App icon Design and UI-UX Design with Adobe XD, Photoshop
Welcome to the “App Icon Creation and Basics of UI-UX Design” course.
Icon Design, UI UX Design using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe XD and design great l mobile app icons for the apps
This course will be your gateway to learning UI and UX design with a step-by-step approach. We can assure you that only this course will be enough for you to learn UI and UX design.
By the way, you do not need any prior knowledge to enroll in this course.
We’ll be moving rapidly to give you the quickest, yet most thorough design building experience. Our course consists of four main parts. In the first part, we will learn the concepts of UI and UX in detail. We will create our Creative Cloud membership. Finally, we will install the programs required for UI-UX design. In the second part, we will make icons for Android and IOS applications using the Adobe Illustrator program.
Later, we will also create an icon using the Adobe Photoshop program. In addition, we will design the UI-UX of the online sales application. Finally, we will learn about the Adobe XD program in detail. We will design the UI-UX of the weather application. We will also learn to share our designs with our teammates or developers. In addition to these, we will create a prototype of our designs. In short, we will teach you UI-UX design in a fun way and in a short time without tiring you.
Learn Adobe Illustrator from the real-world experts on Udemy. We’ve made learning easier and more effective with step-by-step videos, hands-on exercises, quizzes, and more. These courses are frequently updated, so you’ll be working with the latest version of Illustrator and learning about any new features. Perfect for designers of all levels.
Adobe XD is design software for vector-based web design and prototyping. It’s used by UX, or user experience, designers.
In this course you will learn;
What is UI-User Interface?
What is UX-User Experience?
Creating Icons for IOS and Android App
UI and UX Design
Creating Icon Guide
Adobe Creative Cloud
What is user experience design?
User experience design is the perceived value of a product, depicted as a feedback loop where it passes between businesses and users. The product is typically developed into an app, service, or software system by companies, then tested for various use cases before it becomes accessible. On one side of the loop are users who decide whether each product is valuable. If it is, they are expected to take action on the product, such as using it to achieve a positive outcome. In return, this elevates the value of said product and transfers it back to the businesses creating and promoting them. Whenever businesses can save money or increase profits, they can keep investing in technologies to further improve their user experience by bringing something new to the table. User experience design encapsulates the process of making apps people can use easily, no matter what device they are on. This value blueprint combines the concept, design, and development factors that affect the user experience.
What do User Experience Designers do?
User experience (UX) designers or consultants are involved in developing digital products to ensure they have legitimate value by relying on the principles of usability, cognitive psychology, and visual design communication. UX designers are in charge of making usable prototypes of website and app interfaces received by the end-user. They work alongside UX researchers, interaction designers, and front-end developers to decide whether a product meets the visual requirements at every step of development and testing. Companies often adopt different tools and processes since there are multiple ways to approach UX design depending on the user’s interests. Some UX consultants find it helpful to think about design choices according to their technical feasibility and business viability. These insights allow them to create a user persona and formulate a model of what the final product might look like. This potential solution to user problems is then presented to a stakeholder for approval.
What are the common tools that User Experience Designers use?
There are many tools available to UX designers. They will use surveying and video streaming tools like Typeform or SurveyMonkey to interview users about their preferences during the research and inspiration stage. For a brainstorming session, they might use a virtual whiteboard such as Miro to identify a common problem. They have software tools for prototyping and usability testing, such as InVision or Balsamiq. When building a wireframe, they need to understand how people navigate an app or a site. Once all the elements are in place, testing can begin as users are selected to complete tasks with tools like Optimizely or UsabilityHub. UX designers will observe users’ satisfaction when interacting with the app. All the essential features will be written in code throughout the design phase. For project management, they might use Asana or Trello to keep track of goals and get in touch with their
What is Adobe Illustrator?
Adobe Illustrator is a vector-based application for artists, illustrators, and graphic design professionals. It offers features such as layer integration, curve drawing, and font and color selection tools. Graphic designers primarily use Illustrator for logos, icons, and complex drawings. They may also use it to create fonts, charts, infographics, and banners. One key benefit of Illustrator is its scalability feature, which ensures whatever you create will fit your end-product specifications. This makes it ideal for presentations, websites, and print production. Another benefit of Illustrator is its tracking features, which allow you to maintain versions of your work in the cloud. Illustrator also works with productivity apps such as Slack and Microsoft Teams.
What are some alternatives to Adobe Illustrator?
There are both free and paid alternatives to Illustrator. Free options include Inkscape and Vectr. Inkscape is compatible with Windows and Apple systems, whereas Vectr is for web use only. Affinity Designer is another drawing tool available for Windows or Apple that offers both free and paid versions. Paid alternatives include CorelDraw, Macromedia Freehand, and Corel Painter. Mac users may also consider Sketch, another paid application that includes a design toolkit and collaboration features for team design. You may use other Adobe programs such as Photoshop and InDesign, both part of the Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, for graphics work, typography, and animation. However, neither provides the same scalability or line drawing features as Illustrator.
Should I learn Photoshop or Illustrator?
You may use either Photoshop or Illustrator for graphic design and drawing. Photoshop uses rastor files, which are ideal for photos and art that require minimal gradients. Illustrator uses vector files for less distortion when resizing graphics or incorporating distinct lines. It is generally better for logos, icons, and typography. Photoshop works well with photos and user interface (UI) creation. When making the decision about which tool to use, it is important to keep the intended delivery method in mind. Illustrator and Photoshop can render quality graphics for use on the Internet or in electronic media. However, Illustrator produces better print graphics and offers more options for resizing while still maintaining the overall image integrity.
What is Adobe XD and what is it used for?
Adobe XD is an experience design platform used to create realistic prototypes and mockups for website and app development. Adobe XD allows for streamlined and efficient collaboration; the platform can support Adobe Creative programs like Photoshop, Illustrator, along with Slack and Microsoft Teams. Shareable libraries keep all assets organized and accessible. With Adobe XD, graphic designers and production teams can turn ideas into workable previews to test navigation, user experience, and device responsiveness. Eventual website developers and other key stakeholders can be invited into the process early on to transition from prototype to live site as smoothly as possible.
What careers use Adobe XD?
Designers across many different industries use Adobe XD to develop creative mockups. Website designers can incorporate cohesive branding and navigational components with Repeat Grid and the stacks and padding features. App designers can use Adobe XD’s Responsive Resize feature and pre-built artboards to build experiences for different devices and screen sizes efficiently. Graphic designers who work in marketing and advertising may use the platform to lay out a new campaign; Adobe XD allows design teams to integrate consistent branding and messaging over a variety of social apps and websites. Adobe XD is also used in voice assistance design and game design.
What are some alternatives to Adobe XD?
Alternatives to Adobe XD include Sketch, a vector-based platform with a focus on user interfaces for website and app design. Figma is another vector-based option that emphasizes collaboration between designers and other teams; Figma is primarily accessible online but does include offline capabilities. Balsamiq Wireframes is a simple wireframing and user interface tool that mimics the experience of drawing by hand. Wondershare Mockitt, UXPin, Abstract, Draftium, Moqups, and InVision Studio are a few other Adobe XD alternatives for prototype development.
What is Photoshop?
Photoshop is one of the most well-known design programs in the world. It allows you to edit, manipulate, and repair photos as well as create projects of all sorts. One of its biggest advantages is this flexibility. Photoshop is great for image retouching and digital painting, but it’s also useful for graphic design projects such as banners, websites, brochures, business cards, flyers, and more. Photoshop was created by Adobe and regularly receives updates, bug fixes, and various improvements. All updates, both minor and major, come through a separate program called Creative Cloud (CC). This is a stand-alone application that manages your Adobe programs, cloud documents, and various assets such as fonts or design libraries.
What are some alternatives to Photoshop?
While nothing comes close to the original Photoshop, there are alternatives. GIMP is a popular free alternative. It’s available on Windows, Mac, and Linux and there are no ads or premium versions. It relies on donations. If you’re in a hurry, pixlr com is a fantastic choice because it’s free, browser based, and very similar to Photoshop. While not as powerful, this may be helpful for small projects or as a stepping stone towards Photoshop. Affinity Photo is one of the best Photoshop competitors. It’s powerful, stable, available for Windows and Mac, and resembles the Photoshop interface. While all the alternatives have their pros and cons, Photoshop is widely preferred due to its extremely wide adoption, an incredible amount of tutorials and documentation, and on-going updates.
How much does Photoshop cost?
Photoshop works on a subscription-based model that starts at US$9.99 per month, excluding any potential sales. This is called the ‘Photography’ package and includes Photoshop, Lightroom, Lightroom classic, and 20 GB of cloud storage. This is the best package for most users. There is a separate plan that starts at $20.99 per month, but there are no major advantages over the Photography plan except the upgrade to 100 GB of cloud storage. For Adobe enthusiasts, there is an ‘All Apps’ package that starts at $52.99. This includes absolutely every single program Adobe offers: Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, After Effects, Audition, InDesign, and many more. This is not aimed at beginners and it would not be a great choice for a novice. The option of buying a lifetime license for Photoshop was discontinued in 2013. The monthly/annual subscription is the only way to use the program.
Is there a free version of Photoshop?
Adobe offers a free 7-day trial for Photoshop, but you do need to put your credit card information on file before you’re able to use it. During your trial, you have unlimited access to the program. There are no restrictions or limitations regarding what you can do with the program. You may use the trial only once. In the past, Adobe offered a 30-day trial with no credit card information required, but this has been discontinued.
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