Whether you're using Sketch's own built-in tool mirror or other features within the app, it's wise to preview your images before exporting and handing off to developers. In this video, Renata walks through how to do that.
- [Instructor] On previewing images in Sketch,…there's a couple ways in which we can do this.…Ideally, you will have gove to Sketch preferences,…and you'll have pixel fitting on.…This is perfect for when you're resizing images,…because it'll keep your pixels to one…as opposed to 1.5, or .5, or .83,…or some fraction of a pixel,…as opposed to just one pixel.…If we close that and select our bear here,…we can go to view, canvas, and show pixel grid on zoom,…and the second one will show the pixel grid…as you zoom in really close to the object,…you have to be at least 600% on the zoom.…
We're just going to utilize show pixels on zoom,…and now you can see that our image is a little fuzzy,…and what we're going to do here is…we're going to go ahead and take a close look at our image.…So as we double click on our oval shape,…the one that is the map pinpoint icon,…you'll see that it's 53.5 and 100.94…in our properties window,…so in order to fix that, we can go up to our toolbar,…click round to pixel, and you see how it's now 54 and 101.…
In this course, discover how to create icons with Sketch. Renata Phillippi takes you through each stage of the process, explaining how to set up a file, create and combine shapes, add color and depth to your artwork, and finally, export your design. Upon wrapping up this course, you'll have created several simple icons, and have the knowledge you need to start bringing more of your design ideas to life.
- Conceiving the design
- Setting up the file
- Building initial shapes and outlines
- Adding color and shadows
- Manipulating type
- Preparing and exporting your icon for developers to integrate