***UPDATED FOR iOS7***
Create professional looking app icons in minutes WITHOUT hiring a graphic designer! Detailed instructions and templates included with this course! Perfect for any level of Photoshop user!
Get your mobile apps noticed in the iTunes store! Now you can create beautiful app icons easily. Make multiple versions of your icon for testing before your app goes live. No programming or design experience required!
What makes this icon design course different is that it won't teach you how to make an app icon from scratch! That's the boring stuff! Instead, the initial set-up is already done... leaving you to the fun part like choosing pre-built frames, backgrounds and texture overlays! Once you've selected the base elements, simply add an image or graphic from your app.
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Now is the time to take control of your icon design or even start your own icon design business!
Test Icons Without XCode
I will show you how to load your newly designed icons onto an iOS device so you can see what it will look like on the home screen. This is not just an image superimposed on a static background. Your iOS device will load the icon and you can scroll through your home screen just like a regular app. In other words, it is the actual app icon on your device. The best part is that you don't need a Mac or XCode!
You can even have clients load the icon you're designing on their own device so they can preview how it will actually look when their app is live. Don't worry, it's easy to do... even for tech challenged clients! A great "service" you can offer that will differentiate you from other designers and developers!
About The Instructor
This app icon design course is taught by Harlan Yee, an independent publisher, internet business developer and motion graphic designer. Harlan has over 20 years experience in television broadcast and video production. You can follow his latest projects including website development, digital product creation and online marketing at FreelanceDoodle.com .
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In this video, you will learn how to install the "Icon Sizer" utility into Photoshop. Icon Sizer is a set of Photoshop actions that resizes your icons to Apple Design Guidelines with a couple of clicks.
This video will show you how to load your icon onto an iOS device even if you don't own a Mac. This is extremely helpful if you want to see how your icon will look on an actual device. You can even have clients view icons that are still in the design stage on their device as well!
The conclusion to the course!
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