Infographic design process 2

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I begun by creating a new A2 document in Illustrator CC. I decided to use Illustrator for creating my vector graphic because I am relatively familiar with it already. The first object I created was the globe. I did so by getting a picture of the earth (with the portion of land that I wanted to show) and creating an circle of the same size. After that I used the pen tool to trace the landforms in a relatively accurate way, however maintaining a kind of low-poly feel that I was look to do initially. My first plan was to create a 3D low-poly globe in Cinema 4D, but the task was to use vector graphics only. After creating the land I zoomed in to make sure everything fit. Making minor changes using the Direct Select tool (A) which allows you to select singular anchor points of your vector shape.

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This allowed me to make minor changes, like making sure the land fit inside the circle I had previously made.

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