Creating Icons with Illustrator

Learn to create a custom set of icons that complements the needs and feel of any project.
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Instructed by Max Burnside Design / Graphic Design
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

Adobe Illustrator software is quite possibly the best vector-drawing environment that allows you to make graphics that scale across media. You could create and resize logos, icons, website buttons and more without worrying about a blurry end result.

This class, taught by Adobe Illustrator pro Max Burnside will teach you how to create amazing icons with Illustrator.

By the end of this class you will have all the skills to start making beautiful icons that will make your website or project stand out.

What are the requirements?

  • A little prior experience with Illustrator is required for this class. You will need to have Adobe Illustrator version CS4 or higher already downloaded on this laptop for the start of class. The full version of Adobe Illustrator CS6 or the free 30-day trial version of it can be found at http://www.adobe.com/products/illustrator.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Teach you how to create amazing icons with Illustrator.
  • Create and resize logos, icons, website buttons and more without worrying about a blurry end result.

What is the target audience?

  • Complete Beginners
  • Entrepreneurs & Founders
  • Designers
  • Freelancers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Welcome
Preview
00:57
What makes a great icon and key things about illustrator
Preview
04:20
Section 2: Setting guides
Setting Guides
Preview
02:24
Section 3: Basic Outlining
Drawing the outside shape of each icon
Preview
04:51
Section 4: Building Your Icon Set
Building Your Icon Set - Part 1
07:30
Building Your Icon Set - Part 2
11:38
Building Your Icon Set - Part 3
13:31
Building Your Icon Set - Part 4
11:54
Section 5: Exporting Your Icon Set
Trick to export entire icon set in one step
06:02
End of Class
00:30

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Instructor Biography

Max Burnside, Expert Web Designer and Developer

Max Burnside is a designer from Cincinnati, OH with experience working for startups and corporations, particularly in icon design and illustration. His design weapons of choice are Adobe Illustrator, Animatron and Sketch.

This class, taught by Adobe Illustrator pro Max Burnside will teach you how to create amazing icons with Illustrator.

Hope you'll enjoy this course!

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