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Icon Design: Create a Cohesive Icon Set

Adam Whitcroft, Designer, Iconographer

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26 Videos (1h 59m)
    • Trailer

      0:58
    • Introduction: Overview

      0:48
    • Introduction: Adam Whitcroft

      7:06
    • Illustrator Basics: Setup

      2:04
    • Illustrator Basics: Functions

      5:29
    • Concepting: The List

      3:17
    • Initial: Tent

      5:08
    • Initial: Lantern

      4:23
    • Initial: Backpack

      5:29
    • Iteration: Tent

      4:16
    • Iteration: Lantern

      5:02
    • Iteration: Backpack

      9:34
    • Presentation: Roughs

      3:36
    • Photoshop Basics: Icon Workflow

      0:47
    • Photoshop Basics: Functions

      3:57
    • Remaking: Tent

      8:59
    • Remaking: Lantern

      7:31
    • Remaking: Backpack

      9:35
    • Expanding: Compass

      9:01
    • Expanding: Sleeping Bag

      3:53
    • Expanding: Coffee Press

      9:45
    • Presentation: In-Progress Set

      1:16
    • Final Touches: Details

      1:30
    • Final Touches: Path Cleanup

      3:54
    • Conclusion: Final Set

      1:05
    • Explore Design on Skillshare

      0:37
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About This Class

Create a custom set of icons that complements the needs and feel of any project. In this short class, designer Adam Whitcroft provides a behind-the-scenes look at creating a cohesive set of outdoor-themed icons.Ā Using Illustrator and Photoshop, he shows how to develop a theme, iterate on initial sketches, and polish a complete icon set that's perfect for clients, colleagues, or personal work. Whether you're a designer or an illustrator, this class is great forĀ strengthening skills in observation, design, abstraction, building an aesthetic, and designing icons that match your creative vision.

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Adam Whitcroft

Designer, Iconographer

Adam Whitcroft is UK-based, South African-born iconographer and designer well known for his website, icon, and app design. Before transitioning into a full design career, he studied at the London International School of Fashion.

Online, you can follow his work on Twitter, Dribbble, and Instagram. You can also explore a number of his side projects: Batch, Climacons, City Icons for Offscreen Magazine, Wirekit, Apaxy and Proto.

In a 2013 interview with The Industry, Adam offered ad...

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