This is the part of the assignment where I tell you which software packages I have used to create the finish product and also which Hardware I used in the process too. The hardware that I used was again, a combination of 2 Computers. I started off by using the college’s iMac and then finished it off by using my Macbook at home.

For this assgnment I didn’t use a standard paper size as it is an Infographic which by nature is long and thin. So I had to work out the dimentions of the canvas i would be working with, so what I did was I opened a new Photoshop Document and looked at the size of A4 which is 210mm x 297mm and then doubled the height so it was the width of A4 but twice the length.

Now I had my canvas size all set to the right size it was time to put some content on there. I started off with a background to make it a little more interesting than just plain white with some information on it.

Once again, i achieved this by using the Opacity tool, I added a picture of a Pokeball (because my infographic is based on Pokémon) and then I used the Opacity tool fade it out so it was still visible but it stayed in the background rather than taking prominence.  This then gave me something with some life to it to work with rather than a blank canvas.

Next on the list was adding the rest of the content to the infographic. This wasn’t too difficult really, after deciding what Images I wanted on the inforgraphic I had to perform some photoshop magic with the Magic Wand tool, as some of them were .JPG files and had white backgrounds on them and they looked daft as they covered up my Pokéball background. So what I did was much the same as I did in the Internet Meme assignment.

–> Opened the File
–> Selected the Magic Wand Tool
–> Selected the White Space
–> Deleted the White Space
–> Saved the file as a .PNG file

Below are Screenshots of the steps I took to do this.

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