Drawing & Composition for Visual Storytelling

When planning your shots, remember the fundamentals of composition:

  • Basic Shapes
  • Framing
  • Overlapping Forms
  • Clear Staging
  • Negative / Positive Space
  • Avoid the Center
  • Opposing Forces
  • Staging in Groups
  • Hierarchy / Visual Balance
  • Form Over Detail

There is much you can learn from studying the many styles of composition practiced by master comicbook/comic strip artists and illustrators…

The Main Principles

The purpose of all composition in comics, storyboarding, graphic design, illustration, or filmmaking is to achieve clarity in the visual layout and presentation of the static or moving image.

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