Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

My New Mobile Studio: Wacom MobileStudio Pro and MacBook Pro This is a post about my new digital studio, but to put the excitement I have for this setup in context, I think it’s a great idea to backtrack a bit.  A couple of years ago, I posted about my ‘new’ Cintiq companion – new, at […]

Storyboards have been around quite a long time, always lurking behind the scenes, but it seems like in recent years the profession is getting more recognition, and that’s exciting.  There’s all kinds of new resources popping up and so I want to also collect some links to those sites and artists that might additionally prove interesting to […]

The other day I received a very nice email from a reader of this blog, which expressed his interest in beginning work in the field of commercial storyboarding, and it briefly described the common frustrations one faces at the outset of one’s artistic career- “breaking in,” seemed, as he put it, a Catch-22 situation. How do […]

  I’ve got a new addition to my work setup- my Cintiq Companion!  It’s a handsome little device- Wacom-made, so of course it’s driven primarily though a pressure-sensitive screen.  It’s touch sensitive as well, and with the Windows OS driving it, it’s similar to the Microsoft Surface tablet- but the form is different and the […]

This sequence was the load movie for the final mission of the video game- the big showdown, the final push of the forces of good versus the forces of evil.  D-Day.  Armageddon.  All in.  The plan?  Knock out the satellite defenses in orbit which will allow the tank forces to breach the command control center […]

Recently, I received some questions from a young up-and-comer in the industry, asking for some specifics on how I got started and looking for tips on getting noticed by clients.  Instead of just replying directly, I’ve decided to share the responses in a fresh new post here, so that others may benefit from my blabbermouthing […]