ART 213 - 01 

Creating Information Graphics

    

ASSIGNMENT 1 - TIMELINE 

In many situations, it's best to sort events based on when they occurred and to present them in order from oldest to most recent. This is known as chronological order. This exercise will let you be familiar with organizing information in sequence using a timeline.

● Research and find a subject for this assignment. Examples of Chronological order can be 
● History: Recounting events in the order they occurred 
● Instructional Guides: Leading you through a process step by step 
● Planning a Project: Working with a timeline one day at a time 
● Gather visual ideas and create a Mood Board. 
● Generate 3 different idea sketches of timeline infographics. Scan your sketches. 
● Create a Design Process document with a Design Brief document and include all your researches, mood board, and sketches. 
● Include a color and typography concept to finalizing the design concept.
● Design infographics(30X24) and Finalize Design Process Document(Letter-size) by including the final design. 
● Submit infographics and Design Brief(2 separate pdf files)

    

ASSIGNMENT 2 - RELATIONSHIP CHART 

Character relationships are central to a story. Find your novel, film, animation or graphic novel and analyze characters and their relationship in the story. Make an infographic that introduces your choice of a story using a network graph system with nodes and links. Also, the characters should be illustrated in your own style.   
● Analyze the characters and their relationship in your choice of story. 
● Gather visual ideas and create a Mood Board. 
● Generate 3 different idea sketches of infographics. Scan your sketches.
● Create a Design Process document and include all your researches, mood board, and sketches.
● Include a color and typography concept to finalizing the design concept.
● Develop illustrations. 
● Design infographics(30X24) and update the Design Process(Letter Size) by including the final design.
● Submit infographics and Design Process(2 separate PDF files)

    

ASSIGNMENT 3 - MAPPING INFORMATION

Whether it’s a town map or a country map, create a map for travelers with a specific theme. You must include the title of a map, legend(if needed), and a minimum of 10 specific locations with
their icons.
● Define the scope of area and theme for your map.  Create a design brief based on the lecture.
● Research the site and gather meaningful information for this project.
● Gather visual ideas and create a Mood Board.  Generate 3 different idea sketches of infographics.  Scan your sketches.
● Create a Design Process document and include all your research, mood board, and sketches, and design brief. 
● Include a color and typography concept to finalizing the design concept. 
● Design infographics(30X24).
● Finalize Design Process Document(Letter size) by including the final design. 
● Submit infographics and Design Process(2 separate pdf files)

    

PROJECT 1 - DATA TO INFOGRAPHICS
You will choose one article from Nature magazine. Visit  https://www.nature.com/nature/research  or visit the library.
Choose an article with quantitative data. ( Consider the importance of data in the current environment, social, political context. Visualize your tabled data into infographic charts and execute infographics including title, supplementary text, and the source of data.)