Storyboard Illustration with Procreate

A course by Davis Lisboa , Storyboard Artist

Storyboard Artist. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined September 2009

Learn techniques to create a professional storyboard for audiovisual productions

100% positive reviews (57)
1188 students
Audio: Portuguese
Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn techniques to create a professional storyboard for audiovisual productions

Every great audiovisual project begins with a good idea, whether it’s for an ad, a film, an animation, or a video for social media. Davis Lisboa’s work as a professional storyboard expertise consists in transforming invisible threads of imagination into reality, creating scenes filled with shapes and colors.

In this course, Davis teaches you how to create a professional storyboard step by step, stemming from the creative interpretation of a script to the creation of contour and color in your drawings. Once you’ve completed the course, you’ll have all the knowledge you need to tell a story visually and amaze your clients.

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What will you learn in this online course?

21 lessons & 45 downloads

  • 100% positive reviews (57)
  • 1188 students
  • 21 lessons (4h 38m)
  • 45 additional resources (24 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Portuguese
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Learn how to create a professional storyboard from start to finish, using a script to go from sketching, to creating a moodboard, to preparing the final scenes for a client.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

For students in drawing, comic design, or illustration. Storyboard artists, 2D or 3D animators, as well as professionals in the audiovisual, advertising, video art, or digital marketing industries.

Requirements and materials

To take this course, basic drawing skills and some knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Procreate are recommended.

As for materials, you need a computer with Photoshop and an iPad with the Procreate app and a graphics tablet.


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Davis Lisboa

A course by Davis Lisboa

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Storyboard Artist

São Paulo native Davis Lisboa has over forty years of professional experience as a storyboard artist. His passion for visual narratives led him to Spain in 1987, where he studied at the Centre d'Art i Disseny Escola Massana before studying Fine Arts at the Universidad de Barcelona.

In 1989 he decided to launch his own studio and solidified his career by working with top-tier advertising agencies in Brazil, Spain, Germany, the United States, the UK, and Russia. Some of his major clients include: Aftershare, Contrapunto BBDO, DDB, Dommo, DoubleYou, Grey, Havas, HMG, Indira, K Factor, Lewis, MKTG, Morillas, Mr. Goldwind, Newlink, Ogilvy, & Rosàs, Saatchi & Saatchi, SantaMarta & Astorga, Shackleton, Smile, TBWA, Tiempo BBDO, Vainilla, We Are Social (Spain), Bagusat (Germany), Barbarian, The Conquistadors (USA), Cream Directors, and Meredith Collective (UK), Park Productions (Russia).


  • U1


    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    Cinematic narration

    • Story and storyboard differences for cinema and advertising
    • Landmark proportions, the pentagram and the Fibonacci spiral
    • Planes, positions and camera views
    • Camera angles, movements and lenses
  • U3

    Initial Planning

    • Script and roughs
    • Research and mood boards
    • Basic digital compositions
  • U4

    Realization of the storyboard

    • Layers and brushes
    • Contour lines 1
    • Contour lines 2
    • Contour lines 3
    • Colorful 1
    • Colorful 2
    • Colorful 3
    • Colorful 4
    • Colorful 5
  • U5

    The delivery

    • Export and delivery
    • Errors and rectifications
  • FP

    Final project

    • Storyboard Illustration with Procreate

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The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Storyboard Illustration with Procreate. Illustration course by Davis Lisboa

Storyboard Illustration with Procreate

A course by Davis Lisboa
Storyboard Artist. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined September 2009
  • 100% positive reviews (57)
  • 1188 students