Design your own Social Media Logo Icons in Adobe Illustrator
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Design your own Social Media Logo Icons in Adobe Illustrator

Create amazing, professional Logo Icons for Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and more, in under 1 HOUR!
4.2 (29 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.
2,426 students enrolled
Created by Adam Reed
Last updated 6/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use Adobe Illustrator to create Logos and Icons
  • Turn web images in to high quality vectors
  • Design a Twitter logo icon
  • Design a Vine logo icon
  • Design a Facebook logo icon
  • Design a Snapchat logo icon
  • Design an Instagram logo icon
  • Design a Pintrest logo icon
  • Learn how to blend icons in to the rest of your photograph, website or design
  • Use the Illustrator Pathfinder tool
  • Use the Illustrator Gradient tool
  • Learn some useful Keyboard Shortcuts to increase your speed and confidence in Illustrator
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Requirements
  • No experience needed
  • You need a Mac or PC with internet connection
  • You will learn to download and install Adobe Illustrator in this course
Description

This course teaches you the basics of Adobe Illustrator while showing you, step by step, how to create a set of amazing Social Media vector icons. By the end of this course you'll be able to take any image on the Web, and transform it in to a vector of your very own. In addition, you'll become comfortable with the Adobe Illustrator working environment, and build experience with a number of key tools, methods and sneaky shortcuts.

You'll create logo icons for:

  • Twitter
  • Vine
  • Facebook
  • Snapchat
  • Instagram
  • and Pintrest!

There are also Bonus tutorials on Transparency and Black and White alterations!

After this course you'll be able to market yourself as someone who can confidently and quickly edit logos, or even create vector logos from scratch, using images you or your client find online.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone
  • Designers
  • Marketers
  • Artists
  • Creatives
  • Startups
  • Entrepreneurs
  • UX/UI Designers
  • Business Owners
  • Social Media Managers
  • Social Media Marketers
  • Social Media Strategists
  • Web Designers and Developers
  • App Designers and Developers
  • Beginner to Advanced Adobe Illustrator users
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
01:18:01
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Introduction
2 Lectures 08:39

A short video guide on where to find the free trial for Adobe Illustrator 2016.

Preview 01:59
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Illustrator: Designing Social Media Logo Icons
10 Lectures 56:16

This lecture provides you a list of resources we'll be using in this course. This is a list of links to images that I edit throughout this Section. The course will be easier to follow and understand if you use the same images as me.

Links to Social Media Images
00:19

In this part of the course I run through a number of different keyboard shortcuts/hotkeys to help you speed up your editing process in Adobe Illustrator.

Useful Tools and Keyboard Shortcuts
09:32

Design 1: Twitter
05:05

Design 2: Vine
03:12

Design 3: Snapchat
05:28

Design 4: Facebook
04:49

Now for a challenge. In this lecture we learn how to use the gradient tool to re-create the new Instagram colour scheme.

Design 5: Instagram
11:43

It might seem straight-forward but it isn't! For our Pintrest icon we need to use the Pathfinder tool, and we also need to use the Direct Selection Tool (Keyboard shortcut: A) to edit nodes.

Design 6: Pintrest
10:55

Finishing Touches
03:05
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Extras: Bonus Tutorials
3 Lectures 13:10
Alignment and Distribution
02:53

If you want to remove the 'White' from the icons, here I'll show you how to do so. It's very easy and it allows you to create 'Windows' in your icons, through which you can view whatever is underneath.

Transparency Tutorial
07:53

Here you can learn how to turn your set of icons in to simple yet effective Black and White logos.

Black and White Tutorial
02:24
About the Instructor
Adam Reed
4.5 Average rating
1,569 Reviews
17,379 Students
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E-Commerce Entrepreneur and Best Selling Udemy Instructor

Best Selling Udemy Instructor for Ecommerce Shopify & Dropshipping

A 22 year old graduate and entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in online enterprise. Adam was quick to launch his first online business at the age of 15 and has developed various online ventures over the past 7 years.

Recently, Adam demonstrated his ability to launch and grow a new Shopify e-Commerce Store to Six Figure Valuations in under 3 Months. With this store now turning over around £30,000 per month, and with most tasks now outsourced to Virtual Assistants, Adam's aim for 2017 is to teach others how to do the same, whilst building multiple new stores himself.

Through starting and running online enterprises, Adam has developed a wide range of skills and expertise, in areas including:

• e-Commerce
• Dropshipping
• Facebook Ads and Google AdWords
• Social Media Marketing
• Email Marketing
• Supply Chain Management
• Web and Mobile App Development
• Outsourcing and developing Lifestyle Businesses
• Graphic Design (Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop)
• Social Media Growth Hacks and Automation