Letters About Sequential Art
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A step-by-step guide to the many choices a filmmaker or comics artist makes in telling a story.
Sticks, Twitches, Gifts and Touchstones — let me show you how these simple devices can make your stories rich with meaning.
Let me tell you about The Golden Action — visual storytelling at its most creative and potent.
Spending time with Hayao Miyazaki has kickstarted my comics storytelling!
A step-by-step breakdown of making my four-page comic Negroni With A Twist - with lots of pictures!
The third and final guest letter, with some useful advice on plotting out the panels of a comic.
I break down the visual storytelling in this radical and fascinating graphic novel.
I’ve lost too much time trying to study the craft instead of just getting my hands dirty and making mistakes.
A look inside Berlin - one of the best graphic novels I’ve ever read and my thoughts on what filmmakers can learn from comics artists.
From Tilly Walden to William Blake - some inspirational notes on telling stories with words and pictures.
Another musical interlude! I’ve made a playlist for you of strange and wonderful songs, which you can listen to while you work.
Sixteen tips to help you improve your filmmaking and comics art.
This diagram helps me tell visual stories that make the audience both think and feel. Here’s how to use it.
A step-by-step look at my previsualisation process for making a video for The New York Times.
On Spiderman Into The Spider-Verse, the nature of juxtaposition and writing screenplay dialogue.
How graphic novels and films are sister mediums, speaking the same language.