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Half Baked


Allen Williams

This time around on Muddy Colors I thought I’d relate a particular situation that happens to me quite often. I know I can't be the only one to have this idiom integrated into their process, but it doesn’t get much air time and I think it's important... at least for me it is. There are times, and this happens quite frequently, that I’m engaged in some type of contract work, be it illustration, cover work…

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Directors on the art of Storyboarding


Muddy Colors

August 22, 2019 - Storyboard artists are some of the most deft illustrators working in Hollywood. They have to be able to quickly draw an array of subject matter, from imagination, and are often acting as concept artist and cinematographer, all at once. Storyboard artists, and their sensibilities, have a profound affect on how the film will actually take shape. Storyboards are commonly used, especially in high-budget effect films, as having a clear idea of a scene before it's shot saves both time and money. But this wasn't always a common practice. Check out this great documentary about the history of Storyboarding, and how Director, Walt Disney, was responsible for it's conception:     Here is Pixar Director, John Lasseter giving a candid, behind-the-scenes view of what a current Storyboard artist commonly does for a studio:     A…

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