If you want to learn about good composition and framing, you can NOT go wrong with any Akira Kurosawa movie. This article: Kagemusha Composition And Framing delves nicely into how amazing Kurosawa was at framing a shot. If you’re a … Continue reading
General compositional rules are not to break the 180* rule. It creates confusion in the “scene” and becomes a storytelling clusterfuck. Sometimes, though, it’s required in order to express emotions SUCH as confusion, and struggle, like in this amazingly well … Continue reading
He has a blog. He posted on his blog, this wonderful blog: http://www.wesdraws.com/blog/graphic-novel-process-drawing-efficiency/ Some of the ways I adapted to deal with efficiency, was to also drop from 11×17 boards to 9×12 boards. I didn’t create a spiffy page template, … Continue reading
Even though it hasn’t updated in a year, this is a great site. I wish they updated, though. http://20cartoonquestions.blogspot.com/
Now that I’ve seen the first strip, it looks familiar. Like I saw it as a kid, but I didn’t read comics as a kid. It required reading, and cartoons didn’t. But, cool anyways.
The main guys. Bill Watterson. Will Eisner. Mike Mignola. Frank Miller.
If this video of Mattias Adolfsson doesn’t inspire you to draw, or kill yourself from inadequacy, then you didn’t pay attention. Watch it again. Pay attention. Good Crom, I wish my sketchbook looked half as gorgeous. It usually looks like … Continue reading