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Layout and paneling comics
 

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    Layout and paneling comics Layout and paneling comics Presentation Transcript

    • Comic Book Layout-Developing your final characters and layout.
    • Refine Your Storyboard or Cover Design 1 - Select the concept. The concept will determine the seriousness or playfulness of the comic book panel.
    • For example, a gripping plot element such as aticking bomb can be shown in a panel brokendown into three segments. Each segment canfocus tighter and tighter on the clock.
    • 2. Finalize Story and Characters: -Use pencil first.• In your sketchbook draw one final drawing of each character in your story.• Then add color• Remember the character(s) must overcome an obstacle.
    • 3 - Draw the panel borders first.The panel borders willestablish the boundariesof the story.Some panels mightconsist of only one frame.Other panels may bemade up of threesegmented framesshaped as squares.Still others might berectangular.
    • Vertical – Portrait layout
    • Panel Border Options
    • Maybe…Think outside the box?
    • Remember Spacing & How to Follow/Read Your Comic!What’s the one item missing in both?Hint: What is the name of either comic?
    • How would you “read” this? Left to right? Top to bottom?Why is the spacing between boxes different?
    • How did they use gutterspacing for reading direction?
    • Develop your own layout. Look at examples!
    • So, to review…Due Next Class1. Finalize storyboardtoday.2. Sketch final charactersin sketchbook. Add color!-Just characters!3. Sketch panel layoutdesign on page insketchbook. 5 panelminimum or cover.4. On Wednesday, Startdraft on Final paper.- You will sketch in pencilthen trace onto tracingpaper.