"Surprised Patrick" Steve Hillenburg's original rough storyboard art

I have about a billion old files in my stack of hard drives, but every once in a while I find a gem that makes all that hoarding worthwhile. Here's Steve Hillenburg's original rough storyboard sketch for the "Surprised Patrick" scene in the first SpongeBob Movie:

...followed by a screengrab from the final movie.
Good times.


Sarahfbk said...

Loved this scene, my brothers and I thought it was the funniest thing <3 Thanks for digging it up!

dezIsNosredna said...

Did Hillenburg himself draw it?

Sherm said...

Yup, he drew the top rough...he drew a lot of gags, poses and expressions on many various storyboards ✏️