Connecting Motion and the Rendering Hand: Bruce Rauffenbart’s Storyboards


A storyboard organizes images in a way that is dependent on sequencing. Frequently, storyboards plan to brainstorm for media that predicates on time

and interaction. Two of these

media giants are the motion picture and animation industries.

Storyboarding, as a planning step, aids in articulating a vision to others. The key is visualization because words can confuse more than they provide clarity. Clientele may understand a concept better if it is concrete, like imagery, and not abstract, like words. With sequential picture planning, the idea is well understood when conveyed from the Eureka moment to the plan for implementation.

Some visual artists make a living creating storyboards for businesses. Designs that create Bruce Rauffenbart’s storyboards are in lower Manhattan. The clean and direct character of his work has landed him on high profile accounts with several well-known creative agencies in the City of New York. His passion for art began while growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rauffenbart pursued studies in SoHo at the Provincetown Workshop & Spring Studio.

Bruce Rauffenbart s Storyboards are crisp, non-artifice and full of implied action. Throughout his work, the boards create a suggested narrative. One skill is the ability to sequence frames in a manner that the implied intent is not directed away from the overall narrative. Characters have model-like qualities that finish with realism in mind. The psychology behind the rendered countenance can be striking to the point that one may conclude Rauffenbart captures the soul as well as the flesh on the page. As so, each drawing reveals a distinction of character. Everyone in Bruce Rauffenbart s storyboards seems a celebrity.

The time that escapes when taking direction from his visual cues can only translate into a mesmerizing final project. Take stock in skilled work by viewing some of the storyboards put out by Bruce Rauffenbart.