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In this project-centered course*, you will create a content-rich infographic on a topic of your choice using Adobe Illustrator (which you can download for a free, 30-day trial). You might choose to create a visual representation of data from the world of sports, entertainment, politics, or science, to explain a business trend or environmental issue, or even to present a theme or development from your personal life. Your finished infographic will engage your target audience and convey information clearly through effective use of design elements such as typography, color, and structure. Whether you’re a graphic designer, a writer or the intern in the department, you’ll learn: • what an infographic is and what makes a good one • how to work within your limits • how to work with a team (if you have one) • why infographics are effective • techniques for spotting data in stories • six valuable steps for planning an effective infographic • how to use and make some of the building blocks of infographics: maps, charts and flow charts • ways data can be visualized to clarify it and give it meaning • how to effectively design a good infographic by effectively using elements like type, color and an underlying grid structure • some free or cheap, online tools for making various kinds of infographics As you work on your project, you’ll learn more about why infographics are effective, what makes a good infographic, and how to plan and design an infographic for maximum impact. You’ll explore various approaches to data visualization, and you’ll practice creating visualizations like maps, charts, flow charts, and simple drawings in your free version of Adobe Illustrator. Please note that if you are new to learning graphics software, making these graphics could take much longer than estimated as you learn and grow. What you’ll need to get started: This project-based course is aimed at anyone interested in understanding, designing, and using infographics - from students and hobbyists to professional graphic designers. We’ll use Adobe Illustrator for some components of the project. If you don’t have access to the full version of Illustrator,you can download a free version at If the free 30-day trial runs out, you can "purchase" it for a month for about $20. *About Project-Centered Courses: Project centered courses are designed specifically to help you complete a personally meaningful real-world project, with your instructor and a community of like-minded learners providing guidance and suggestions along the way. By actively applying new concepts as you learn, you’ll master the course content more efficiently; you’ll also get a head start on using the skills you gain to make positive changes in your life and career. When you complete the course, you’ll have a finished project that you’ll be proud to use and share. When you enroll in certain courses, you’ll be asked to pay a small fee to share your work with others for peer review....

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24 oct. 2017

Really good! Karl Gude is great and knows how to explain in a clear way. Very useful course if you want to practice your Adobe Illustrator skills, and end up with projects to add on your portfolio.


7 déc. 2021

This is the most interesting course i have indulged myself in. Thanks to Karl Gude for creating such an amazing course. It changed my perspective about a picture, poster and infographic. Kudos.

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par Ulrich W

2 déc. 2016

A nice and comprehensive course that provided me with a structure and process how to develop infographics in future. I fould it very useful.

par Priscilla T

10 mai 2016

learned more than I did in other design type classes - clear information, clear assignments to lock in the lesson. Not a lot of filler fluff.

par Vaibhav G

21 janv. 2019

This was a very good course and the trainer Mr. Karl Gude was excellent in his trainings. Thoroughly enjoyed taking this course. Thank you.

par Ivelina M

17 mars 2016

Very nice videos, understandable language and a great teacher! If you want to get more knowledge about design, it is a great course!

par lam a

25 juil. 2022

I would like to thank my good teacher for teaching the material so thoroughly and accurately.  This class was very useful for me .

par Mya K K

25 mai 2022

I have learned the new software skills and do's and don'ts in creating the infographic, Thanks Professor for sharing his knowledge.

par Linda v W

16 mai 2021

It was a very informational ánd practical course. I really enjoyed it and I actually felt a little sad when I finished the course.


31 juil. 2020

This is one of the best courses I have enrolled in. It has the perfect balance of theory and practice and the instructor is great

par Marina M

21 janv. 2022

As someone without a background in graphic design, I found this course extremely helpful and easy to follow. Thank you so much!

par Terri C

13 avr. 2017

The real deal - how to find, analyze and create amazing infographics. Even a huge resource on WHERE to sell your infographics.

par fredaigue

14 sept. 2017

The course is really well done except two video that you need to go to the forum to get the right address. I highly recommend.

par Emily H

25 mars 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. Karl Gude is a great instructor with clear and to the point lessons. Definitely recommend.

par Zonia Z

31 oct. 2020

this was a great, detailed class. the professor explains everything with a attention to detail. I really enjoyed the class.

par anitha

27 févr. 2020

It was a very information course which was in the correct pace even for a non design person. it was a good learning course

par Julie L

14 juin 2018

The teacher is funny and it's great to follow his videos! Tutorials are very focused and helpful! I learned a lot! Thanks!

par Benelyn B

11 nov. 2020

Very comprehensive and beginner friendly. Learned a lot and will definitely use this to improve my skills with my field.

par Jeannifer R

28 oct. 2020

This course is really useful and fun as well. I have a great time, studying the lecture and doing the assignment too

par Ananya G S 1

25 sept. 2020

Good course with relevant insights in developing necessary skills and practices, with relevant hands-on assignments

par lavanya r

26 sept. 2020

Top notch. The modules are very precise, and easy to learn. Kept me engaged throughout. Thank you Prof. Karl Gude.

par Liubov Y

22 mai 2016

Karl is amazing. The way he talks about the design and infographics is super energizing and motivating. Thank you!

par Kimber F

23 mai 2020

Great course! Learned a lot! Sharpened some skills and learned new ones. I liked the instructor--great job!

par Amiena M

15 févr. 2018

I love take this course, and it was so helpful to start this kind of design.

Thanks a lot and best wishes

par R

15 janv. 2017

This course is absolutely incredible! Very clear, direct, detailed and useful information! Thanks Karl!

par Therese M R

2 janv. 2021

I learned and appreciate more the use of adobe illustrator and other apps that has vector capacities.

par Luiza E C d S

1 sept. 2020

Very complete course! It gives the fundamentals to create infographics in a very well explained way.