Author Archives: Frank Santoro

valiant2b

Layout Workbook 9

This week we’re going to look at Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant. Continue reading

 
pentagon

Layout Workbook 8

This week we’re going to look at the proportions of the Mome comics anthology. Continue reading

 
giotto-frescoes

Layout Workbook 7

This week we’re going to look at the frescoes of Giotto and riff on simultaneity. Continue reading

 
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Layout Workbook 6

This week we’re going to look at how ye olde masters like Nicolas Poussin composed his figurative works with geometry. Continue reading

 
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Layout Workbook 5

This week we are going to diagram a double page spread. Continue reading

 
Give me a gun...

Layout Workbook 4

This week we’re going to do some detective work and breakdown a Tintin page.

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Surfer1

Layout Workbook 3

This week we’re going to look at how margins can determine timing and sequencing in North American comic books. Continue reading

 
Static vs. Dynamic

Layout Workbook 2

This week we’re going to look at how the 6 x 9-inch printed live area situates itself on the North American comic book page and spread. Continue reading