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Directors on the art of Storyboarding


Muddy Colors

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…

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My First Years After Art College


Marcos Chin

August 21, 2019 - When I graduated from art college I was working in retail. I’ve told this story many times already which you can read online at Fast Company.  I was making less than $9 per hour in the early oughts and also about $400 per month in freelance illustration work. I left home when I was about 26 years old and moved into a one bedroom apartment in downtown Toronto with my friend Melissa. Our rent was less than $900 per month and we lived there for about 3 years. During that time, I paid for whatever I could with the money I made, except for one time in April when I asked my father for $400 to pay for my rent. I remember this because I felt ashamed to ask him for help. I moved out…

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