Category Archives: Design Elements & Principles

Design Elements and Principles: Madison Roby

Choose a single page or 2-spread from Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics” that you’d like to discuss in terms of your new design vocabulary. Explain why you think McCloud’s layout is effective in terms of at least three of the elements … Continue reading

Posted in 201 Blog, Design Elements & Principles | Leave a comment

Design Elements and Principles: Dawson Bolen

I found page 40 of Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics very interesting and effective in terms of John Lovett’s design principles. John Lovett describes Value as the lightness or darkness of a caller. Value can also be described as tone. Page … Continue reading

Posted in Design Elements & Principles | Leave a comment

Design Elements and Principles: Joseph Gardner

This is a page taken from Scott McCloud’s Understanding Comics. It is on page 114. This page talks about Subjective Motion, the idea that observing a moving object can be more immersive for the reader.  I believe that this particular … Continue reading

Posted in 201 Blog, Design Elements & Principles | Leave a comment

Design Elements and Principles : Jon Klaveano

I choose this photo because I thought it really highlighted the Design Overview I went over and read before choosing this photo. I noticed all of the elements that John levett went over his his Design Overview. All things considered … Continue reading

Posted in 201 Blog, Design Elements & Principles, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Design Elements and Principles: Ruby Pitts-Cranston

I chose pages 118 and 119 of Scott McClouds Understanding Comics. These pages show line, shape, and contrast, three of the elements discussed by John Lovett in Design Overview. The entire spread is actually discussing how different types of line … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Design Elements and Principles: Justin Pardini

Pages 106-107 I chose to analyze these pages because I liked the way the layout and different types of drawings were included within it. In order to truly analyze it in terms of design elements, I chose 3 main design … Continue reading

Posted in 201 Blog, Design Elements & Principles, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Design Elements and Principles: Dane Graves

Scott McCloud uses multiple Elements and Principles of design, as described by John Lovett, to make his work stand out on the page. One Element he uses to make his work effective are Lines and Directions. Specifically looking at page … Continue reading

Posted in 201 Blog, Design Elements & Principles, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Design Elements and Principles: Jack Kay

Scott McCloud and John Lovett are similar in Many ways when designing a comic or picture. The two artists can make a 2D visual into a new design that the reader can feel on multiple senses. McCloud’s book, “understanding Comics,” … Continue reading

Posted in 201 Blog, Design Elements & Principles | Leave a comment

Design Elements and Principles: Peter Dowell

The page that I am going to review is page 31 of Scott McCloud’s book Understanding Comics. The first principle that stood out to me when I was reviewing the page was the repetition that Scott McCloud uses to reference … Continue reading

Posted in 201 Blog, Design Elements & Principles | Leave a comment

Design Elements and Principles: Arron Borja

I chose the 188th page in Scott McCloud’s “Understanding Comics” because of the intense use of color in the “window” on the very top of the page. I believe that McCloud’s layout is effective in using shape, direction, and texture. … Continue reading

Posted in 201 Blog, Design Elements & Principles | Leave a comment