Get an overview of the ever-changing icon-sizing standards for various platforms.
- [Instructor] It used to be that anything on screen…was considered low resolution.…Usually, 72 dpi.…But with the progression of high resolution screens,…retina monitors, and HD on TV's, computers,…and mobile devices the tables have turned.…Off set print used to be considered high resolution…at 300 dpi.…But many on screen graphics now are producing…image quality that far exceeds the limitation…of print resolution.…
It's a brave new design world we live in.…So, let's take a look at how resolution…independent vector-based artwork…can assist in the sizing of iconography…over various platforms of usage.…Now, on specifically the Apple Mac platform,…all iconography is delivered in a final format…that is this suffix, .incs stands for icons.…And when you're delivering macOS based iconography…this is sizing that you'll want to align to.…
We can go ahead and shut this off.…All of these on the Mac platform,…the largest one will be 124x124,…that's a 1024x1024 pixels width and height.…Now, when it comes to macOS,…you'll see that it has a 512…
- 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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