Staging for Movement & More on Backgrounds
After taking a little break to cleanse the palate, we’re back with another storyboarding commentary video.
The topic of today’s video is staging for movement; it’s critically important to plan ahead and leave just the right amount of room in your composition for your characters to act out the scene with the most impact.
of the video), to make the video nice and BIG!
In these storyboard panels, Bessie starts a series of actions that are going to escalate into a cute little comedy bit. The action starts out when Bessie and Portia are sitting next to each other on the bench. Bessie is so enthusiastic that she knocks Portia out of the way and start frantically putting together cosmetic kits.
Anytime there’s a lot of movement in the scene, it’s important to leave enough room for the action to really be visible.
Other topics in this video include the use of the “Same As” pose indication, more on background design, the “start pose,” and one more example of “The Magic of the Cutaway.”