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To be a Story Artist (Storyboard Artist), what major should I study?

daiaennadaiaenna Registered User Posts: 8 New Member
edited February 2011 in Visual Arts and Film Majors
To become a story artist/storyboard artist, which major is best to study? Film? Animation????

This is a quote from a website I found:
"A storyboard artist has to have a good ability to convert verbal information into physical drawings. Some drawings are made during the meetings and then more detailed full drawings are made later on in the artists office. Most drawings are pencil or ink sketches but some are full-color drawings designed to show the directors preferences for colors, patterns or even backgrounds."

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Replies to: To be a Story Artist (Storyboard Artist), what major should I study?

  • colcon2010colcon2010 Registered User Posts: 323 Member
    Hi Daiaenna,
    My daughter is a student at Ringling, so I can only speak to those programs. In my opinion, you could major in Illustration, Computer Animation, or Motion Design (and maybe even Game Art & Design) to prepare for a career as a storyboard artist. Read the descriptions of each of the majors as they each have a different focus, but all will teach you drawing skills. Good luck!
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