How to Create a Storyboard

Abigail Updated by Abigail

Brief tutorial available. Also check out our Getting Started Video.

Create a Storyboard

Check out these step-by-step instructions on how to create a basic storyboard. You can choose your own scenes and characters or follow along with the example.

1. Open theĀ Storyboard Creator

You can get to the Storyboard Creator by clicking any of the Create a Storyboard buttons on your dashboard or around the site! Once opened, you will be prompted to give your new storyboard a name!

Give Your Storyboard a Name

2. Give Your Storyboard a Title

Type in what you would like the title to be and click Continue.

After naming your storyboard, it is now saved in your account under My Storyboards and will continue to save in real time as you work!

3. Choose a Scene

Time to start creating! Select a scene and drag it down to a cell. Change up the colors if you want!

Choose a scene for your storyboard!

This is the first cell of your new storyboard. All new storyboards are 3 cells long. Switch between Single Cell View and Full Storyboard View with these buttons on the right menu šŸ‘‡

Full Storyboard View:

Full View of Storyboard

4. Choose a Character

Click on theĀ CharactersĀ tab at the top. Select a character and drag it down to a cell. You can customize the character by changing the colors.

Choose a Character!
Your storyboard will automatically save as you work!

5. Edit Pose

With the character selected, click on the blue Edit PoseĀ button and customize the character pose. When finished, clickĀ Update Pose.

Customize your character!

6. Choose a Speech Bubble

Click on the Speech Bubbles Tab at the top. Choose a speech bubble and drag it down to your character. Type something in the text editor.

Choose a speech bubble!

7. Keep Going!

Keep working on your storyboard by adding in more scenes, characters, and speech bubbles.

Single Cell View:

Full Storyboard View:

8. Save & Exit

When you're done, click Save & Exit to save your most recent storyboard version and exit the Storyboard Creator.

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Getting Started Video

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