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'Cosmic Love' Storyboard

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Apr 29, 2012 | 7:16 AM EDT
  • Frontpaged May 1, 2012
  • Daily 5th Place April 30, 2012

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THANK YOU ALL FOR THE INPUT ON THIS ANIMATION! I have another (not good) animation that needs some desperate critique (lol, not all my animations can be like this one), and I would love any constructive crit on that one - ANYTHING helps, and negative is encouraged :)

Remember - any good input in that video helps me continue with this one ;)

ALSO, I WILL be adding a preloader and make it not loop, but it will have to wait until finals are over in a few weeks. Thank you for the suggestion on that!


This was created for my Advanced Drawing class. I was given the task to simply tell a story. I decided to take it further than just a few images and created the backbone to an animation: a storyboard. That being said, this is the reason the drawings are so simple/messy. I needed to get them all done in only a month, so I only had time to do the sketches. Hopefully in the future it will become a full animation ^^ And yes - this is my first attempt at this :)

Throughout the whole process I learned new things, which can be seen in the images themselves (the quality basically changes from image to image). But the top 3 important things I learned were these:

1. Don't edit a video in one night/for 12 hours straight (even though the sunrise was pretty).
2. If you're going to save your layers, then DON'T FLATTEN THE IMAGE YOU IDIOT!
3. Running sequences need to die.

Over the summer I plan on doing some more storyboards set to the music of Florence and the Machine, specifically "My Boy Builds Coffins".

Time taken: 150 hours (including illustrations not here)
Total frames: 304
Special thanks to: Karen-Monster and SultanaOfStars

OFFICIAL ART: ove-287241136

Thank you for viewing! Enjoy!



Rated 5 / 5 stars

I am glad to say that I really enjoyed this music video and understood it well. I loved the color sceme and the attention to the frames. I wish I could add more, but I am at a lost for anything that I can also add. I just really enjoyed it is all I can say.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Omg that was so beutiful it made my eyes water (the funny part was it wasin't done and I was like woah lol)

Awesome I mean REALY AWESOMELY DONE, makes me feel good I found my gf, even if she is so far away ^^ . I once had my heart broken, but then I found my gf even if it was across the internet, she and I aren't giving up and will always do are best to someday be with eachother.

Nicely done :) this realy gave me strong emotion, I can't help it when I see such love like this. It really strengthens my hope that me and my gf will find eachother no matter how dark the future looks.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

This was very beautiful, very deserving of the NG front page. Please make more like this in the future


Rated 5 / 5 stars

This is nice. when at the end that their love gives them light to see again. My my you got some story skills ,I cant wait see another one. Keep up the good work.

black-lotus-kitsune responds:

Thank you! I'll hopefully get to do another during the summer, though with some actual animation in a few parts once I get good enough ^^


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Very very well done sir/madam!
Are you going to make an eventual full animation of this?
If not, would I be permitted to? I think it's an amazing idea, and you would get credit, of course.

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black-lotus-kitsune responds:

Thank you! ^^
I do plan on making a full animation of this, even though it won't be for a few years due to college and the fact that I have so many other projects going on at once.
I thank you for the very kind offer, but my friend and I are already planning our attack on finishing it. That is very kind of you though <3