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CreativeLive

Infographic Elements from Scratch in Illustrator

via CreativeLive

Overview

Infographics are an effective way to provide a visual representation of information. In this beginner-friendly class, Jason Hoppe will take you through image-making techniques in Illustrator to use when building Infographics.  You'll learn about:
  • Common icons used in infographics and how to create them 
  • Creating patterns and effects 
  • Using the shape builder tool 
You’ll then use the elements you created in a simple info graphic that is flexible enough to use in multiple ways. This class comes with an Illustrator file containing all the graphics created in the class. A great bonus that you can customize and use in your projects, in addition to what you create on your own. Get started today!


Software Used: Adobe Illustrator CC 2015

Syllabus

  • Class Introduction
  • Basic Shapes Overview
  • Start Creating Basic Shapes
  • Edit Basic Shapes
  • How to Use Corner Widgets
  • Get Creative with Shapes
  • Add Lines to Shapes
  • Shapes with Offset Path
  • Create Custom Lines
  • Add Curves Into Shapes
  • Curvature Tool
  • Width Shape Tool
  • How to Create a Dotted Line
  • How to Segment a Circle
  • Create Basic Shapes Using Pathfinder Panel
  • Advanced Techniques in Pathfinder Panel
  • How to Create a Slip Shadow
  • Tips & Tricks for Chart Tools
  • Combine Shapes Together
  • Create Perspective in Shapes
  • Combine Multiple Elements into One Graphic
  • Create with Reflect & Shear Tool
  • Create Implied Shading
  • How to Make Graphics 3D
  • Q & A

Taught by

Jason Hoppe

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