Aljubarrota Battle

Armies position

Jul 29, 2017

Bird view — Portuguese battle formation facing the Castilian vanguard at Aljubarrota Battle.

Portuguese troops first position

Jul 7, 2016

Portuguese troops first position during Aljubarrota battle. Storyboard for floor projection screen for the multimedia exhibit at the Aljubarrota Battle Interpretation Center. That screen shows mostly maps and textures while...

One of the first roughs

Jul 6, 2016

One of the first roughts for Aljubarrota Royal Battle Storyboards.

French and Castilian knights

Jul 25, 2015

French and Castilian knights vanguard at Aljubarrota.

Texture map

Nov 27, 2014

Ground screen / mood board map for Aljubarrota Royal Battle

Nuno Álvares Pereira

Oct 24, 2014

Nuno Álvares Pereira leading troops towards Aljubarrota Battle.

aljubarrota battle his outnumbered troops needed

Feb 13, 2014

Aljubarrota battle — his outnumbered troops needed at the front, John I of Portugal ordered to kill all knight prisoners on the spot and went on to fight the approaching...

Storyboards cronistas

Feb 12, 2014

Cronistas — Storyboards for audio guide. Don Juan Castela and his troops fleeing after being defeated at Aljubarrota.

Primeira Posição

Dec 17, 2013

Rough drawing of the first position of Portuguese army at Aljubarrota battle.. Primeira Posição do Exército Português, Bathalha de Aljubarrota.

first position of portuguese army at aljubarrota

Dec 15, 2013

First position of Portuguese army at Aljubarrota battle.

portuguese 1st position at aljubarrota battle with

Dec 7, 2013

Portuguese 1st position at Aljubarrota battle with Castilian army vanguard column in sight — rough.

Storyboard extracted from an experiment to project

Nov 14, 2013

Storyboard extracted from an experiment to project film on a virtual screen. - scenography - virtual screen - dé à sept faces - Fernão Lopez

Rejected frame

Nov 13, 2013

Rejected frame from Aljubarrota Battle.

Three rejected frames

Nov 12, 2013

Three rejected frames from the Aljubarrota Battle Storyboards.

Preparatory sketches

Nov 11, 2013

Super rough preparatory Sketches. The final Illustrations for this animatic can be seen here.

Aljubarrota Royal Battle Storyboard

Nov 6, 2013

Aljubarrota Royal Battle Storyboards

The battlefield, aftermath

Nov 5, 2013

The battlefield, aftermath.

Aljubarrota battlefield

Nov 4, 2013

From the battlefield of Aljubarrota, visited years after it took place by the narrator, Fernão Lopes, royal chronicler, and his page, to the deathbed of Ferdinand I of Portugal in...

1383, Fernando I de portugal dies

Nov 3, 2013

1383, Fernando I de Portugal dies, and for the following years civil war will divide Portugal.

Astrological Wheel

Nov 2, 2013

Astrological wheel and court intrigue.

Siege of lisbon

Oct 29, 2013

Siege of Lisbon.

Longbow men contingent

Oct 28, 2013

On Easter day, a contingent of about 600 longbow men, veterans of the Hundred Years’ War battles, and well schooled in efficient English military tactics, arrived to help Portugal in...

ellipsis transition sequence from the

Oct 27, 2013

Ellipsis: transition sequence from the enthronement of John I of Portugal in Coimbra to the battlefield of Aljubarrota.

before the battle of aljubarrota in this version

Oct 26, 2013

Before the battle of Aljubarrota — in this version drawn for the CIBA, narrated by chronicler Fernão Lopes.

As Castilian troops...

Oct 25, 2013

As Castilian troops started circling the hill, Portuguese decided to change their defensive position before the battle at Aljubarrota. They also built ditches, pitches and caltrops in preparation of the...

Castilian vanguard

Oct 24, 2013

Castilian vanguard with their allied heavy armoured French knights charge at Aljubarrota. As at Crécy, the defending archers and crossbowmen, along with the ditches and pits, were very effective in...

Aljubarrota Battle aftermath

Oct 23, 2013

Aljubarrota Battle aftermath. The loop is complete.

the end

Oct 22, 2013

In the next coming days, I’ll republish the first Storyboards drawn for he Aljubarrota Battle Interpretation Centre (CIBA) in Portugal, starting in reverse order, from the last 10 frames, so...

Discarded frames

Oct 13, 2013

Discarded frames from the Aljubarrota Royal Battle Storyboards.

Before the battle

Sep 25, 2013

Second position at Aljubarrota just before battle, extracted from audio guides animated Illustration series. Project design: Maverick ICS Client: Battle of Aljubarrota Interpretation Centre (CIBA), Portugal.

Concept design for an installation

Aug 19, 2013

Concept design for an installation for the Battle of Aljubarrota Interpretation Centre, Portugal.


Aug 14, 2013

Eclipse images Taken from the Aljubarrota Battle Storyboards.

Fernão Lopez character study

Jun 30, 2013

Fernão Lopez, character study for the battle of Aljubarrota reconstitution film.

Aljubarrota Battle Storyboards

Jun 25, 2013

More about this project.

Old school

Jun 13, 2013

Storyboards on paper, old-school.

Fernão Lopes

Jun 4, 2013

Fernão Lopes, the narrator, and his page, visiting the Aljubarrota field years after the battle.

extracts from animatic Storyboards series done for

Apr 29, 2013

Extracts from animatic Storyboards series done for Aljubarrota Battle Interpretation Centre audio-guides.

Fourteenth century French knight

Apr 26, 2013

Fourteenth century French knight, costume study.


Apr 21, 2013

Throne concept design set drawn for the first version of the Aljubarrota Battle Storyboards. An abstract throne chamber as an allegory for the empty throne of Portugal during the 1383–1385...

Frames from animatic storyboard series

Apr 19, 2013

Frames extracted from animatic Storyboards series done for Aljubarrota Battle Interpretation Centre audio-guides.

animatic for interactive audio guides

Apr 6, 2013

Animatic for interactive audio-guides for the Aljubarrota Battle Interpretation Centre. More Illustrations and info from this projects can be found in this Film Storyboards post

animatic for the aljubarrota battle interpretation

Mar 26, 2013

Animatic for the Aljubarrota Battle Interpretation Centre (CIBA) in Portugal.

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