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How to Make an Awesome Infographic

There are tutorials that show step by step how to make an infographic. Just like with many skills like drawing, showing someone the detailed steps of putting an infographic together is not the same as actually teaching them the decision making process that leads to awesome infographics. Awesome¬†infographics are a […]

print prepress checklist for infographics

Prepress Checklist for Infographics

After an infographic has been ¬†approved,the next step is to make sure the colors, image resolution and size are correct for the format the work will be published in. I like to export my infographics as pdfs to catch any weird transparency or color behavior. Just be careful to safe […]

better infographic designs with conceptual thinking

Better Infographic Designs with Conceptual Thinking

Conceptual Thinking gives us a setting for the story we are telling with our infographic. We see this frequently in the opening and closing credits for films. Monsters, Inc used upbeat, jazzy music with vibrant sketchy monsters and doors. It’s a movie about monsters who scare kids to power their […]

quick layout sketch secrets

Quick Layout Sketch Secrets

Recently I created nine different quick thumbnail layout sketches for an infographic tutorial I’m working on for my upcoming ebook Create Awesome Infographics. Being able to quickly generate layout sketches is a great skill to have when working on infographics. It will save you time by giving you something to […]