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Designing Illustrations Dr. Jonathan Arnett WRIT 3111
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What’s an illustration? Put simply, it’s a table or a figure. A “table” has columns and rows. A “figure” is any other illustration.
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Why use illustrations? Good illustrations help readers in  four major ways: comprehension usability motivation convey values
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Reasons to use illustrations Aid comprehension images show, not just describe,  relationships “Cobb County is just outside Atlanta’s city  limits.” http://allthatandmore.net/service-events.html
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Reasons to use illustrations Aid usability images break up long passages of text images can make specific kinds of  information easier to find http://www.gooddirections.com/v/vspfiles/assets/images/good%20directions%20fs%20with%20retaining%20hook.jpg
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Reasons to use illustrations Aid motivation images can make documents friendlier people like pictures http://lifehacker.com/#!5747213/how-to-hack-your-brain
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Reasons to use illustrations Convey values images carry both denotations and  connotations http://www.stolenchildhood.net/entry/vicious-cycle-of-hivaids-encircling-the-children-of-kenya/
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Creating Illustrations contains specific how-to  suggestions for designing  illustrations. Here are some general tips.
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