Letters About Sequential Art

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101 / One Thing At A Time

Some thoughts on productivity and visual storytelling.


096 / You Don't Have To Start At The Beginning

Spending time with Hayao Miyazaki has kickstarted my comics storytelling!


094 / How I Made a Comic Short Story

A step-by-step breakdown of making my four-page comic Negroni With A Twist - with lots of pictures!


085 / Storytelling Panel By Panel

The third and final guest letter, with some useful advice on plotting out the panels of a comic.


070 / Asterios Polyp

I break down the visual storytelling in this radical and fascinating graphic novel.


068 / Perfecting The Theory

I’ve lost too much time trying to study the craft instead of just getting my hands dirty and making mistakes.


055 / Sequential Art

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.


047 / More Thoughts On Words And Pictures

From Tilly Walden to William Blake - some inspirational notes on telling stories with words and pictures.


037 / Warm Sounds

Another musical interlude! I’ve made a playlist for you of strange and wonderful songs, which you can listen to while you work.


036 / Things I Know About Visual Storytelling

Sixteen tips to help you improve your filmmaking and comics art.


025 / The Threshold Of Awareness

This diagram helps me tell visual stories that make the audience both think and feel. Here’s how to use it.


021 / My Storyboarding Process

A step-by-step look at my previsualisation process for making a video for The New York Times.


013 / Three Thoughts on Visual Storytelling

On Spiderman Into The Spider-Verse, the nature of juxtaposition and writing screenplay dialogue.


003 / Movies Made In Slow Motion

How graphic novels and films are sister mediums, speaking the same language.