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Blender and the Future of Storyboarding


Christian Bunyan shares insight into how Animation Director Alexandre Heboyan has been leveraging Blender's hybrid 2D/3D capabilities to develop a faster and more efficient preproduction workflow, notably when it comes to storyboarding and animatics.

The article on the Blender blog is a treasure trove of behind-the-scenes information from Alexandre Heboyan, who has worked with DreamWorks and independent films alike. In it he shares the biggest strong points of Blender and this workflow, including the powerful Grease Pencil for quick sketching in 3D space, the plethora of tutorials and learning resources online, and more.

Animation Director Alexandre Heboyan shows how to use Grease Pencil objects and light sources to add drama to a storyboard.

Check out the article below for an in-depth look into all of that, including how this process is helping him with his work on his latest film, Maryam & Varto.


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Mario Hawat

Mario Hawat is a Lebanese 3D artist, writer, and musician currently based in Paris. He is a generalist with a special focus on environments, procedural and generative artworks. Open to freelance work.

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