19 terms

Test 2


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illustration vs photo
-photo makes real subject matter
3 kinds of illustration
-simple illustration
-complex illustration
difference between poll & survey
S= science, target audience, tested, margin of error, accurate
P= relevance, random
dealing w/ large files
-work backwards in timeline
pie chart
a way to compare the parts that make up a whole - usually measuring money or popular percentages
bar chart
a way to compare two or more items visually by representing them as columns parked side by side
line, bar, fever, scatter, tables
using symbols
locator map
all about geography
explanatory map
data stacked on geography, ex. hurricane map, map is simplified
data map
ex. election map, more data less geography
schematic map
least amount of geography, data & info, ex. airport terminal
map features
-make to scale
-avoid scales
-simplified=inset map
-typography must be legible
photo over illustration
more accurate, realism, emotion
illustration over photo
full control over narrative
map ethics
-timeline needs to be proportional
-don't mix/match data
when editing
-break into different aspects
-make sure all parts are there (ex. headline, source)
-context (tone and accuracy)
design principles
-white space
Farrand's creativity formula
-do your research
-visual hook
-controlled typography
-keep it simple
-steal ideas
-be unique
-find a way to have fun

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