In this video, John-Paul Ballard shows you symbols and text overrides in Sketch.
- [Instructor] Let's continue with Sketch…by taking a look at two powerful and time-saving features.…Symbols and text overrides.…To get a good understanding of how this works,…I'm going to use a free template…from a website called sketchappsources.com,…and this is usually the first place I go…for anything I need for Sketch.…It's an excellent place, and it has premium paid templates,…as well as free templates, and it just has…a lot of high quality stuff,…so it's an excellent place to bookmark…and do a search here for just about anything you need.…
So before you create something,…there's usually someone either giving it away for free…or selling it for a very reasonable price…considering the amount of effort…that goes into a lot of this artwork,…and so I'm going to look for something…that is education related.…I'm going to say, certificate of completion.…That should have some text in it…so I can show text overrides.…And here we have a certificate template, perfect.…
So, and it looks like it's under the free resources.…
In this course, John-Paul Ballard shows you how Sketch fits into your curriculum design workflow. He demonstrates how to use the design features to make icons, shapes, and tables. Then, he takes you right into practical uses, showing you how to make a rubric, a syllabus, a handout, and how to save these as reusable templates. He also discusses how layout and intuitive design improves the user experience for your learners and is complementary to an instructional systems design workflow.
- User experience (UX)
- Instructional systems design (ISD)
- Using artboards and vectors
- Creating icons and text
- Using Sketch templates
- Creating your own templates
- Making a printable handout
- Creating a grading rubric
- Organizing assets
- Creating a course syllabus