Learn about the visual characteristics that retain the continuity of iconography.
- [Narrator] Creating a set of icons requires…paying attention to the details…in order to retain continuity as you create.…In this movie, I want to help you understand what…to watch for, what details need to be retained consistently…to produce a set of icons that work well as a family.…So here's a base black and white set of icons…that I created for a medical facility,…and I want to go over certain attributes that you need…to retain in order to keep continuity…to your total iconography set.…
Most people aren't developing just one single icon.…If you do that, that's easy and very forgiving,…because you don't have any other visuals to compare…to it to see if you've kept a continuity.…It's kind of self contained.…But in this case, we have multiple icons,…and they all need to work together and work well together.…So the first thing that's important…to consider is proportion.…Once again, most iconic efforts…are going to be a squarish proportion.…
Now, this is true on a user interface platform,…as I stated in a previous movie,…
- Developing icon ideas
- Simplifying complex shapes
- Drawing visual metaphors
- Establishing visual continuity
- Creating flat icons
- Creating long shadow icons
- Detailing icons
- Creating pixel perfect icons
- Reviewing how icon art is used in a variety of design contexts
Skill Level Intermediate
Drawing Vector Graphics: Patternswith Von Glitschka4h Intermediate
1. Iconic Fundamentals
2. Vector Icon Design
3. Raster Icon Design
4. Iconography Samples
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