Really good! Karl Gude is great and knows how to explain in a clear way. Very useful course if you want to practice your Adobe Illustrator skills, and end up with projects to add on your portfolio.
Wonderful and intuitive course, great performer. I recommend this course to everybody who wishes to immerse in the world infographics and to receive feedback on his or her progress in design.
por Cheryl H•
Karl was a witty, knowledgeable instructor! I very much enjoyed learning about his perspective on proper infographic design. Lacking any prior experience with Adobe Illustrator (which did NOT offer a free one-month trial, by the way), I found that the assignments took FAR longer than was outlined and I had to do a LOT of outside digging on my own. Finally, I find it somewhat disappointing that all evaluations are peer-based. By paying for the course, I naively thought that there would be at least some professional review and oversight. This is especially problematic when many of my peers do not speak English as a first language. On one assignment, one question was whether or not the chart used 3D elements. This is a very objective question, but my reviews were split 2/2!
por Sarah-Jane M•
I enjoyed the delivery and content of the course as Karl Gude taught us about creating pie charts, graphs, maps and how to design the infographics properly in illustrator- this wasn't easy by the way! It is a lot of good information. But I didn't give a perfect score since I had to defer my course to a second month just so it can get marked and I actually pass. I only got one mark the first month I did it for the final assignment and needed 3 more, so deferred it to this month to get the others. For people paying for this course, this can waste a lot of money waiting an extra month.
por Donna R•
I wish I could give the class a 4.5 star rating. It was an excellent class, though perhaps challenging for people with little or no experience with Adobe Illustrator. The instructor is *very* engaging, great on-screen presence. My only disappointment was with the quality of feedback. As far as I can tell, there is no live instructor involvement with the class. Grades are based entirely on peer reviews, and most reviewers don't bother to leave feedback. For those who do, you are being critiqued by non-designers and the feedback may not be helpful. All in all, though, worthwhile.
por Athulya A A•
A great course for to learn Illustrator basics! But too much focus is given to graphs and maps, which may not be used in all kinds of graphic design. The assignments could be a little less restrictive (that an infographic MUST contain a graph or a map may not be needed always).
In my case, I already know Photoshop so this was quite easy, but for others who are very new to the software, peer grading (by other people who are new to the field!) may not be the best form of assessment. Yet overall quite informative and kept me engaged and interested to complete!
por Dursun H•
The course was very interesting and informative. Learned a lot from the instructor. The only disadvantage for me was the fact that I could not share my assignments with other learners because I audited the course. Although, it said peer-reviewed assignments. It would have been nice to let those auditing the course exchange and review each other's assignments since it was not the instructor grading them. I think there should be 2 options - for paid students, the instructor can review, and those auditing, peers can review.
por Lorenzo A•
Great course and great teacher. The lectures are quick, easy to understand but nevertheless interesting. The time schedule is tough, but you can easily switch to the next session to have more time. The only aspect that I would change is the technical level of (some of) the lectures: sometimes they are even too easy, and a lot of time is used to explain very basic stuff. Maybe some 'optional' lectures might be added on
por Caroline M•
This course is well-taught and nicely paced. However, it is at an odd level - I already have a basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and found it too easy but I think a beginner would not be able to follow the instructions.
You do end up with great Illustrator skills and some rules for laying out infographics. It helps if you have a subject in mind that you want to cover.
por Deleted A•
It's a very instructive course. Within 6 days, I turned from not knowing anything about Adobe Illustrator to become very fond of it.
One caveat, though: Adobe Illustrator CC free license only allows you a 7-day of free use (not 1 month as mentioned in the lecture), so you'd better be able to do all the projects within those 7 days if you want to use it for free.
por Mercedes d R P C•
Un curso genial, donde he aprendido bastantes técnicas dentro de illustrator y cómo recolectar datos de manera gráfica. Sin duda un curso esencial para aquellos que nos dedicamos al diseño. Creo que las correcciones de los compañeros deberían ser más objetivas. Por lo demás un 10.
por Milova S S•
The course and the trainer is very good and fully explanable.
One feedback for the last assignment is regarding the peer graded assignment where I felt that peers are grade assignment only based on the fixed parameters and hence once creativity gets hindered.
por Rakibul H•
This is a good course but one or more links are not working. I think the instructor has a very friendly tone to deliver his speech. I was expecting more practical sessions and tools coverage. Overall this is a good course to start the infographic.
por Sujatha R•
I really enjoyed doing this course. I learned something new which I can apply throughout my career. The Professor, Karl Gude guided very well and organized the course in a simple way that everyone could understand. Thank you.
por Gyula W•
Good course but some videos are really outdated, they require the use of expensive software and the grading system is very slow.
Other then these it was useful and I learned a lot about infographics.
por mehak v•
An absolutely amazing experience and a good learning. Karl Gude has been a good facilitator and a very good expert in sharing his experience may it be practical or knowledge sharing.
por Vijayarangan L•
Very useful course for anyone who is intetetsed in creating info graphic, Graphic Designer, Marketing Manager, Content Creator, Trainer and Manager.
por Olga L•
Very interesting content, great tutor, nice to hear and learn from him! I only used the free part, but still this was valuable for me
por Hazel A Z G•
As a beginner in making infographics, this course helped me a lot and provided additional knowledge in making infographics.
por Cian O•
Thoroughly enjoyable and interesting course, with clear instructional videos and materials. Highly recommended.
por Hector D H E•
Exellent course. I rearned a lot about infographics and now I'm doing my own infographics. Thanks
por Mario A B F•
Creo que podrían incluir mas ejemplos de infografias.
La verdad me gusto mucho!!
por Fatih Y•
Could have been better if more lectures were uploaded. Especially the last week.
por Mukta S•
Very nicely explained with relevant examples and easy to understand language.
por dwilaras a•
I think better if Karl or other instructors also review our project
por Anna C•
Good course. To little support in relation to using the software.
por Kareem J S•
Great Course. however, the content should be more rich