How to make an infographic online: five essential free tools Given the popularity of infographics, you’d be wise to consider using them to help achieve your content marketing goals. They can be great for social sharing, blog fodder and inbound links. The last time I created an infographic I used – wait for it - Microsoft Excel. Thankfully there are now some far better options, and they're surprisingly easy to use. I have compiled five of online tools that will help you to create infographics. They’re all free, though some require registration (or to connect your Twitter or Facebook account) and most have the upgrade options.
Create Cool Watercolor Effects in Photoshop Some time ago I wrote an article on my blog listing some fashion-style illustrations from really amazing designers such as Bruno Fujii, Margot Mace, Raphaël of My Dead Pony, Stina Person, and others. The coolest thing in their design work is their use of watercolor effects. So in this tutorial I will show a quick way to simulate that effect using only Photoshop and some brushes. Final Image Preview Before we get started, let's take a look at the image we'll be creating. Click the screenshot below to view the full-size image.
Virtual Water - Discover how much WATER we EAT everyday The good news is that each one of us can also make the world a little more water secure, ready to face the needs of our peak population future. How? The answer lies in our shopping baskets. The amount of meat in our diet is crucial! The average daily water consumption of a meat-eating person is 5000 litres of water per day. The average for a vegetarian is 2500 litres. 20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably prefer absorbing information straight from the infographic. What’s not to like? Colored charts and illustrations deliver connections better than tables and figures and as users spend time looking back and forth the full infographic, they stay on the site longer.
chez moi New items are under process for september 2013 ... so working process by 31°C in my studio!!!! Have a restful weekend guys!!!! nouveaux objets en fabrication dans mon atelier pour septembre 2013... sous 31° dans mon atelier!!!!Profitez bien du weekend les amis!!! 10 Tools for Creating Infographics and Visualizations The author's posts are entirely his or her own (excluding the unlikely event of hypnosis) and may not always reflect the views of Moz. Hello there! I'm Miranda Rensch, Product Manager at SEOmoz and lover of visual communication. Communicating visually is one of the most effective ways to explain complex concepts and relationships, and can be a great way to explain your services/products and create valuable site content.
Super Cool Watercolor Effect in 10 steps in Photoshop Last year I wrote a Photoshop tutorial for PSDTUTS showing how to create a very nice design using watercolor brushes. It was inspired by the work of guys such as Bruno Fujii, Margot Mace, Raphaël of My Dead Pony and Stina Person. This time I will create another effect but it will be using Masks and Watercolor brushesl; it's inspired by another great digital artist, the master Scott Hansen the mind behind ISO 50 and also some images from the Daily Inspiration. A Crash Course in Information & Visual Design Good design is an interesting thing. It's easy to identify but hard to explain. If you have ever tried to mimic good design, you'll really know what I mean.
Five Free Infographic Templates Infographics are a powerful tool for capturing the attention of your target audiences. In fact, businesses that publish infographics grow their traffic an average of 12% more than those that don’t. The hard part, of course, is finding the time and resources to create these infographics. That’s why we’ve created five fully customizable infographic templates that will give you the inspiration and foundation you need to build your own infographics right in PowerPoint. The infographics created in this customizable PowerPoint template highlight how you can:
15 Free Infographic Design Kits Here we are presenting some infographics design kits for you that you can download and use for free. With the help of Infographics, you can easily and effectively represent financial data, workflow and processes. However, designing Infographics from the scratch can be a tedious and time consuming task, and for the graphic designers and web designers, time is a precious commodity that they must utilize in the most appropriate manner.
Amazing Watercolor Effects in Web Designs and Tutorials June 26th, 2012 While designing you apply various photo effects to the photos, and watercolor effects that are among them have a great number of fans. The idea of each work is to impress the viewers, and it can be easily performed by using the mentioned above effects in your works. You can notice them here and there on the backgrounds of the designs that adds the stylish tone to the whole works. As usual, it is a combination of pastel and neutral colors, colorful brush strokes, element of watercolor paintings and whatever the designer can imagine. These digital watercolor effects are the very catchy point of design that grabs the attention, and that’s the reason for their huge popularity.
Small but significant usability sins that websites should never commit by Rian on 28 September 2012 I spent the past two days running usability tests on websites that sell financial products like life cover, funeral policies, and annuities. The target market is lower-income users who access the Internet at least once a day on a desktop at home or work, or on their phones. Top 50+ Tools for Creating Infographics Telling your story in visual form through the use of infographics has been one of the hottest trends in recent times. Given the tremendous information available online, people are now more interested to get information through colorful and interesting graphics, instead of words and numbers. Creating infographics, however, requires tremendous analytical and creative skills plus the ability to convert these data and information into interesting visuals. The good news is, there are available resources online that you can use to help you create infographics. In this post, we will list down all available resources and tools that you can use to simplify the process of creating infographics. If you want to view some excellent examples of a well-designed infographics, then checkout our previous post on the following topics:
Création de diagrammes et plans : Gliffy Gliffy’s friendly editor, vast symbol libraries, and handy templates make it easy to communicate your thoughts and plans visually. You’re just minutes away from all the diagrams you need: Flow Charts