Once we are feeling pretty good about where the script stands, we’ll start doing little drawings to help visualize the ideas.  We call these drawings ‘thumbnails’ because in the old days of animation that’s how big they drew them – the size of your thumbnail!  These drawings are not meant to be pretty, their sole purpose is to allow the artists to explore all the possible of ways communicating an idea without investing a lot of time.  Once we pick the idea we want to pursue, we flesh it out later in the process…


  1. Posted December 19, 2010 at 1:25 pm | Permalink

    Thanks so much for taking the design to tell the story of your design process and the many twists and turns of creating an entertaining and thoughtful production!

  2. Sheila
    Posted January 4, 2011 at 10:01 pm | Permalink

    I love coming back for the year in review. Being able to see all the work that goes into it makes me thankful this technology wasn’t around when I was a programmer.

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