My board is about a boy who has an intense craving for cake while dining at a bakery cafe with his parents. I'm still in the thumbnailing stages, and haven't thought about character designs as of yet. But I pretty much have an idea of how the story is supposed to go:
Boy sees cake. Boy wants cake. He asks his mom for cake, but is saddened when she says no. Suddenly, two guys dining at the cafe take out guns and attempt to rob the cafe. As one of the thugs is demanding cash from the cashier, his partner happens to see the cake that the boy wants and decides to be a jerk and knock the cake to the floor. The boy is so horrified that his beloved cake has been destroyed that he loses all fear and shoots the thief with a slingshot he has in his pocket. Startled, the thief accidentally shoots his gun at his partner, whose arm gets grazed by the bullet. Two scuffles ensue, one between the boy and the thief who knocked down the cake, the other between the cashier and the thief who was shot. The thieves are eventually overtaken and arrested, and the boy is rewarded with cake for his bravery.
So here's my current idea for a 'stealth' scene involving some musical-influenced characters I designed a while back. It's about these characters trying to drop off a demo package to a manager before a deadline. It's been awhile since I drew these characters, so my boards are off model at the moment. I need lots of help on these, so I can discuss more about this in class. Thanks for looking.
Hey guys! So my story is about two dolls escaping from their toy shop in a cobbled together ship. Still trying to decide if the scene should take place in an attic or on the shop floor...Eventually, I'd like to have a sequence of the ship flying through the town. Any advice on how to tackle that?
I thought I'd get the ball rolling with WIP posts. I don't have a clear idea of how I want the story to be played out yet, but thanks to you guys, I got inspired to just start sketching out some potential gags. Obviously unfinished, and as one of my goals for this class I am hoping to improve my drawing skills so that I can get these ideas down with clearer and more confident lines in a first pass, rather than the sketchiness you see in these which I will eventually clean up.
Hey guys, I'd like to see everyone board 1 scene by the end of the term. roughly 100 panels with a clear beginning middle and end. This week take some time to get started on it and we can take a look at it next week!
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