visual narrative, thomas ott, scott mc cloud & understanding comics . . .

we can learn a lot about visual narrative from people like thomas ott &/or scott mc cloud, where the images speak clearer, if not louder that the words, or the words are just nonexistent, unnecessary . . .

born in berne, switzerland (in 1966) ott studied at the kunstgewerbeschule in zurich and began working in the independent comics scene in the second half of the 1980s; here’s a pdf excerpt from a recent publication, rest in peace:
thomas ott and an excerpt from r.i.p.

thomas ott: drawing for du magazine no. 739 entitled,
“executions,” 2003 . . .

scott mc cloud & understanding comics

also there’s this ted talk with scott mc cloud:

scott mc cloud: understanding comics | the invisible art |

posted 6 December 2008

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