How To Create App Icons in Affinity Designer
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How To Create App Icons in Affinity Designer

How To Create Modern Flat Design App Icons in Affinity Designer
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Created by Dawid Tuminski
Last updated 12/2018
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours 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
  • How to create flat design app icons in Affinity Designer
  • How to use basic and more advanced tools in Affinity Designer
Requirements
  • Affinity Designer installed
  • basic understanding of Affinity Designer is recommended
Description

If you ever wanted to learn graphic design and have something to show for it, then you are in for a treat.

Welcome to How To Create App icons in Affinity Designer.

The course that  will help you get real graphic design and Affinity Designer skills.

Because it's all about practicality.

Inside you will find more than 15 mobile application icon designs that will help you understand

  • the Pen tool

  • the custom shapes tools

  • fills, strokes and gradients

  • transformations, including rotating, flipping and stacking

  • shape creation techniques, like dividing, adding and subtracting

and lots more!

So if you ever felt disappointed after learning design software, because you couldn't see any practical benefits from what you learnt, you will love this  course.

Its main goal is you gaining serious design and Affinity Designer skills that will stay with you for the rest of your design career.

The course is more than 20 (!) projects teaching you how to create:

  • a Camera app icon

  • a Podcast app icon

  • a Chrome browser icon

  • a modern smartphone mock up

to name just a few!

We will get our hands dirty and design modern flat design icons from A to Z.

And in the process you will learn simple as well as more advanced Affinity Designer techniques.

It's recommended that you have some basic understanding of Affinity Designer.

We won't be talking about every fundamental aspect of it - we will dive straight into the creation process so you can learn as much as possible in as reasonable amount of time as possible.

The course will help you gain confidence in creating flat design artwork and using Affinity Designer independently.

You will get skills that will help you build a portfolio of custom, nicely looking graphic design elements that yo can use in your own projects.

So if you really want to learn Affinity Designer and you don't want to spend months watching tutorials that get you nowhere, give this course a shot.

Hope to see you inside!

Who this course is for:
  • BBeginner and intermediate graphic designers who want to get real life Affinity Designer skills
Course content
Expand all 37 lectures 03:43:29
+ Introduction
1 lecture 02:18

If you ever wanted to learn graphic design and have something to sho for it, then you are iin for a treat.

Welcome to How To Create App icons in Affinity Designer.

This course will help you get real graphic design and Affinity Designer skills, because it's all about practicality.

Inside you will find more than 15 mobile application icon designs tht will help you understand

  • the Pen tool

  • the custom shapes tools

  • gradients

  • transformations

and lots more!

We will get our hands dirty and design modern flat design icons from A to Z.

And in the process you will learn simple as well as more advanced Affinity Designer techniques.

At the end of it, you will hopefully gain confidence in creating flat design artwork and using Affinity Designer independently.

Preview 02:18
+ Create the smartphone
6 lectures 34:09

We will start of with creating a new document.

I've attached all the neccessary files to this lecture.

Just download the zipped file, unzip it and you are ready to go!

Create a new document
02:16

Next you will create the main shape and add the wallpaper

Create the main shape and add the wallpaper
07:01

In this video you will add the navigation icons

Add the navigation icons
04:19

Now you will add the the applications wireframe

Create the applications' icons' wireframe
03:46

In this lecture you will add the hour and notification icons

Add the hour and notification icons
04:55

Next, create the signal, wi-fi and battery icons

Create the signal, wi-fi and battery icons
11:52
+ The Telphone App Icon
1 lecture 10:56

Fist you will create a telephone app icon

How To Create a Telephone App icon
10:56
+ The Messages App Icon
2 lectures 10:45

First, yuo will create the document and color palette

Create the document and color palette
04:48

Now, you will create the messages app icon

Create the messages app icon
05:57
+ The Contacts App Icon
2 lectures 12:42

First, trace the image to crate the main shape

Trace the portrait photo to create the main shape
07:16

Create the clipping mask and finish the icon

Create the clping mask and finish the iconp
05:26
+ The Camera App Icon
1 lecture 10:22

How To Create a Camera App Icon

How To Create a Camera App Icon
10:22
+ The Gmail Inspired App Icon
2 lectures 11:03

Create the main envelope shape

Create the main envelope shape
06:05

Add the paper and Gmail logo

Add the paper and Gmail logo
04:58
+ The Google Play Logo Inpsired App Icon
2 lectures 12:24

Create the rounded triangle first

Create the rounded triangle first
03:35

Divide the shape and add colors

Divide the shape and add colors
08:49
+ The Gallery App Icon
1 lecture 07:12

9How to create a gallery app icon

How to create a gallery app icon
07:12