Visual Storytelling Through Infographics

A course by Catalina Plé , Information designer

Information designer. Seattle, United States.
Joined August 2021

Unleash your creativity with visual storytelling and tell your stories through infographics.

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  • 1669 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Unleash your creativity with visual storytelling and tell your stories through infographics.

A course by Catalina Plé

Unlock the power of visual storytelling with the fundamentals of information design in this online course. Join Catalina Perez, a seasoned information designer known for her ability to transform complex concepts into clear and engaging visuals. In this course, you'll delve into the art of creating compelling infographics that communicate intricate ideas with simplicity.

Catalina will guide you through the entire process, starting with understanding the message, audience, and the importance of fact-checking. Explore the key concepts and learn various techniques to visualize information effectively. Discover different formats and create sketches that lay the foundation for your final infographic. With the help of Adobe Illustrator, you'll bring your ideas to life and produce stunning visual narratives.

Throughout the course, Catalina emphasizes the relationship between analytical processes and aesthetic results. You'll gain insights into communication techniques, delve into graphic design theory, and harness the power of data visualization tools. By the end, you'll be equipped to convey information with coherence and captivate your audience with eye-catching visuals.

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What will you learn in this online course?

11 lessons & 16 downloads

  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 1669 students
  • 11 lessons (1h 22m)
  • 16 additional resources (4 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

You'll have the opportunity to create an infographic that visualizes a topic of your choice. Catalina encourages you to explore a subject that fascinates you, allowing you to showcase your personal interests and creativity. Whether it's the production process of coffee or any other captivating theme, you'll apply the techniques and concepts learned throughout the course to create an impactful and visually stunning infographic.

Who is this online course for?

This course is designed for individuals interested in visual representation and storytelling through infographics. It is ideal for graphic designers, illustrators, journalists, educators, or anyone seeking to enhance their skills in conveying information visually. Whether you're a beginner looking to explore the world of information design or an experienced professional seeking to refine your techniques, this course offers valuable insights and practical knowledge to help you communicate complex ideas with clarity and creativity.

Requirements and materials

To fully participate in this course, you'll need access to Adobe Illustrator, a computer, and a creative mindset. Catalina will guide you through the process using Adobe Illustrator as the primary software for creating infographics. While no previous experience with Adobe Illustrator is required, a basic understanding of graphic design principles and familiarity with the software will be beneficial. Come prepared with your curiosity, enthusiasm, and eagerness to learn the art of information design.


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Catalina Plé

A course by Catalina Plé

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Information designer

Catalina Perez, also known as Catalina Ple, is an accomplished information designer with over a decade of experience in translating complex concepts into visually compelling graphics. With a diverse background working alongside scientists, researchers, and various clients, Catalina's expertise lies in creating infographics that bridge the gap between aesthetics, practicality, and ethics.

Having collaborated with esteemed organizations such as Stamen Design and GoodRX, Catalina has honed her skills in visualizing health-related issues, data visualization, and visual storytelling. Her unique style blends data visualization techniques with everyday drawings, resulting in captivating and engaging visuals.

Throughout her career, Catalina has worked on notable projects for clients like Wire, Dropbox, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Saildrone, and Oil for Change International. Her work has been featured in exhibitions, publications, and online platforms, earning her recognition in the field of information design.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Understanding Infographics

    • The Message and the Audience
    • Sources, Story, and Key Concepts
    • Types of Visualizations
    • Turning Ideas into Thumbnails
  • U3

    Creating the Infographic

    • Defining the Format and Sketching Visual Information
    • Preparing the Digital File
    • The Finishing Touches
  • U4

    Final Steps and Advice

    • Proofreading and Posting
    • Working with Clients
  • FP

    Final project

    • Visual Storytelling through Infographics

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Visual Storytelling Through Infographics. Design & Illustration course by Catalina Plé

Visual Storytelling Through Infographics

A course by Catalina Plé
Information designer. Seattle, United States.
Joined August 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (18)
  • 1669 students