creativeLIVE – Building Infographics in Illustrator
Infographics are a powerful way to tell stories and simplify complex information and Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard software for creating the infographics that stand out from the crowd. Join Jason Hoppe and CreativeLive for an introduction to creating powerful compelling infographics.
This course will give you the skills you need to use Illustrator like a pro – no art skills required. Youll create icons using Illustrators basic shapes fills strokes and textures. Youll learn how to build a wireframe for your layout and how to develop that wireframe into a finished infographic. Youll explore the process of building editing and transforming icons and graphics from start to finish. Be experimenting with Adobe Kuler youll learn which colors set the right mood and tone for your infographic. Youll also explore typography and learn how to choose easy-to-read fonts and typefaces that make a statement and tie ideas together.
By the end of this course youll know everything there is to know about using Illustrator to create infographics that engage others share information and tell stories.