This course provides a great insight on how to work with Autodesk Graphic, formerly known as iDraw. One of the best affordable alternatives to Adobe's illustrator out there. In this course you will learn how to create a set of professional icons while learning all about the features and functionalities of the Mac version of Autodesk Graphic.
If you are interested in Autodesk Graphic, you want to create your own icons, or just interested in creating vector art this course is something for you. There are no knowledge prerequisites what so ever. You will start from the basics going from minimal icons, weather icons, metro style icons to detailed icon sets in four different sections. Each section will conclude with a quiz to test what you have learned.
You will need a Mac to follow along and create the icons yourself. We will provide exercises in order for you to be able to practice your new skills.
Note that during the course we will not cover the iPad version of the application.
In this lecture you will learn how to create a new document in Autodesk Graphic
In this lecture you will learn more about the interface of Autodesk Graphic as well as configuring the grid for optimal use.
Using the rectangle and the rounded rectangle to create a battery icon.
Use layers to create three states of the battery icon.
In this lecture you will learn how to create a download icon using the sphere tool and the union boolean operator.
In this lecture you will learn how to easily export the icons to the file system.
In this lecture you will learn how to scale your icons and how to combine your icons in an icon sheet
Make 2 exercises : a download icon and a magnifier icon.
This quiz tests what you learned in the first section of this course.
In this lecture you wil learn how to create a color palette and use it to create the rainy cloud icon
In this lecture you will learn how to create a sun icon using the rotate copy technique.
In this lecture you will learn how to combine the two icons created in the last two lectures.
In this lecture you will learn how to create an umbrella icon using only the path tools.
Make 2 exercises : a snowy could, and a foggy cloud.
In this lecture you will learn to create a gear icon in metro style.
In this lecture you will learn to use the line tool to create a line chart icon.
In this lecture you will learn to make a pie chart using the arc tool.
In this lecture you will learn to use pen tool by tracing an image.
Make 2 exercises : a "Home" icon and a "Heart" icon.
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