work on his own, and is about to release his first instructional drawing book “Mastering Realism”.

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Lanny is an amazing instructor! You can tell he really wants his students to become better artists and gives us all the tools and information to do so. This is an amazing course.

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Storyboarding for Live Action & Commercials
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FALL TERM REGISTRATION
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COURSE BEGINS
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