Infographic

Information Design (Illustrator / Photoshop)

Instructions
INTRODUCTION

Use Graphics to explain yourself. Infographics are meant to make information easy to understand, and to promote.
This infographics will be all about YOU!

BASIC REQUIREMENTS
  • Write a short paragraph about you. Answer the questions below:
    • What subjects are you taking this year? Create a list of your favorites.
    • How much time do you spend on social media? Create a list of your favorite social networking media. (i.e. Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter?
    • What’s your favourite season (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring)?
    • 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
  • 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,
    • a live trace photo of yourself (or an avatar)
[THIS INFOGRAPHIC IS ABOUT YOU, NOT SOMEONE ELSE!]
SUBMIT:

‘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
EXTENDING::

Create an Avatar of yourself and use it instead of a photo. You can use a site like cartoonify

Banners and Charts Video

Gallery of Samples