Infographics Using Illustrator CC

Take Illustrator vector graphics editor software application to the next level and discover what an effective infographic can do.

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Infographics Using Illustrator CC

Take Illustrator vector graphics editor software application to the next level and discover what an effective infographic can do.

What you’ll be able to do — competencies

  • Use the best tools for infographic creation in Illustrator
  • Create Infographics forresumes,business and online purposes 
  • Utilize a map for infographic purposes

Course description

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Discover what an effective infographic can do to convey your ideas. This class is for practitioners comfortable with Illustrator foundations who would like to expand their knowledge. Course topics include planning an effective infographic; building a grid; working with color and type; and creating a map and pie chart to engage your target audience. 

Prerequisites

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  • Familiarity with your computer’s operating system, file and folder management, and Illustrator foundations 

Syllabus

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Session 1 Topics 

  • Understanding infographics
  • What is an infographic?
  • The different types of infographics
  • Benefits of infographics
  • Rules of the infographic
  • Tools that work well for infographics in Illustrator 
  • What tools you should focus on
  • Revisiting foundations for infographic purposes 

 Session 1 Assignments 

  • Finish projects started in class
  • Read Chapter 6

Session 2 Topics 

  • Your new infographic resume  
  • Key benefits
  • What are the risks?
  • Intellectual property issues 
  • Designing your infographic resume 
  • Using an infographic resume using text as a graphic 
  • Picking a font
  • Consider the spacing
  • Clipping mask creating grid layout 
  • Using two methods in Illustrator
  • Consider InDesign

 Session 2 Assignments 

  • Finish projects started in class
  • Read Chapter 4

 Session 3 Topics 

  • Infographics for business 
  • Flowcharts
  • Common business icons 
  • Onlineinfographics
  • Layout choices
  • Different types
  • Infographic maps
  • Infographic charts

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We aren’t currently offering this course, but plan to in the future. In the meantime keep checking for updates, and browse our course catalog for more classes.

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