Monday, September 12, 2016

Visualization video tutorials

In the first few pages of The Truthful Art I promised that this website would offer some video tutorials describing how some graphics in the book were made. It's taken me a while, but I've finally finished putting together the series. You can find it on the Tutorials & Resources section, on the upper menu.

These informal videos take you from creating base graphics with INZight and other tools, through styling them with Adobe Illustrator, to exporting them to the Web with AI2html. This last tutorial, by the way, was done by Univision's Luís Melgar. In the future, I'd like to do a tutorial about QGIS. For now, you can use the one by Financial Times's Steven Bernard, which is great.

This diagram explains the workflow I follow for most of my non-interactive work: