Monday, February 28, 2011


1. What is a storyboard?
A storyboard visually tells the story of an animation panel by panel, like a comic book. It is a graphic organiser that is like a draft or a mind map of what we are going to do.
2. how do we create a storyboard?
Use basic shapes, stick figures and simple backgrounds. Draw your storyboard in pen or pencil. You can take pictures or cut out pictures from magazines. You can also use a computer to make your storyboards. If you draw your storyboard  frames on index cards, you can rearrange to move parts of the story around. We could use open the storyboard template in pages on our Mac.
3. When or where is a storyboard useful?
It is useful for getting students to plan and visualise their ideas and to ensure that they do make use of a variety of shots and angles.