Composing Comics: Design Rules For Creating Clearer Pictures

John McNamee, Cartoonist and Comedy Writer

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9 Lessons (18m)
    • 1. Intro

      1:02
    • 2. Assignment

      1:02
    • 3. Page

      1:28
    • 4. Guides

      1:51
    • 5. Panels

      1:33
    • 6. Drawing

      3:56
    • 7. Patterns

      2:36
    • 8. Textplacement

      3:14
    • 9. Conclusion

      1:11

Project Description

Your assignment is one rough layout like the one I have attached. As a pro tip, do your guidelines in a different color to make them easier to differentiate.  While  you don't have to use all of the techniques we discussed in every layout you do, I recommend trying to incorporate as many as you can to help you internalize them. 

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