Join Shane Snow for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting the placement of elements post-illustration, part of Infographics: Visualizing Relationships.
We have just walked through the recreation of this multi-relationship…radial infographic.…If you've been following along, yours should be looking pretty cool by now.…In this video, I just want to talk over a few points about making adjustments.…I based this course on my own aesthetic style, which is why some of the…adjustments I make are either intuitive or just personal preference.…You don't have to use lines that get skinnier in the middle like I do.…You can even use straight lines.…What I'm giving you here is a foundation for creating your own diagrams. But in…this video, I will just walk you through making some adjustments once you've got…your elements in place.…
So let's go back to our canvas.…First of all, the way we designed our labels gives us a lot of wiggle room.…We really just need this black line here to connect the label to the place on…the diagram where it belongs.…So we can move the label itself up or down, left or right, and even make the line…come out of the side if we want. Let's zoom in.…
- Setting the stage for a circle relationship visualization
- Using space to organize the infographic
- Drawing relationship lines with the Pen tool
- Adjusting the curvature and transparency of lines
- Adding directional arrows