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Infographics : Design with Illustrator

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One Day Course

Classroom Based


Infographics are a powerful marketing and visualisation tool allowing data to be presented with clarity and impact.

This one-day course is aimed at those who wish to create and adapt vector-based infographics using Adobe Illustrator. The course will teach you to create icons, edit ready-made graphics, create charts and graphs and combine text and graphic elements.

What experience is required to attend the Infographics : Design with Illustrator?
No previous Adobe Illustrator CC experience to attend this course. If you have used Illustrator before please call us on 020 7407 8880 to discuss your options with a training advisor.

Looking to create graphics and drawings in Adobe Illustrator?
If you want to incorporate graphics and drawings in your infographics, we recommend attending our two-day Introduction to Illustrator course as this will provide a more in-depth understanding of Illustrators drawing and design functions.

What if I want to learn the theory behind an infographic?
We also run a one-day Infographics Introduction course which teaches you how to find the story in your data and to decide on the Infographics content, message, design and format.

What are the five things you will you get out of this course?

• Create compelling infographics that combine text and graphic content
• Incorporate brand-guideline colours and typography into infographic designs
• Produce accurate graphs using data from spreadsheets and text files
• Apply custom designs and markers to graph columns and lines
• Export finished infographics suitable for print and digital output

Public Course Dates & Pricing

Public Courses

Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

Private Courses

One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Explore different types of infographics, their structure and their purpose.
    • Decide which visual tools to use
    • Know the appropriate file formats for print and online use

    Getting to grips with Illustrator Essentials
    • Get familiar with the Illustrator interface
    • Draw and resize basic shapes and lines
    • Set up a colour scheme and use on-brand colours
    • Create and duplicate simple icons

    Building an infographic
    • Organise your infographic using Layers
    • Create textured backgrounds with gradients and patterns
    • Work effectively with Point and Area text
    • Access existing Illustrator resources to create custom vector graphics and icons
    • Use special effects on graphic elements for added visual impact
  • Creating graphs and charts
    • Use and format spreadsheet data correctly
    • Create and edit bar charts, pie charts and line graphs
    • Apply custom designs to columns and markers

    Using and reusing content
    • Create a library of reusable styles and icons
    • Save and export infographics for use in print and digital workflows

    Assisted practice and development
    • Questions and answers related to your work requirements
    • One-to-one time with your trainer
    • Consolidate and practice new-found skills
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Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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