Creating symbols


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Creating symbols

Over the course of your design career, you will accumulate a countless number of assets that you can repurpose for other projects. The hard part is keeping track of all of them. One method that I have used that has served me really well over the last few years is creating symbol libraries inside of Illustrator. Take these icons for instance. These are just basic social media icons that I created inside of Illustrator, but I want to repurpose them and use them in various designs that I might have. A year from now I don't want have to go find this file somewhere backed up on a different drive or something like that.

I want to be able to quickly get a hold of all of these icons so I can drag and drop them into any project that I might be working on. The answer to that is symbols. So in this movie we are going to take these icons and we are going to turn them into a symbol library which we can then use in any project we want going forward. In order to do this, I need to first ...

Creating symbols
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Creating symbols provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Justin Seeley as part of the Illustrator for Web Design

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Design Web
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Illustrator
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