INFOGRAPHIC – Information Design (Illustrator / Photoshop)
Use Graphics to explain yourself. Infographics are meant to make information easy to understand, and to promote.
This infographics will be all about YOU!
-Write a short paragraph about you. Answer the questions below:
1. What subjects are you taking this year? Create a list of your favorites.
2. How much time do you spend on social media? Create a list of your favorite social networking media. (i.e. Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter)
3. What’s your favourite season (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring)?
4. How many hours do you spend studying for your classes per week/day
-Do 3 rough layout sketches of your own infographic (See examples of various infographics)
Get your paragraph and 3 rough sketches approved: Teacher initial_____
Refer to the examples and think about the contents for your infographic
-Make diagrams, graphs, or other visuals representing you
Create graphs in Adobe Illustrator – There is a guide to help you
-You have to use the following visual elements: a banner, a pie chart, a 3D chart, a donut chart, a column graph with different column designs, and a live trace photo of yourself (or an avatar if you do the top 10)
[THIS INFOGRAPHIC IS ABOUT YOU, NOT SOMEONE ELSE!]
‘Export’ or ‘Save As’ your Infographic as a JPG file and submit along with your Illustrator file, so I can see the finished project as well as how you made it.
KEY CRITERIA: Banner, 4 types of charts, own design for columns, Background
Create an Avatar of yourself and use it instead of a photo. You can use a site like Avachara.com