Over the last year I’ve been storyboarding on Toad & Friends, a new CG children’s series based on Kenneth Grahame’s classic novel The Wind in the Willows. It’s just been announced (you can find out more about it here) so it’s very exciting to finally be able to share it with you all!
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Looking for Work
Sadly the project I’m a Storyboard Artist on at Wild Child is coming to an end in September, so I’m looking for work from mid-October! If you’d like to work with me, or know of a project coming up, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Also, take a look at my updated portfolio here!
The Brilliant World of Tom Gates
For the last six months I’ve been a storyboard artist on The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, working for Wild Child as part of an amazing team. The series is based on Liz Pichon’s bestselling Tom Gates books. The first episodes are now on Sky Kids in the UK, either as part of a SkyContinue reading “The Brilliant World of Tom Gates”
Pigeon Crumbs – Animatic
Recently I’ve been working on an storyboard about a pigeon who finds the mother of all crumbs, but discovers eating it isn’t all that simple. Here’s the result! Based on a true story … Sound effects copyright BBC
Tutorial: Storyboarding in Photoshop
I’ve realised that the way I use Photoshop to storyboard isn’t that well known. This way of working uses Frame Animation within the Timeline panel. It takes a short while to organise new shortcuts and change a few settings, but once that’s done it’s easy to add new frames and scroll through the storyboard. MostContinue reading “Tutorial: Storyboarding in Photoshop”
Climb Ev’ry Mountain
While watching The Sound of Music again recently I was struck by the scene where Mother Abbess sings ‘Climb Ev’ry Mountain’. I decided to do a tone/composition study because the lighting and cinematography of the scene is so lovely. When Maria enters the room, it’s very dark. The lighting is harsh and dramatic, and allContinue reading “Climb Ev’ry Mountain”
Working on The Gaelic King
The Gaelic King is now available through Amazon, iTunes, HMV and Zoom in the UK! It’s exciting to know the film is out there, and people are watching this story for the first time. I thought I’d share some of the work I’ve done on the film from the last two years. There are someContinue reading “Working on The Gaelic King”
The Gaelic King Trailer
Scots warrior-king, Alpin, must fight to rescue his brother and regain the kingdom of Dalriata. The Gaelic King is an independent feature I was a story and concept artist on. Truffle Pictures has closed distribution deals for the film across North America, the UK, Japan, Italy and the Middle East. It’s releasing in the UK on theContinue reading “The Gaelic King Trailer”
Animation Base Camp – Bee
If you haven’t seen my previous storyboards from the Animation Base Camp, you may want to start here or here. The story revolves around odd-couple animals at a therapist’s office. The scene below, featuring a bee, was worked on by several different people throughout the Base Camp. I’d recommend looking at Erin’s version – she’s the oneContinue reading “Animation Base Camp – Bee”
Animation Base Camp – Shark
If you haven’t seen my previous storyboards from the Animation Base Camp, you may want to start here. The story revolves around odd-couple animals at a therapist’s office. Throughout the camp I worked on several different versions of a scene involving a shark. Here’s my first, rough, pass: A cleaned up version with a different take:Continue reading “Animation Base Camp – Shark”
Story panels from The Gael King
The Gael King is an independent feature I am a storyboard and concept artist on. I recently drew some storyboards for the next stage of filming. Here are a few of the panels!
Bird Animation – Colour Script
I’m giving a brief presentation tomorrow on this animation idea of mine, so I’ve been working on the storyboard and colour script. Here are a couple of glimpses at it!