Tuesday, October 21, 2008

»» Photoshop Icons - Part 3

1. Pencil
The Pencil is one of the visual metaphors most used to express creativity. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to draw a pencil icon. We'll have a look at gradients, selection tools, and basic transform operations. Let's have some fun with this.

2. Construction Helmet
Construction icons have always been popular on-screen, and although those dot-com "under-construction" pages have mostly vanished from our screens, the trusty ol' yellow helmet icon still has its uses. In this tutorial, we'll be creating our very own icon from a photograph.

3. Calendar
Now i noticed that a lot of people create some really nice icons on their blogs so i decided to actually create a general icon for a Calendar. Below is the outcome of this tutorial:

4. RSS
Ever wondered how to make your own Mac icons? Have you ever created an icon and had trouble making the icons fully transparent?

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