How to create flat design icons in 15 minutes

Learn how to create flat design interface icons in 15 minutes using Adobe Illustrator. Flat design made easy!
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  • Lectures 40
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

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New icon added: How to design a fun alien icon in Illustrator.
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If you want to learn about illustrator or flat design in a rather fun, EASY!, and a straight to the point way. Then you should take this course. Dawid is an amazing lecturer who takes you step by step through each design and he shows you the perfect way to design icons you can be proud of. I cannot recommend this course enough.

James Ward

Aren’t you tired of spending days watching courses and tutorials on Illustrator, that get you nowhere?

That’s because they mainly talk about the tools, not showing practical examples and how to get things done.

And I am like you: I like to learn only the important skills.

So if you want to:

  • learn practical Illustrator techniques
  • design flat icons immediately
  • and use Illustrator independently

…then you are in for a treat.

Because this course will easily build your confidence in Illustrator and flat design.

Each lecture is a 15 minute piece of practical Illustrator and flat design skillset, that will make you a flat design superhero.

And it’s real.

It’s happening to other students in the course:

Wonderful!

Only finished the first icon so far and I already feel a huge amount more confident in Illustrator and the overall flat design. The quality of the videos are great, clear voice and easy to follow.

Matthew Inglis

Take a look at just a small fraction of flat design magic, that’s waiting for you inside:

  • Powerful and simplistic techniques like long shadow effect, pathfinder, pen tool and so much more
  • Flat design fundamentals to feed you with all the crucial information you need
  • Clear, concise and practical videos, that get you straight to the point

Picture yourself opening up Adobe Illustrator and looking at your wonderful flat design creation, that you did independently in just 15 minutes.

It doesn’t matter if you are a complete beginner.

It doesn’t matter if you don’t feel confident to design independently.

It doesn’t even matter if you think, that your skillset is not enough.

Because, as one of my students, Sharon Yeo, put it:

As a complete beginner to Illustrator, this was a great course to help me quickly get started learning useful techniques in Illustrator and designing flat icons immediately. Builds confidence in being able to design flat icons independently!

There is no risk in just trying this course out. It’s completely refundable.

You are totally covered by an unconditional 30-day 100% money back guarantee.

So it’s up to you now.

Enroll in the course and become a flat design superstar.

Thanks,
Dawid

PS. This is what one of my students, Ioannis Tsiakos, had to say about this course:

Easiest way to learn flat icon design

I learnt more in one hour watching this course, than i would have if i had spent days reading online tutorials. Super easy to follow and great examples/ cases that illustrate how illustrator works and how designers think when approaching a flat icon design :) Recommended!

What are the requirements?

  • You will need a computer with Adobe Illustrator installed (CS5 or newer)
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is advised

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Design flat looking user interface icons
  • Tell the difference between flat design and skeuomorphism
  • Create long shadow effect
  • Use powerful Adobe Illustrator techniques

What is the target audience?

  • It's for designers who want to learn flat design
  • It's for user interface designers
  • It's for designers who want to learn Adobe illustrator by example

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. Let's learn the flat design basics.
04:20

Learn flat design. Start from learning the principles and the most prominent examples in the tech world.

1 question

What are Your takeaways?

Section 2: Create a flat design lab flask icon
07:18

Learn flat design. Let's start creating the base shape.

06:02

Learn flat design. Let's finish the icon with the fluid shape, bubbles and the background. Let's also add the colors.

Flat design quiz #2
1 question
Section 3: Create a flat design beer icon
05:53

Learn flat design. Let's start creating the icon with the base shape and the foam.

06:42

Learn flat design. Why don't we finish creating the icon.

Congratulations! You earned your Bronze Flat Design Badge!
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Section 4: Create a flat design barbecue icon
09:12

Let's create the base of the icon

06:54

Learn flat design. Let's finish creating the icon

Section 5: Let's create wine glasses flat design icon
09:47

Learn how to create wine glasses flat design icon. Learn the power of the arc tool.

05:19

Learn how to create wine glasses icon: add colors and finish the icon.

Section 6: Create a sun flat design icon
08:24

Learn flat design. In this video we'll start creating the sun flat design icon. We'll create the basic shape: ellipse with the "rays".

05:05

Learn flat design. We'll finish the shape off with the colors and the background.

Flat design quiz #3
1 question
Why not leave a review?
00:57
Section 7: Let's create the dumbbell flat design icon.
08:35

Learn flat design. In this video we'll start creating the dumbbell flat design icon. We'll create the basic shape.

07:46

Learn flat design. In this video we'll continue creating the dumbbell flat design icon. We'll learn how to create the long shadow effect.

Flat design quiz #4
1 question
Congratulations! You earned your Flat Design Silver Badge!
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Section 8: Ending
01:13

Learn flat design. In this video we'll sum up what we've learnt so far and get ready for the next lectures.

Section 9: Let's create the sushi flat design icon
Let's create Sushi flat design icon
06:01
Let's finish the sushi flat design icon
05:56
Section 10: Let's create a suitcase flat design icon
Let's create a suitcase flat design icon
07:50
Let's finish the icon
03:57
Section 11: Let's create a girl flat design icon
A girl icon: the hair and the face
04:50
A girl icon: the neck and the shoulders
06:06
Section 12: Let's create a bird flat icon
Let's start creating the icon
04:00
Let's finish creating the bird flat icon
04:58
Section 13: Let's create the smartphone icon
Let's start creating the smartphone icon
04:12
Let's continue creating the smartphone icon
02:23
Section 14: Design an iOS inspired calendar app icon
Let's start the design process
Preview
04:28
Let's finish the icon
Preview
02:26
Section 15: Design an Android Lollipop inspired camera app icon
Let's start the design process
05:11
Let's finish the icon
05:25
Section 16: Design a Windows Phone inspired podcast app icon
Let's start the design process
04:59
Let's finish the icon
03:47
Congratulations! You earned your Flat Design Gold Badge!
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Section 17: How To Create A Flat Desig Back Pack
Let's start designing the flat design back pack
08:02
Let's finish the back pack
05:41
Section 18: Students ask
Coming up with color schemes
07:39
Marking the center spot
06:33
Section 19: How To Design A Flat Design Alien
Let's start the design
10:09
Bonus Lecture
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Instructor Biography

Dawid Tuminski, Adobe Certified Expert Designer and Online Entrepreneur

I've been using graphical software for many years now and I've recently decided to share my knowledge with others and I always try to do it in a straight-to-the-point kind of way with a touch of entertainment.

To tell you the truth I never thought of taking up a career as a teacher of any kind. In fact, I was always reluctant to agree with people, who always encouraged me to teach, saying: You should be a teacher!

But here I am and I am really enjoying it!

At first I started learning Photoshop. Then it was Illustrator and logo design principles. I kind of stuck with these two programs for a few years to eventually start learning web development through Dreamweaver and Wordpress.

My decision to start teaching was based on the quality of trainings and tutorials I saw and participated in. I thought to myself: Man. I really could do this!

So here I am now, online on Udemy and offline, in my home city.

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