Tips for guiding a reader through comic art

Comic art: how to make dynamic layouts easy to follow

There are many things to consider when learning how to draw a comic strip: forging a story, developing your characters and pencil drawings, for example. But one of the most important considerations is page layouts – these has a lot of influence over how a reader follows a story, so making them seem natural and easy to follow is vital.

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Tom Foster is a professional comic book artist, best known for his work on 2000 AD and the Judge Dredd magazine. Outside of work, he likes to do stand-up comedy gigs.