Panel Size

An artist can elect to use a consistent panel size all the same throughout a project or utilize a variety of sizes to impact pacing and tone. This is the second part of a four-part series discussing a comic page's panel layout. Small

Panel Layout-Introduction

Panel layout is the design concept a comic artist utilizes to convey visual and written information. There is a wide variety how an artist may elect to communicate their ideas. The methods can range from a simple, straightforward panel

My Drawing Concept Process

I thought I would write an entry about my drawing concept process. Here are the step I follow with an example of a recent drawing. 1) Come up with a concept/idea. I typically sketch my drawing with pencil and paper. My best ideas come

Comic Indie Con 2018

I will be at Comic Indie Con 2018 on November 3, 2018, selling art prints and comics at table #11. At 4:30 PM CST, I will deliver the topic, “How to Create a Gag-a-Day comic” on the main stage. Comic Indie Con is a one-day event free to…

How to Create your own Comic Book

I participated in the panel discussion “How to create your own comic book” at Houston's Comicpoolza, a pop-culture convention. I delivered the first section. My friend Jay spoke for the second half discussing scripting and artwork. Here are…

Why and When to Break a Panel Border

I came across an interesting question when I was on Comicfury's webcomic forums. An individual asked for assistance with references or tutorials going over the subject of panel borders. I thought the topic of panels is great material for a…