Become an Icon Fonts Pro in No Time
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Become an Icon Fonts Pro in No Time

A guide to creating images using icon fonts, with the bonus lecture of use of icon fonts in bootstrap
4.0 (43 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,703 students enrolled
Created by Ajdin Imsirovic
Last updated 4/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use icon fonts in Illustrator to speed up their design process
  • Understand how to best use the available icon fonts
  • Understand differences between different icon fonts available
  • Know how to use the Font Awesome Cheatsheet
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Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of Illustrator is desirable
Description

In this course you'll get to see excellent tips and tricks to produce results fast! You'll learn all there is to know on using icon fonts to make stunning graphics in Adobe Illustrator.

This is a great process to be familiar with because it helps you produce tangible designs when you are pressed for time, or when you just want to produce a proof of concept, fast.

So join the course and let me show you how I use icon fonts to be a faster designer.

Who is the target audience?
  • Front-end Developers
  • Designers
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction (What you Will Learn)
1 Lecture 01:48

In this introductory video, we will cover all the things you will learn in this course.

Introduction
01:48
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Using Icon Fonts in Illustrator
5 Lectures 20:24

In this lesson we will start using Font Awesome. This lecture also contains the downloadable .ai file that I will reference in the course.

Start Using Font Awesome
04:14

This lecture describes all the details regarding the effective use of the lesser-known glyphs panel in Illustrator.

The Glyphs Panel
02:47

Using the Cheat Sheet to find just the right icon is indispensable in streamlining and speeding up your workflow. In this lecture I will show you exact steps I use to achieve this.

Searching For Icons in the Cheat Sheet
02:14

This lecture shows a simple strategy to have an even easier access to your selected icons in your ai files.

Grouping Icons
06:04

In this lesson I will show you a quick design that I made in a very short time. Although the design itself is nothing to write home about, it is good to know you can whip it up fast, so in case of, for example, having to come up with a graphic for a new blog post that you wrote, this technique can be just what you need.

Finished Design and Conclusion
05:05
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Using Icon Fonts with Bootstrap
1 Lecture 09:16

In this bonus lecture we will see how easy it is to add icon fonts to a boostrap layout using html and pre-defined css classes. Here, we will use bootstrap's own glyphicons, but the same principle can be applied to any icon font.

Bonus Lecture - Using Icon Fonts with Bootstrap
09:16
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How to Download this Course
1 Lecture 00:36
How to Download this Course
00:36
About the Instructor
Ajdin Imsirovic
4.1 Average rating
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8,503 Students
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Web Developer

Ajdin Imsirovic holds a major in English Language and Literature. He's been hacking html and css for the last 15 years, and the WAMP stack for the last 5, all the while working in a range of industries, most of which were unrelated to coding. He hopes to use his diverse set of skills to create and teach technology in a unique, user friendly manner. Currently living in Bosnia, he works as a web developer, exploring his interests in education and entrepreneurial business.


Life long learning is important to Ajdin, a dedication which grew through his employment history. In the future, Ajdin plans to develop his programming skills further, and to realize at least a dozen personal projects in development right now.