Chris Wharton - Illustration for learning

Posted on Sep 09, 2016

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Chris WhartonChris Wharton is an experienced illustrator who has worked on hundreds of elearning projects as part of Sponge's visual design team.

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The questions and their times are provided so you can skip back and forth to learn more on a specific subject:

  • 00:40 - What are the benefits of using an illustrative approach in your elearning content?
  • 01:42 - How important is it to create bespoke illustrations?
  • 02:36 - Are there any situations where illustrations aren't appropriate for elearning?
  • 03:42 - Why do you think infographics are so popular in elearning?
  • 04:30 - What's the difference between static illustration and illustration for animation?
  • 05:38 - What kind of resources or tools are you using to help succeed as a visual design team?
  • 06:19 - What do you need to take into account when illustrating for responsive or mobile courses?
  • 07:16 - What kind of skills or specialities make an illustrator particularly suited to elearning?
  • 08:02 - How do you think augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) will change the way illustrators work?

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