archive-edu.com » EDU » C » COLOSTATE.EDU

Total: 1507

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Communication Approach
    Understanding Add Visual Appeal Style Preparing Illustrations Yourself Borrowing Illustrations Hiring an Illustrator Resources Print Friendly Format About this Guide Contributors Citation Designing Documents Using Illustrations Communication Approach Different professionals and illustrators use different approaches for planning Illustrations When planning your Illustrations consider the kind of communication product you re producing technical report journal article magazine article presentation Web site book or poster session Keep in mind that your Illustration needs to fit the respective format Design the Illustration to fit the communication Don t copy a table from a journal article and used it as an overhead transparency Seldom will the text be larger enough for the audience to see You ll need to redesign and perhaps simply the table when presenting the information as an overhead transparency While color photographs can be converted to black and white photographs for printing they often lose quality and produce inferior black and white photographs If the final Illustrations is a black and white photography shoot black and white negative have black and white prints made and submit them with your report or article Simply the best Illustrations are designed for the publication targeted to the intended audience and follow the publication

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/page.cfm?pageid=818&guideid=39 (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Plan For Your Audience
    Contributors Citation Designing Documents Using Illustrations Plan For Your Audience When planning your Illustrations keep your audience in mind Consider What they know about your topic Their familiarity with reading tables or figures Their ability to interpret data and information If your audience members know little about the topic use simple Illustrations to introduce the basic concepts If your audience has little experience with reading tables provide simple figures such

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/page.cfm?pageid=819&guideid=39 (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Planning Your Message
    Using Illustrations Planning Your Message When you think about your Illustrations ask What is the primary message that my illustration should convey What are the secondary messages that my illustration should convey Keep in mind that your readers may not interpret your Illustration the same way that you do It is much like the cliché Beauty is in the eye of the beholder Make sure your viewers understand your illustration

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/page.cfm?pageid=820&guideid=39 (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Functions of Illustrations
    Text Enhance Understanding Add Visual Appeal Style Preparing Illustrations Yourself Borrowing Illustrations Hiring an Illustrator Resources Print Friendly Format About this Guide Contributors Citation Designing Documents Using Illustrations Functions of Illustrations D epending on your purpose the publication and audience illustrations can serve different purposes To learn more explore each item below Support Narrative Reduce Narrative Emphasize Key Points Visualize Information Summarize Data Simplify Data Break Up Text Enhance Understanding

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/page.cfm?pageid=1596&guideid=39 (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Support Narrative
    Up Text Enhance Understanding Add Visual Appeal Style Preparing Illustrations Yourself Borrowing Illustrations Hiring an Illustrator Resources Print Friendly Format About this Guide Contributors Citation Designing Documents Using Illustrations Support Narrative Illustrations can help support the narrative They can help you make your points clearly by visualizing the information and showing information in different forms Illustrations can support your narrative by succinctly presenting ideas that may have required hundreds of

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/page.cfm?pageid=1597&guideid=39 (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Reduce Narrative
    Yourself Borrowing Illustrations Hiring an Illustrator Resources Print Friendly Format About this Guide Contributors Citation Designing Documents Using Illustrations Reduce Narrative Depending on the project you re writing about Illustrations can reduce your narrative length Illustrations drawings photographs tables line graphs and other visuals can replace dozens if not hundreds of words in your narrative As you plan a document develop your Illustrations after you ve organized and outlined your

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/page.cfm?pageid=1598&guideid=39 (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Emphasize Key Points
    Break Up Text Enhance Understanding Add Visual Appeal Style Preparing Illustrations Yourself Borrowing Illustrations Hiring an Illustrator Resources Print Friendly Format About this Guide Contributors Citation Designing Documents Using Illustrations Emphasize Key Points When you re reporting on a lengthy topic you ll often need to stress key points By selecting the key points to illustrate and then placing them in a visual you highlight only your most important points

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/page.cfm?pageid=1599&guideid=39 (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Visualize Information
    Illustrations Yourself Borrowing Illustrations Hiring an Illustrator Resources Print Friendly Format About this Guide Contributors Citation Designing Documents Using Illustrations Visualize Information At times providing Illustrations helps readers see points they would have otherwise missed Different types of Illustrations can help readers see key points For example a study exploring the impact of fencing to reduce grazing by livestock could present the information in both a table and photograph The

    Original URL path: http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/page.cfm?pageid=1600&guideid=39 (2015-10-15)
    Open archived version from archive



  •