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Infographics for Scrapbookers

Inforgraphics are great for a quick review of things you may already have begun learning but can’t recall with perfection — or they can be an introduction of just what to study for newbies. Check out 8 infographics that cover the choices we make when designing scrapbook pages.

The Creative Process   |   Choosing Type   |   The History of Western Typefaces   |

Photography Cheat Sheet   |   15 Grammar Mistakes that Make You Look Foolish   |

The Psychology of Color   |   Color Quick Reference   |   Design Elements Quick Reference

The Creative Process

Check out the many paths, roadblocks, and sideroads you might run into on your way to making something creative – by Virus Comix. Source.

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Choosing Type

Julian Hansen has created a flowchart of the choices you make when choosing fonts — and he added some humor into the process. Source.

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A History of Western Typefaces

Mashable shared this extensive history for western typefaces–working in fun info about pop culture, technology and the web. Source.

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Grammar Goofs

Want to spiff up your journaling? Check out the 15 Grammar Goofs that Make You Look Silly compiled by Copyblogger. Source.

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Photography Cheat Sheet

Are you going off auto, but still having trouble remembering just what your settings should be. Check out this cheat from Miguel Gantioqui. Source.

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Color Quick Reference

For a quick reference on color types, relationships, meanings, and terms, check out this infographic from Paper Leaf. Source.

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Psychology of Color

CertaPro Painters of Louisville have laid out how color evokes emotion and triggers your senses. While it’s framed for home decor choices, it works just as well for scrapbook page design color choices. Source.

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Elements of Design Quick Reference

This is also from Paper Leaf, provided with the comments, “The purpose of the poster is not to teach you everything you need to know – that will never happen. What it’s meant to do is provide a quick overview of the elements of design; a refresher for those in the know, and a starting point for design newbies.” For more detail read the Get It Scrapped Design Elements primerSource.

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Once you understand layout design principles AND the basic parts of a scrapbook page, scrapbooking gets easier and more fun. 12 lessons cover this territory with hundreds of layouts to illustrate. Click here to get lesson 1 today — and then new lessons every couple of days — all at no cost.

 

6 Responses to Infographics for Scrapbookers

  1. Anke (anke-art) April 2, 2012 at 12:41 pm #

    Aaaawesome! Thanks for this compilation, these infographics will look great on my office wall :-)

    • Debbie Hodge April 2, 2012 at 12:49 pm #

      Glad you like :) I’m working on some others of my own so keep an eye on us.

  2. DragonsLady (aka Francine) April 7, 2012 at 9:52 am #

    I really liked these – especially the grammar goofs. Almost all of them are some of my pet peeves. I liked it so much I pinned it and also put it on my blog. Now to go back and look at some of the others.

  3. Nancy April 7, 2012 at 2:45 pm #

    I would love good tutorial on creating an info graphic for use as a scrapbook layout. The look is really cool and modern and would be fun way to add statistical info.

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