“Shooting Pencil” Thumbnail Drawings
Every short starts with a script. When writing this episode, I knew that this one would end up being longer than usual. It’s a story that’s hard to explain, let alone in a minute or so.
I always print out each script and draw tiny drawings called “thumbnail drawings” for the entire short to see the storytelling and shot selection. This helps me see the whole thing all at once.
Here you can compare the thumbnails to the final short: