Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Drawing the gear icon, part of Sketch Essential Training: The Basics (2015).
- So, now we're going to draw the gear icon,…and we're going to use the polygon tool to do this.…So, let's come up to the insert menu.…Let's come down and choose shape, then polygon.…Let's click and drag, hold the shift key.…Let's make this about 80 pixels by 80 pixels.…Let's come down to our style.…Let's choose the icon border.…Next, let's come over here to the points…and let's change the number of points…from five to 24.…We can see that the polygon, which now…looks more like a circle, is made up of 24 points.…
I'll press the escape key to get…out of the vector editing.…Click on the stage.…Let's come over to the Insert menu.…Let's bring in an oval.…Let's click and drag.…Let's assign the icon border style.…And now for the size, let's come in here…and set this size to 58 pixels by 58 pixels.…Press return.…Then we'll grab this, and let's position this…right in the center of the 24 point polygon.…Then, let's come up here to the outer polygon,…let's double-click this to get into the vector editing,…let's grab the topmost point…
- Creating pages and artboards
- Adding a navigation bar
- Creating a logo
- Drawing custom shape-based icons
- Building links
- Adjusting layouts for medium screens
- Adapting layouts for small screens
- Exporting artboards and assets
Skill Level Beginner
1. Design and Layout
2. Creating Layouts for Medium Screens
3. Adapting Your Design to Small Screens
4. Saving and Exporting Assets
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