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What Can I Do When I Finish my Storyboard?


Printing Options


After creating, you may wish to print your storyboard to put on display or submit for an assignment! First, click on "view details" underneath the storyboard you wish to print. This will bring up the options for that storyboard. Click the orange button "view all options" and you will see a window of all of everything you can do with your storyboard as shown below.


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Click "print" and you can select the format you wish to print. You may print your storyboard as one cell per page or multiple cells per page. You can even print your storyboard with lines if an assignment calls for handwritten work!


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Print Greeting Cards

Did you know that you can print greeting cards with Storyboard That? These could be used for birthdays, holidays or just because! Imagine you want to turn the sweet storyboard below into a beautiful card for your mother for Mother's Day!





Card Template Instructions


First, create a three-cell storyboard such as this one we created for Mother’s Day. This could be a short story (beginning, middle, and end), a joke, a special message to your mother, or whatever you want!


Cell 1 is the front of the card.


Cell 2 is the left inside page.


Cell 3 is the back of the card.


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Storyboards of any layout can be converted into a folding card, but only the first three cells will appear. Titles and descriptions are not printed on the card, so use text boxes inside the cell if you want to include text.


  1. After you save your storyboard, click "Make a Folding Card" and then click "Mother’s Day" (or whatever holiday you wish). The right inside page is a pre-written message that you select at this step. Choose the artwork and message that works best for you!

  2. Print out the pop-up image, and fold.

    • Hold the paper so the front of the card is right-side-up in the bottom right corner.
    • Then, fold the paper in half away from you (you should see the back of the card on the left and the front of the card on the right).
    • Fold the paper again so you only see the front.

  3. Don't forget to sign your card!


Storyboard That currently offers holiday card templates for birthdays, New Years, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Easter, Passover, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and general Season’s Greetings. Be sure to try them all!



Download Options


If you click the download button, a pop up window will appear with all of the download options available to you.

  • If you download your storyboard as an image pack, each cell will be downloaded as its own image file.

  • If you download your storyboard as a high res image, it will be downloaded fully as a high resolution image. Note: the file size of this image will be larger than the other options.

  • If you download your storyboard as a social media image, it will still have a high resolution image of the complete storyboard, but a smaller file size than the high resolution image option. This option is ideal for posting to social media or emailing to a friend or colleague!

  • If you download your storyboard as a PDF, the first page will be the full storyboard with the following pages each be devoted to one cell.


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PowerPoint Presentation!

Teachers and students often use PowerPoint or Google Slides to create presentations on various topics that can be presented on the big screen in front of the class. With Storyboard That you can take your incredible finished storyboards and download them directly to a PowerPoint Presentation! Each cell will become its own slide with the titles and descriptions added. Storyboard That has provided a snazzy theme, but as you may know, once in PowerPoint, you can change the theme, add transitions and music and all sorts of dynamic effects to your presentation!


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Download as a GIF!

Finally, students will love turning their storyboards into a mini animation by downloading it as a GIF! This works especially well if the storyboard is large (6 or more cells) and has minor changes between each cell to show a slow progression. Check out the tutorial of how to create a GIF like the one below!

Fantastic Creation by Lily Rose Hage

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How to Teach Storyboard Portfolio Creation

1

Introduce the Concept of Storyboard Portfolios

Explain to students the purpose and benefits of creating a storyboard portfolio, such as showcasing their progress, creativity, and storytelling skills. Emphasize that a storyboard portfolio is a collection of their best storyboards organized in a thoughtful and visually appealing manner.

2

Select and Curate Storyboards

Instruct students to review their completed storyboards and select a variety of their best work to include in the portfolio. Encourage them to consider different themes, genres, or skills demonstrated in their storyboards to showcase their versatility and growth as storytellers. Remind students to choose storyboards that they are proud of and that represent their unique style and creativity.

3

Organize the Storyboard Portfolio

Guide students in organizing their selected storyboards in a logical and coherent order. This can be done chronologically, thematically, or based on specific concepts or skills. Encourage students to consider the flow and progression of their storyboards, creating a visually pleasing narrative as the portfolio is viewed from beginning to end. Discuss the importance of providing a brief title or description for each storyboard to give viewers context and understanding.

4

Design the Portfolio Layout

Introduce students to various layout options for their storyboard portfolios, such as using a physical binder, creating a digital presentation, or using online portfolio platforms. Discuss the importance of visually appealing design elements, such as cover pages, section dividers, and consistent formatting throughout the portfolio. Encourage students to incorporate their own artistic touches or personal branding to make their portfolio unique and reflective of their individual style.

5

Reflect and Add Descriptive Elements

Instruct students to reflect on each storyboard included in the portfolio and write brief reflections or explanations to accompany them. Encourage students to describe the creative decisions they made, explain the story behind each storyboard, and highlight any challenges or breakthroughs they experienced during the process. Remind students that the reflections should enhance the viewer's understanding of their work and showcase their critical thinking and storytelling abilities.

6

Share and Present the Storyboard Portfolio

Provide opportunities for students to share and present their storyboard portfolios with classmates, teachers, and even parents or guardians. Encourage students to confidently discuss their portfolio, explain their creative choices, and articulate their growth as storytellers. Foster a supportive and constructive environment for feedback and appreciation of each other's work.

Frequently Asked Questions about Downloading and Printing Options

How can I print my storyboard using Storyboard That?

Click on "view details" underneath the storyboard you wish to print, then click the orange button "view all options" and select "print". You can choose to print one cell per page or multiple cells per page, and even print your storyboard with lines if needed.

Can I print greeting cards using Storyboard That?

Yes, you can! First, create a three-cell storyboard (front of the card, left inside page, and back of the card) and save it. Then, click "Make a Folding Card" and select the occasion. Choose the pre-written message and artwork, print the pop-up image, and fold it.

What download options are available on Storyboard That?

You can download your storyboard as an image pack, a high-res image, a social media image, or a PDF. Additionally, you can download it directly to a PowerPoint Presentation or as a GIF.

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