Author Archives: Frank Santoro

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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

 
Frank Santoro's Layout Workshop

Layout Workbook

We’ll be looking at paper sizes available for making comics on American photocopier machines. So bust out your ruler, triangle, and compass. Continue reading