Crafting Pixel Perfect Icons – The Right Way!
3.9 (28 ratings)
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Crafting Pixel Perfect Icons – The Right Way!

This comprehensive course will teach you how to create sharp-looking icons.
3.9 (28 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
109 students enrolled
Created by Icon Utopia
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the Pixel-Perfect concept and why it’s super important
  • Setting up Illustrator for Pixel-Perfect workflow
  • Introduction to Icons and how to build them
  • Most common problems when creating pixel-perfect icons and how to avoid them.
  • Step by step workflow of creating 3 amazing pixel-perfect space icons
  • How to properly prepare and export icons
Requirements
  • A computer with Adobe Illustrator installed
  • Basic Adobe Illustrator knowledge is a plus. Nevertheless it's not mandatory since course covers every step in-depth.
Description

A comprehensive course that will teach you how to create sharp looking icons. No matter if you’re just starting out or already know a thing or two about icons – this course is for you! You not only learn what is pixel-perfect icons but also be able to practice creating three icons specially selected to cover every practical detail you might need to know.

Who this course is for:
  • Everyone who wants to know how to create sharp looking icons. No matter if you’re just starting out or already know a thing or two about icons – this course is for you!
Course content
Expand all 22 lectures 55:54
+ Icons. What They Are and How to Build Them?
4 lectures 07:24
What Are Icons?
01:35
Choosing the Right Size
01:32
Achieving Consistency Through the Use of Reference Grids
01:25
The Power of Numbers
02:52
+ What Are the Most Common Problems When Adhering to a Pixel Perfect Workflow
3 lectures 05:01
Shape Rotation
01:44
Handle Positioning
01:24
Clipping Masks Versus Shape Modes
01:53
+ Creating the Project Icons
5 lectures 23:10
Setting Up the Project File
02:07
How to Create the Orbiting Satellite Icon
07:25
How to Create the Solar System Icon
03:00
How to Create the Space Shuttle Icon
06:54
Creating Size Variations
03:44
+ The Exporting Process
2 lectures 04:12
The Save for Web Method
01:56
The Asset Export Panel
02:16