Before we play with telling stories in the form of a graphic, we’re going to have a quick look at visual hierarchy, and how our eyes move around an image.

Today’s exercise: take a story in the news and turn it into an infographic.

READ: Some guidelines and tips for making effective graphics

Some examples (which ones work well, and which ones don’t?):

More examples and inspiration: The 100 Best Infographics

Tools for building infographics

Design templates and infographic builders:

60 awesome free tools (via Canva, including info on where to find illustrations, photographs, fonts and more)

Author: veritychambers

Journalist and teacher

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