This educational book explores fundamental concepts of composition, layout, and the elements of successful visual storytelling by using 230 unique illustrations and easy-to-understand diagrams as examples. This is an invaluable resource for directors and storyboard artists. Softcover, 127 pp. $27.95.
From Word to Image
From Word to Image will help you master the steps of translating a written story into a sequence of moving images. This is a guidebook to creating your visual script. This new edition now includes a chapter on the use of colour in visual storytelling as well as new interviews about the use of previsualization techniques for animation, new media, and visual effects. Softcover, $33.95.
Storyboard Design Course
This book is the ultimate storyboard manual, packed with fully finished art and work-in-progress examples from students and industry professionals. As well as being an essential guide for aspiring storyboard artists, this comprehensive book will enable anyone working in media production to get the most out of both the storyboard artist and the storyboard process. Softcover, 192 pp. $29.99.
Art of Bond
Drawing on the spectrum of all 21 Bond films, The Art of Bond features
a series of interviews with the key creative talents who have made cinematic
history through the Bond franchise. The work, extensively illustrated with film
stills, storyboards, posters, publicity shots, etc. also contains reflections
by film-makers, screenwriters and novelists on how the Bond genre has influenced
their own work. A visually stunning tribute to the creative talents of the Bond
world. Hardcover, 235 pp. $48.00.
Storyboards: Motion in Art
Learn every aspect of storyboarding with this detailed "how-to" book.
Crammed with practical industry information and examples, this new
full-colour edition contains 20 new chapters on gaming, perspective,
sketching, estimating, and more. It also includes new exercises for
beginners and classroom use, new interviews with top storyboard artists,
and hundreds of new storyboard images. Softcover, 434 pp.
The Art of Storyboard
The Art of the Storyboard is a one-of-a-kind textbook that describes
in detail the technical and artistic processes involved in crafting
animation storyboards. Loaded with technical tips and insights
into the tapping of
the creative imagination, this book is a fascinating peek behind
the curtain of film's most creative storytelling medium.
Softcover, 112 pp. $20.95.
The Art of the Storyboard:
Storyboarding for Film, TV, and Animation
Using sketches of shots from classic films, from silents to the present, The Art
of the Storyboard covers the history and evolution of this craft and discusses
the essentials of translating one's vision onto paper, from the rough sketch to the
finished storyboard. Over 100 illustrations from the author's and other storyboard
artists' work illuminate the text throughout. Exercises at the end of each chapter
help students to develop essential drawing and visualizing skills.
The Art of the Storyboard teaches basic drawing techniques and illustrates
the use of perspective, light and shade, and depth of field needed in order to render
the human figure in motion. In this book students are introduced to essential components
of storyboarding, such as framing, placement of figures, and use of camera angles.
A crash course in professional storyboarding
James O. Fraioli
This book is designed especially for those interested in breaking into storyboarding
as a career but don't know where to start. Artist James O. Fraioli ("Ace Ventura,
When Nature Calls") takes the mystery out of the art of storyboarding, with
clear and concise information on both the mechanics of the art and how the business
works. Topics covered include what storyboards are and why they are necessary, fundamentals
of thinking visually, time-saving tricks of the trade and, most importantly, how
to land that first job and advance your career. $29.95.
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