Creating Maps, Charts, and Infographics with Adobe Illustrator: Learn by Video

Creating Maps, Charts, and Infographics with Adobe Illustrator: Learn by Video

Acclaimed data visualization instructor and journalist Alberto Cairo provides you with a brief introduction to Adobe Illustrator’s tools and basic drawing techniques before diving into more advanced instructions specific to creating infographics. For example, if you’re already familiar with Illustrator, you can skip ahead to lessons that teach you how to use Illustrator’s Graph tool to design charts and greatly improve the look of your graphics. You’ll also learn how to trace maps; create complex, explanatory vector illustrations; use advanced coloring techniques; simulate 3D effects to create infographics in perspective; and use Illustrator’s Pen tool to draw just about anything. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows you to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow you to work alongside in Illustrator using project files that are included with the vi
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Visual Communication: Images with Messages

Visual Communication: Images with Messages

Visual communication is just as important as verbal communication, if not more so. VISUAL COMMUNICATION: IMAGES WITH MESSAGES shows you how visual perception is used in all forms of communication, whether it's graphic design, photography, television, video, or interactive media. In addition, this 6th edition is presented in full color from cover to cover. And because it's packed with study and review tools, it not only clearly explains the theories you need to know, it helps you prepare for tests and will help you succeed in the class. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.
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How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference with Readings

How to Write Anything: A Guide and Reference with Readings

How to Write Anything supports students wherever they are in their writing process.  Designed to be clear and simple, the Guide lays out focused advice for writing common academic and real-world genres, while the Reference covers the range of writing skills that students needs as they work across genres and disciplines. Genre-based readings — including narratives, reports, arguments, evaluations, proposals and rhetorical, causal, and literary analyses — are sure to engage students and inspire ideas.  The result is everything you need to teach composition in a flexible, highly visual guide, reference and reader. This new edition gives students more support for academic writing, more help choosing and working with genres, and more emphasis on multimodal composing. Read the preface. Order E-Library for How to Write Anything, Second Edition packaged with:How to Write Anything, Second Edition [paperback] using ISBN-13 978-1-4576-2265-6How to Write Anything, Second Edition [spiral bou
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Business Communication: Process and Product (with meguffey.com Printed Access Card)

Business Communication: Process and Product (with meguffey.com Printed Access Card)

A trusted market leader, BUSINESS COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRODUCT presents the market's most innovative coverage of workplace communication skills with an expanded emphasis on digital writing. Compelling, new infographics and a vibrant new design appeal to today's visual learners. Most importantly, the hallmark features that made Guffey the market leader ? abundant model documents, the 3x3 writing process, case studies, and an efficient 16-chapter format ? continue to enhance student learning and comprehension. Vast instructor resources, including new video-enhanced PowerPoint slides, help new and veteran instructors plan and manager their courses.
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Visual Storytelling with D3: An Introduction to Data Visualization in JavaScript (Addison-Wesley Data & Analytics Series)

Visual Storytelling with D3: An Introduction to Data Visualization in JavaScript (Addison-Wesley Data & Analytics Series)

Suddenly, infographics are everywhere. Everyone’s looking to incorporate them into websites, mobile apps, and other interactive environments. One tool offers you immense power for creating visually stunning web infographics. It’s called D3 (“Data-Driven Documents”), and Visual Storytelling with D3 is your start-to-finish guide to using it.   Top infographics expert Ritchie S. King covers both areas you need to master to build truly outstanding infographics with D3: design issues associated with crafting well-conceived infographics that communicate effectively; and technical issues associated with wielding the D3 JavaScript library. Combining a strong framework of design principles with detailed, practical instructions, this is the most comprehensive and coherent treatment of D3 ever written.   Drawing on his experience a working infographic artist, writer, and JavaScript programmer, King helps you rapidly put theory to practical use. You’ll discover:  Why some in
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Tableau Your Data!: Fast and Easy Visual Analysis with Tableau Software

Tableau Your Data!: Fast and Easy Visual Analysis with Tableau Software

Best practices and step-by-step instructions for using the Tableau Software toolsetAlthough the Tableau Desktop interface is relatively intuitive, this book goes beyond the simple mechanics of the interface to show best practices for creating effective visualizations for specific business intelligence objectives. It illustrates little-known features and techniques for getting the most from the Tableau toolset, supporting the needs of the business analysts who use the product as well as the data and IT managers who support it.This comprehensive guide covers the core feature set for data analytics, illustrating best practices for creating and sharing specific types of dynamic data visualizations. Featuring a helpful full-color layout, the book covers analyzing data with Tableau Desktop, sharing information with Tableau Server, understanding Tableau functions and calculations, and Use Cases for Tableau Software. Includes little-known, as well as more advanced features and techniques, usin
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Visual Marketing: 99 Proven Ways for Small Businesses to Market with Images and Design

Visual Marketing: 99 Proven Ways for Small Businesses to Market with Images and Design

Effective creative strategies and campaigns for business owners or marketersWhether it's on the Web, in a book, or live in-person, the most effective solutions are those that unexpectedly grab our attention. David Langton and Anita Campbell identify eye-catching and thought-provoking marketing and PR tips, ideas, and creative "stunts." This compendium of winning ideas will inspire small business leaders, creative professionals, and students. Award-winning visual communication designer David Langton has worked for a range of businesses from Fortune 500 leaders to small businesses. Anita Campbell, an internationally known small business expert, reaches over 2 million small business owners and stakeholders annually.Through case studies, photos, and illustrations, Visual Marketing displays creative marketing campaigns that brought attention to small businesses in unique, compelling, and unexpected ways.Online visual marketing solutions may include apps, interactive games tools and modules;
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