Depth Using Detail

Depth Using Detail
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Horses in a field at varying distances

Storyboarding Tips on Perspective

By Sarah Laroche

Incorporating a three-dimensional property like depth into a two-dimensional plane (a storyboard for example) can be difficult, but there are lots of tips and tricks to help create the illusion of depth. Learn more!




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Storyboard Description

Show depth using varying levels of detail

Storyboard Text

  • EXAMPLE 1
  • In this example you can see that there is more detail in the woman who is closer to the viewer, while the kids in the background are silhouettes.
  • EXAMPLE 2
  • The bird in this shot has lots of great detail, whereas the birds in the background are simple lines.
  • EXAMPLE 3
  • The front of the scene is highly detailed along with a detailed character, while the buildings in the background are just shapes showing distance.
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