Flat Icons: Create Flat Design Icons In PowerPoint

Learn how to design flat icons in 10 minutes using Microsoft PowerPoint!
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  • Lectures 22
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

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DESIGN FLAT ICONS IN < 10 MINUTES USING POWERPOINT - FOR PC USERS

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DID YOU KNOW?
You can create beautiful flat design icons in Microsoft PowerPoint and not just boring slideshows! You don't need to be an artist or a designer to create custom icons.They can be created using simple shapes and colors. And if you have creativity by your side, you can use PowerPoint as your canvas to design icons - that gets your message across accurately.

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NO EXPENSIVE SOFTWARE!

NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED!

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WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?
In this course, I’ll provide a step-by-step process to create customized icons using a combination of shapes & colors in PowerPoint. Right from choosing color themes, to merging shapes and exporting vector icons. It's all covered! This is a complete ‘hands-on’ course with various exercises and we promise you it’s going to be a lot of fun!

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So, let’s dive in right away. We’ll see you on the other side!


What are the requirements?

  • Windows PC
  • Microsoft PowerPoint (2013 or above)
  • An open mind and willingness to learn!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Design flat-design icons for various categories such as Business, Education, Medical and Food
  • Save icons as vector files

What is the target audience?

  • This Icon Design course is meant for non-designers who are not familiar with complex tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator and/or students who are looking for an easy way to design flat icons using Microsoft PowerPoint. No prior experience is needed.

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
01:05

By the end of this lecture, you'll be able to understand the course objectives and the key takeaways from this Flat Icon Design course.

Section 2: Getting the Basics Right
02:16

By the end of this lecture, you'll be able to use"Shapes" and "Merge Shapes" options to create icons.

02:40

By the end of this lecture, you'll be able to identify the right colors for your icon design.

03:49

By the end of this lecture, you'll be able to add shadow effects to your flat icons.

Section 3: Designing Business & Office Icons
09:18

By the end of this lecture, you'll learn how to design a "Presentation" icon using various shapes, colors and shadow effects in PowerPoint.

08:40

By the end of this lecture, you'll learn how to design a "Target" icon using various shapes, colors and shadow effects in PowerPoint.

Exercise #1: Designing an Email Icon
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Exercise #2: Designing a Shopping Cart Icon
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Section 4: Designing Food & Beverages Icons
06:26

By the end of this lecture, you'll learn how to design a "Wine Glass" icon using various shapes, colors and shadow effects in PowerPoint.

09:58

By the end of this lecture, you'll learn how to design a "Pizza" icon using various shapes, colors and shadow effects in PowerPoint.

Exercise #3: Designing an Omelette Icon
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Exercise #4: Designing an Icecream Icon
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Section 5: Designing Medical Icons
09:27

By the end of this lecture, you'll learn how to design an "Ambulance" icon using various shapes, colors and shadow effects in PowerPoint.

06:47

By the end of this lecture, you'll learn how to design a "Cardiogram" icon using various shapes, colors and shadow effects in PowerPoint.

Exercise #5: Designing a Syringe Icon
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Exercise #6: Designing a Stethoscope Icon
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Section 6: Designing Education Icons
08:44

By the end of this lecture, you'll learn how to design a "Mortarboard" icon using various shapes, colors and shadow effects in PowerPoint.

07:23

By the end of this lecture, you'll learn how to design a "Conical Flask" icon using various shapes, colors and shadow effects in PowerPoint.

Exercise #7: Designing a Pencil Icon
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Exercise #8: Designing a Printer Icon
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Section 7: Saving Icons As Vectors: Converting To EPS
02:27

By the end of this lecture, you'll be able to learn how to save icons as EMF vector files. You'll also learn how to convert EMF files to EPS files using a free tool for Windows.

Section 8: Conclusion
00:46

By the end of this lecture, you'll be able to learn the next steps of actions to make the best use of this icon design course.

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Visual Deck, Design & Animation Made Simple For Everyone

In this day and age of digital marketing, having the right visual content can increase the brand value significantly. But not everyone is equipped to create professional graphics and videos on their own. This means people spend thousands of dollars in hiring designers or buying expensive softwares, which have deep learning curves and are not easy to use.

So, What's The Solution?
The solution would be to use readily-available tools like PowerPoint or use free online tools which are easy to use. With Visual Deck, you can learn to create your own professional graphics, presentations and animated videos with no prior experience whatsoever! Our hands-on courses include various examples and techniques, to help people create stunning visual content in minutes.

Why Enroll In Our Courses?
Over 7500 students across 135 countries have enrolled in our courses to create visually-engaging content for their companies and clients. Our courses can help you in building your brand, starting a side-hustle business or even creating a full-time income from the skills you acquire.

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