Weekly Readings:

1. Making Comics: Writing with Pictures pt 1 p. 8-25 - PDF of first reading if your book hasn't arrived

2. Making Comics: Writing with Pictures pt 2 p. 26-53

3. Framed Ink; Working the Flat Surface/A Quick Word on Lenses p. 24-30

4. Visual Story: Contrast, Affinity & Visual Space - Download Reading Guide

5. Research Two Articles

6. Framed Ink - Composing Shots with a Purpose; Visual Message within a Still; p. 33-59

7. Framed Ink - Composing Shots with a Purpose; Working With Motion p. 60-72

8. Mark Kennedy: A quick Primer in Values - Reading Guide Here

9. The Heroes Journey: Step by Step - Download Reading Guide

10. Pixar's 22 Rules of Storytelling. - Reading Guide Here

11. Making Comics - Stories for Humans - Character Design p. 58-79

12. Why and How to Incorporate Custom Sound Design - Reading Guide Here


Videos to Watch:

The Pitch - Toy Story - Joe Ranft Storyboard Pitch

5 Storyboarding tips from John Nevarez

Beginnings - Setting a Story in Motion

Chuck Jones - The Evolution of an Artist

Akira Kurosawa - Composing Movement

The Dolly Zoom: More Than A Cheap Trick

Wolf Children (2012) - The Lateral Tracking Shot

The Spielberg Oner

The Spielberg Oner - Eight Lengthy Examples

Satoshi Kon - Editing Space & Time

Listening to Toy Story - Sound Design