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In this video you will set up your page in Google Drawings.

The size and shape of an infographic varies depending on factors such as: how much information you include; where you will share it, for example, on social media, on a website, or in an email; and how the audience will view it, for example, on mobile, tablet, or desktop devices.

A vertical rectangle is a common shape for infographics, because it allows for easy viewing across devices and sharing across the web.

In a rectangular infographic, the most important information appears at the top, and supporting facts appear underneath.

In this layout, information flows from top to bottom.

This example uses a vertical rectangle.

Depending on your topic, you may choose a different page shape for your infographic, like a square...

or a circle.

To begin, resize the page of your infographic.

Then choose a specific size.

Infographic sizes are described using pixels, which are the dots that make up a digital image.

This example uses an infographic that is eight-hundred pixels wide and sixteen-hundred pixels tall so that the image will look sharp on any screen type, site, or app.

You can always resize the page later or change its shape as you build your infographic.

Next, add a background color or a gradient, which blends two or more colors.

Then add a title to your infographic.

Create a text box.... ...and reposition it at the top of the page And type a creative, descriptive title in the textbox.

This gets your audience’s attention and tells readers what your infographic is about.

Then, align it.

Change the font size, style, and color of the title.

Choose a font that fits the mood of your project.

If you’re creating your infographic for school or about a serious topic, choose a more professional font.

If your infographic is just for fun or about a personal topic, be creative.

Now, it’s your turn: Resize the page, Add a background color or gradient, Add a title, And change the font size, style, and color of the title.

Then, move on to the next video where you will search for facts to add to your infographic.

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  1. Resize the page.
  2. Add a background color or gradient.
  3. Add a title.
  4. Change the font size, style, and color of the title.