We have become more visual creatures, where having bright colors and images help us interact more with a website. This is why tiny icons can play such a huge part when it comes to website design and website application.
Facebook’s tiny F, Twitter’s Blue Bird and Google’s G+ have a significant effect to the readers on a website. Users know that clicking these little icons will lead them to share the website or specific content of the website with their followers on specific social media. This is the power of icons!
Icons aren’t the easiest to build, they require a lot of time and creativity. However, there are a few tricks that you can use to make things simpler for you. This is what we offer in our Icon Design beginner course!
This epic course has been designed from the ground up to help from inspiring you to actually bringing that inspiration to life. With experts from the icon and design industry, we have devised this brilliant course to help any one itching to get their creativity and providing them with the right direction.
The course will include theory behind icon design, as well as practical exercises that you can work on to help solidify your knowledge of icon designing. Created as a mini bible, the course will be the only thing you need to get yourself started in the design world.
The course will cover various topics such as the power of design, where you will learn exactly why icon design is important, basic icon principles, as well as the different places where you can find your inspiration from. We have also dedicated a complete section to nothing but exercises. As icon design is creative and hands-on, theory can only get us so far. Practice and actual practical applications are the only ways you’ll be able to truly put your ideas on paper and bring them to life. After these exercises, you will learn how to bring them to life with various tools and services, including Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop Creative Cloud.
At the end of this course, you will have the knowledge and the confidence to create a whole suite of consistent icons for print or digital delivery.
Let’s take a detailed look at what you will learn in this course:
- The power of great icons, including their importance in web designed
- Basic icon principles to help you get started with icon design
- Planning the creation of your icons with the help of a design brief
- Metaphors and sketching as essential steps in the icon design process
- How to get started with icon design
- Finding the right tool for your design process
- Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop Creative Cloud tools
- Finding the right size for your icon
- Exporting your icons for print or digital delivery.
With so much power in icons, what’s stopping your creativity from bursting forth? Enroll Now and let’s become an icon specialist.