- Depth perception
- Perception
- Irony
- Design
- Efficiency
- Placement
- Word balloons
- Onomatopoeia
- Icons
- Shapes
- Size
- Transitions
- Space
- Frame
- Panels
- Closure
- Color
- Isolated frames vs continuous relationships of frames
- Proportion
- (Ir)regularities
- Clues
- Balance
- Story in motion
- Fiction vs nonfiction
- Subtractive
- Additive
- Quotes
- Imagination
- Transitions: non-sequitur, aspect-to-aspect, scene-to-scene, subject-to-subject, action-to-action, moment-to-moment
- Relation
- Vision
- Narration
- Rhythm
- Change
- Time
- Distances
- Tension

Purpose: creates emotion
- creates emotion
- sharp images
- rounded/curved = conflict

Function:
- depth perception: using size, shape
- scene implies time
- some shapes are dynamic because they imply motion or tension and stability