21 tutorials to make you a better Icon Designer

You have asked us to post more tutorials on Inspiredology. We will admit tutorials haven’t been a huge category on Inspiredology. With that said we are going to post more articles on tutorials, where to find the best tutorials, we will post a few tutorials here from time to time.

Inspiredology is about inspiration, and some tutorials are inspiring, but they are more about teaching and learning the techniques. Our previous round-up of “16 Photoshop Tutorials to make you a better designer” was a great post, and thought we could follow that format and just dive a but deeper into Icon Design.

Icon design is more popular now then every before, with the popularity of mobile apps, and internet based apps. Icons are becoming a powerful tool to help users understand functions and actions within an environment. With these tutorials, we hope that if you are a beginner or a seasoned pro you will have learned a new technique or been inspired to start designing your own icons.

How to Create a Photorealistic iMac and Magic Mouse

Create a Chalkboard Icon Using Photoshop and IconBuilder

How To Create a Detailed Apple iPad Icon in Photoshop

How To Create An Academy Icon From Simple Shapes

Create A Briefcase Icon

Create a Stylized First Aid Icon in Illustrator

How to Create a Golden, Vector Compass in Illustrator

How to Create a Gearbox Settings Icon Using Simple Shapes

How to Create a Van Icon in Photoshop

Create An Aperture Style Camera Lens Icon

iTune Icon

How to Create a Transparent Battery Icon

Create a Glossy Volt Icon in Photoshop

Create a Detailed Vintage Television Icon in Photoshop

How to Illustrate a Brain Icon for OSX and Vista

Quick Tutorial: Create A Sleek Bevel Styled Icon With Just a Few Illustrator Tools

Create a Cute Panda Bear Face Icon

Design The iTunes Icon For The iPhone And iPod Touch

Create a Simple Storefront Icon

How to Create a Photo Realistic Camera

How to Create an Envelope Icon in Photoshop

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    • August 16, 2011 at 8:35 pm

      These are magnificent! I wish I have the skill to do this! Great job guys! keep it up!

    • July 27, 2011 at 12:27 pm

      Those are really nice icon tutorials.I wish I could design such icon.Thanks for the solely effort.Keep it up.

    • July 19, 2011 at 5:17 am

      Thanks for those samples.Those are really helpful in icon design.Those samples are really looks like real.

    • June 9, 2011 at 3:25 am

      Nice Friday fix!!! So many great sources of inspiration!!!
      Thanks.

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