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Qt 5 Projects by Marco Piccolino

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Arranging 3D elements in a composition

I'm pretty confident that, by looking at a comic page, you are able to tell whether it is easy to read and understand or not, and I don't mean just the text, but also the images. Among other things (including the way the sequence of individual panels is laid out), it is composition that makes a single panel easily readable.

Composition is the art and science of placing elements into a scene (characters, props, scenery, speech bubbles, and so on) so that their storytelling effect is maximized. It requires thinking about empty spaces and blocked-out areas, lighting, contrast, size, balance, color value, and much more.

Just like panel placement (and interaction with it), it is an essential part of the thumbnailing ...

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