How to Design Simple Arrow Infographics in Gravit Designer

Data don’t need to be boring. We could make it beautiful, exiting and more engaging using infographics elements in our presentations. The main aim of the infographics is to make data more clear and concise for target audience, so design it with the audience in mind.

In this tutorial I will show how to design a step-by-step process infographics template in Gravit Designer . 

Commenicate Data more clearly with infographics

New Document

Get your own copy of Gravit Designer. Start with a New Document at the size of 1440x900px.

Start a new gravit document

First Circle

Create a Circle using an Ellipse tool. Give it a size of 280x280px. Delete a Fill Color and set a Stroke Color to #FD5858. Increase the Stroke Weight to 70px.

Create a circle

In order to create a half of the circle, head on to the Appearance Panel and place a cursor to the first Angle input field. Type a value of 900 . Come over the second field and type a value of 2700 . Set an Open as the option for the shape appearance.

Create Half of the circle

Text on Path

Create a duplicate of the shape using Clone Command (Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+D).

Create a duplicate

Convert the duplicate of the shape to the path heading on to the Edit>Path>Convert To Path or using shortcut Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+P.

Convert to path

Grab the Text Tool and come over the duplicate. When the path is highlighted with red outline click with the left mouse button key to place the text on the path. Head on to the Borders Panel and delete the stroke.

Set a text on the path

Select the Text Layer and adjust it the way you like it more. As you can see from the picture below, I’ve sized up the Font Size to 42pt, set a Color value to #FFF and Font Weight to Extra Bold.

Adjust the text Properties

Use a red diamond handle at the bottom left of the text to position the text at the center of the path.

Create an Arrow

To create an arrow select the original shape and head on to the Advanced Stroke Settings menu. It is located on the left from the Trash Icon under the Borders Panel (see image below).  Navigate to the right Arrow Dropdown  and chose the value of the Fat Arrow.

Creating an Arrow in Gravit

Make a Second Element

Select everything using Ctrl/Cmd+A and make a Group using Group Command (Ctrl/Cmd+G). Make a duplicate of the Group with the Clone Command (Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+D).

Make a Duplicate of the Group

Flip Horizontal

With the duplicate selected, navigate to the Tools Panel and click at the Flip Horizontal. Position this duplicate to connect arrows end-to-end.

 

Head on to the Borders Panel and change a color to #FDB658.

Change a color of the arrow

Select the Text Layer of the duplicate group and find an option “Reverse” under the Text Panel.  Do not forget to change the wording of the text from STEP#1 to STEP#2.

Create the step two arrow

Make Four Steps

Select everything using Ctrl/Cmd+A make a duplicate with the Clone Command (Ctrl/Cmd+Shift+D). Connect the arrows end-to-end and change a color of the duplicates. Arrange them on the layers panel as shown on the picture below.

Create Duplicates of an Arrows

Select four arrows and rotate them at the angle of -600 to achieve the final look.

Final Arrows Infographics

Adding a Text Block

Create a Rectangle with the size of 210x45px using Rectangle Tool. Sample the Fill Color from the first arrow using the Eyedropper Tool.

Create a rectangle

Creating a block of lorem ipsum in GravitGrab a Text Tool and draw a marque with the width of the rectangle. Type Lorem inside the field and click Spacebar to create a Lorem Ipsum. Sample the color from the rectangle. Make duplicates of this design and allocate them on your canvas. Be sure to change a colors of text blocks so they correspond to the colors of the arrows.

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