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Infographics 1 Day | 7 hours | $499 PLUS TAX

This course gives you the skills to turn raw data into striking visual stories. We’ll show you how to find the story in the data, and how to convert the data into graphics. You will explore different infographic formats and practice developing the content from start to finish. You’ll also explore typography, and choose typefaces that look great while helping you organize the presentation of your data. Prerequisite: Adobe Illustrator 101 or equivalent experience. 

Introduction

  • » round table
  • » what is an infographic?
  • » sample inforgraphics
  • » the good, the bad, the ugly
  • » infographic as marketing tool

Getting started

  • » researching topics
  • » finding the best data
  • » looking at data from various angles
  • » finding the kernel of a story

What type of infographic?

  • » common infographic styles
  • » choosing the appropriate type
  • » converting the data to graphics

Telling the story

  • » structuring the narrative
  • » the core message
  • » attention grabbing headlines

The design stage

  • » your audience
  • » brainstorming
  • » visualizing the data
  • » creating a mood board if necessary
  • » sketching ideas on paper
  • » selecting appropriate colours
  • » choosing the typeface(s)

The tools

  • » using Illustrator
  • » advanced Illustrator concepts
  • » using Photoshop

Saving and exporting

  • » what format?
  • » posting online
  • » should it be responsive?
  • Online:
  • Jun 20
  • Aug 22
  • Sep 23
  • Oct 14
  • Nov 18