5186 readers Continuing the series on icon design, in this tutorial we will learn about the basic principles of creating small icons. It turns out that Adobe Illustrator is suitable for creating pixel icons and it is not so difficult to make them. Let’s get started! Step 1 Start with the creation of a base icon 128 x 128px
3094 readersIf you design or develop applications for the iPhone, iPad, Android or any other web- or mobile-based applications, you know that icons can be tedious work and can significantly add to the billable time and overall cost for your clients. When you want to deploy time and cost-efficient applications, you turn to pre-designed application
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4593 readers Icon Factory ($5, Mac App Store) provides a simple way to create icons without a lot of effort. Even if you’re a Photoshop user, creating icons in the necessary sizes can be cumbersome, and Icon Factory performs this task with one click. You can also add the infamous glass effect and rounded corners with ease,
5802 readers In this tutorial we will take a look at the process of creating a realistic icon, which encompasses a variety of techniques such as 3D modeling, gradient fills and color work, different ways of creating shadows and highlights. Within this page, I’ll describe the basic principles of creating realistic vector objects, which will be useful
2598 readersWhen working with screen rulings, particularly those above 200 LPI or FM screening, you may need to know the size of dots in microns. This is to make sure that the plates, plate imaging system, press, and ink pigments are all capable of delivering the ...
1938 readers Icon packs are incredible time-savers for graphic designers, especially when you can get your hands on premium quality icon packs for free. Time is money, so having a vast arsenal of professional icon packs at your fingertips means you can craft great-looking designs, within budget, and faster; so you can ultimately make more money. Start
1727 readersWhen implementing FM screening it sometimes helps to view the screening in the context of AM/XM halftoning. There are two basic ways to look at how they compare.The first is related to their resolution, or detail rendering equivalency. That is usually ...
4990 readers Elusive Icons are 271 vector icons specifically developed for Bootstrap, but since they’re collected into a Web font, they will work with custom projects as well. These clean, simple icons cover a wide variety of needs for Web and mobile apps. Use them freely, from http://aristeides.com/elusive-iconfont/
6880 readers Traditionally, to create a handmade icon graphic you would need paints and brushes. We will only need a graphic tablet, Illustrator and the DrawScribe plugin. For quick recoloring of a completed icon, we’ll also make use of the Phantasm CS plugin. This is the fourth and final instalment of the icon design mini series. Let’s get
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