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Visual Narrative for Comic Books: Illustrate Your Own Universe

Layout

A course by Sam Hart , Comic Book and Storyboard Artist

Comic Book and Storyboard Artist . São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined November 2019

Learn to create your own fictional world through visual storytelling

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  • 4644 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

About the video: Layout

Overview

“I will explain how the first drawings of the page are always very loose sketches, exploring options, changing panel and character sizes until you can happily settle on a functional layout. It is often, paradoxically, the fastest and also most exhaustive process in graphic storytelling. ”

In this video lesson Sam Hart addresses the topic: Layout, which is part of the Domestika online course: Visual Narrative for Comic Books: Illustrate Your Own Universe. Learn to create your own fictional world through visual storytelling.

Partial transcription of the video

“Layout Layouts are the first point at which we will translate into visual graphics the story that we have in our script. I like to use a sketchbook as it's handy, you can take it anywhere, but you can use any kind of paper, small or big. But the important thing about layouts is that they're not the finished artwork, they're just very small, often we call them thumbnails, and you can use any materials, you can even use pen or brush. I like to use pencil as we can erase often. So, I have my character, and I also have my antagonist. My main character is an artist, so I've done him with a nerdy...”

This transcript is automatically generated, so it may contain mistakes.

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Course summary for: Visual Narrative for Comic Books: Illustrate Your Own Universe

  • Level: Beginner
  • 98% positive reviews (157)
  • 4644 students
  • 4 units
  • 13 lessons (1h 59m)
  • 8 downloads
  • Category

    Illustration
  • Software

    Adobe Photoshop
  • Areas

    Comic, Narrative, Storyboard, Traditional illustration

Sam Hart

A course by Sam Hart

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Comic Book and Storyboard Artist

Sam Hart is an Anglo-Brazilian comic book artist based in São Paulo. He fell in love with comic books at a young age and has been reading, drawing, and writing them ever since. He has drawn stories featuring characters such as Robin Hood and The Power Rangers and had one of the graphics novels he illustrated adapted into a film starring oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron.

Aside from creating comic books of his own, Sam regularly teaches illustration and comic book art and is passionate about helping others create their own realities through visual narratives.


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Visual Narrative for Comic Books: Illustrate Your Own Universe

A course by Sam Hart
Comic Book and Storyboard Artist . São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined November 2019
  • 98% positive reviews (157)
  • 4644 students