Tag Archives: Layouts


Layout Workbook 7

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


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


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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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