Here’s some of the actual storyboard panels from this week’s short “Shooting Pencil”.
This is one of the hardest steps in making these shorts, getting the compositions working with the correct perspective is always a challenge. I try to move fast and accurate, but sometimes you just have to keep redoing it until it works.
You can see how I draw the entire background through the characters, this way when I move into cleaning it up and separating off the backgrounds onto their own layer, I have all the information I need.
Here’s the final short: