Introduction to Sketch

Duration: 1 Day

Objectives

Sketch is a vector design tool for Mac entirely focused on user interface design. Itís perfect for designing for multiple devices, uses a single unit, styles only relevant to UI design, a built-in iPhone previewing tool and Artboards, the most efficient way to design multiple screens. Learn the fundamentals of Sketch for designing for the web and mobile apps. Also learn to design with text, use layer styles, import photos, and export flat graphics.

Pre-requisites

None other than basic IT competency.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Introduction to Sketch

  • Designing for Screens
  • Customising Your Toolbar
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Project Structure
  • Migrating from Photoshop and Illustrator

Drawing in Sketch

  • Working with Shapes & Layers
  • More Advanced Vector Shapes
  • Working With Text and Fonts
  • Using Icons
  • Colours
  • Pixel Perfect Refinements

Working with a Sketch Document

  • Creating Artboards
  • Adding grids and Layout Settings
  • Working with Pages
  • Creating Symbols
  • Nested Symbols

Using UI Templates

  • Sketch iOS UI Kit
  • Material Design UI Kit

Exporting and Sharing Designs

  • Quick Export to Multiple Resolutions
  • Using Sketch Mirror
  • Previewing on an iPhone
  • Exporting Artboards to PDF
  • Exporting SVG

Sketch Plugins

  • Essential Plugins
  • Sketch Constraints, Sketch Palettes, Magic Mirror
  • Using Craft by InVision

Course Dates

London CentralLondon GreenwichBristol

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All our courses run in London and Bristol, or can be tailored to requirements at your own offices. For alternative dates, please email or call us on 0208 269 4260
All prices are per person and are subject to VAT
15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)


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