Icon Design Basics | Matt Schroeter | Skillshare
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5 Videos (16m)
    • Intro

    • Photograph Object

    • Set Up Adobe Illustrator

    • Outline Object

    • Refine Object & Export


About This Class

In just 16 minutes, learn how to take an object and turn it into a clean + simple icon you can use in design projects!

Tools needed:

  • A camera or smartphone with a camera
  • A computer with Adobe Illustrator installed

If you want to see how I prepared my design at each stage, you can download the examples below and use them as a reference or starting point to your own project.

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Matt Schroeter

Freelance Designer & Photographer

I'm a freelance designer and photographer based in Vancouver, Canada. I've worked with a wide range of clients for over 7 years now, usually making designs for websites and apps. I've exhibited and won awards for my photography work, and websites I've designed have been used by millions of people.

Keeping a strong connection to my community alive is really important to me too. You can often find my work in local non-profit organizations, including Gordon Neighbourhood House's activiti...

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