Hands on Sketch 3 Training – Learn Mobile App Design
In this course, I’ll walk you step-by-step through the process of re-creating some amazing looking app screens, popular logos and some outside the box design elements, all using Sketch 3. Upon completion, you’ll have real-world experience building basic and advanced mobile app screens using Sketch.
What kind of App screens will I be duplicating in this course?:
- Login screens
- Screens with Transparent backgrounds
- Group Chat app
- E-Commerce app
- Blog Profile app
- Workout Timer app
- Basic and advanced mobile app Icons/logos
- Various buttons: Rounded, Sliding, Metallic and more
Sketch 3 is an amazing product that’s gaining in popularity as the top tool for designing mobile apps due to its very intuitive controls and ease of use. If you’re interested in designing your own mobile apps, this course will get you up to speed on using Sketch3.
- Start with the basics: Draw and manipulate shapes, inserting images, working with fonts
- Mobile App Screens: Follow along as we recreate a dozen detailed app screens
- Mobile App Icons/logs: Duplicate over a dozen mobile app icons using a variety of skills/techniques. From beginner to advanced.
- Additional Content: Sharpen your skills by re-creating several outside the box designs
Class Resources & Support:
- You’ll see the process I use when designing and where I get my resources
- If you have a question, a comment, or need help, post it in the Q & A section
- Once enrolled, you can join us on the Slack group chat to talk about the course and get feedback from myself and others who are also enrolled. Contact me to request an invitation.
In this video I'll tell you a little about myself and the course and what you'll need to get started.
- Using artboards as a canvas
- Keyboard shortcut for inserting an artboard
- Adding custom artboards
- How layers work
- Re-arranging layers
- Grouping and Ungrouping
- Creating and Editing Symbols
- Editing and Transforming Shapes
- Applying Masks
- Boolean Operations (Union, Subtract, Intersect and Difference)
- X and Y Coordinates
- Setting Width and Height
- Applying a radius to the corners of a shape
- Changing shape attributes such as opacity and color
- Applying borders, shadows, inner shadows, and blur
- Changing text attributes: Font family, weight, size, color, character spacing, etc.
- Exporting content for developers to implement in code
- Exporting individual items and artboards
- Importance of naming
- Drawing and editing shapes
- Dissecting app screens
- Using basics shapes to create a custom button
- Importing and Resizing images
- Recommendations on searching for images
- Applying a blur effect
- We'll use the vector tool to recreate the Batman logo
- Tips for using the vector tool
This quiz will test your understanding of Sketch basics
Hands-On: Duplicating App Screens
Get ready to duplicate an app screen you might've seen before. Facebook! It might look easy, but there's much more detail than you think. Be sure to download the resources file, which includes everything you'll need along the way.
Hands-On: Duplicating Logos & Icons
Hands-On: Duplicating Everything Else
In this video, we'll take on duplicating a really cool and somewhat advanced slider button. Follow along as I break it down piece-by-piece and show you how to recreate it.