Illustrator Infographics and Animation 2018-02-02T11:32:36+00:00
Book Cape Town
Book Johannesburg

With the fast paced changes taking place in design media, it’s crucial to stay a step ahead in your skill-set. Infographics has become the must-have skill for any designer. Couple this with the amazing new animation possibilities in HTML5 and you have a specialty skill that will get you noticed.

In this two day course we take an advanced look at designing Infographics in Adobe Illustrator. Learn everything from the Graph tool to tracing maps, creating explanatory vector illustrations, advanced colouring techniques to simulating 3D effects and infographics in perspective. HTML5 animation is the future of animation and interactivity, so best you get geared up with this exciting skill. This can be used to build animated banner ads, dynamic websites, and interactive games with the full capabilities of Javascript.

Join us for an in-depth look at how web animation works and how to utilise it for creation of web graphics and interactive infographics.

Topics discussed…

Day 1 – Advanced Illustrator techniques

  • Foundational overview of Adobe Illustrator’s key tools, palettes and panels
  • Basic Illustrator techniques
  • Layout and composition
  • Graphs and Data Maps
  • Advanced use of the pen Tool
  • Tracing maps
  • Advanced coloring techniques
  • Perspective Infographics (Simulated 3D) and Isometric perspectives

Day 2 – HTML5 Animation

  • Getting started with HTML5 animation programs
  • How and when are they used?
  • Creating and Importing artwork from other software
  • Drawing and designing animation
  • Refining animation and adding complexity
  • Adding Basic Interactivity; embedding media and advanced interactivity
  • Publishing and Responsive Design
  • Using your animations on websites
  • Using HTML5 in a web environment

Advanced use HTML5 Animation

  • Creating graphics and importing (Photoshop / Illustrator)
  • Animating your Illustrator infographics
  • Advanced example: Creating a full infographic
  • Workshop: Do your own interactive infographic

Download the course outline in PDF here

We have scheduled training in CT and JHB:

Cape Town – Naspers Building, 40 Heerengracht Street, Foreshore, Cape Town
28-29 September (8:30 – 15:30)

Johannesburg – Media Park, 69 Kingsway Avenue, Auckland Park, Johannesburg
9-10 November (8:30 – 15:30)

Please note: Scheduled courses may be postponed as a minimum amount of attendees is required

Illustrator Infographics and Animation:

Cost per person exclusive of VAT R3,990.00


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Who we have trained:


Cape Town