Sketch Advanced


Course Facts

  • 1 day course
  • Our Trainers are Authorised Professionals
  • Live Online or Classroom-based
  • Certificate of completion
  • Maximum class size of 6 for scheduled courses
  • Unlimited support after your course
  • Courses at all levels: Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced and Masterclasses

Course Outline

  • Layers
  • Text
  • Vectors
  • Images
  • Styling
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Private One-to-One Training

One-to-one tuition tailored to your exact requirements. Your choice of duration, dates and content.

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Team Training for Companies

Group bookings provide you with the most cost-effective way to train your team.

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Team Training and Bespoke Sessions

Booking a private training session allows you to focus on your exact needs on dates that work best for you or your team.

  • Sessions can be run online or in person, on your site or at our London training centre.
  • We manage training for many of the UK’s largest companies, taking care of all the admin, working with you to ensure the perfect course.
  • Our expert trainers will first understand your requirements and then tailor each session to your exact specification.
  • We offer a free consultation service to work out every detail of your course.

Prices for bespoke sessions with our expert trainers start at £525 + VAT.

Overview

Our one day advanced Sketch course is for designers and UX professionals looking to extend their Sketch knowledge to gain the maximum potential from this hugely popular Mac-based design tool. While the course starts by recapping the basics, it quickly dives into various real-world assignments such as designing magazine covers, web pages, mobile apps, and logos. We cover Inspectors and parameters, different UI elements such as Icons, Text, Buttons, Cards, Masking, Rotating, Scaling, Type Tools, Path tools, Image Tools, Effects, Mirroring Art boards to an IPhone, Exporting and much more. In short, we teach you all the topics you need to know to master Sketch and UI and UX design.
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Course Outline

Layers

  • Advanced use of constraints: Pin to Corner, Float in Place and Fix Padding
  • Separating layers
  • Transform with perspective 
  • Masking: Restricting masks, Mask with Shape, Alpha Masks
  • Using Rotate Copies

Text

  • Text Styles - using Libraries to share across documents 
  • Text on a Path

Vectors

  • Vector editing: Join, Convert to Outlines, Reverse Order
  • Modifying Vector Points: Mirrored, Asymmetric, Disconnected, Straight points, Rounded corners
  • Precisely controlling vector points and Bézier handles
  • Modifying paths
  • Using the Scissors tool
  • Boolean operations and flattening shapes

Images

  • Bitmap editing: Magic Wand, Invert, Crop
  • Reducing image size
  • Replacing images

Styling

  • Advanced use of multiple fills
  • Removing Unused Styles
  • Copying and Pasting Styles
  • Quickly Adjusting a Layer’s Opacity

Symbols and Libraries

  • Advanced use of Nested Symbols and Symbol Overrides
  • Working with Libraries in a team: hosting your shared library
  • Advanced Library Symbols: Detaching Symbols from Libraries
  • Organising Imported Symbols

Protoyping

  • Using hotspots 
  • Using Symbol overrides on links in Symbol instances

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Why Transmedia?

Unlimited Training Support

We offer unlimited training support after your course.

Bespoke Training Solutions

Customised training and software solutions based on your exact specification.

Worldwide Creative Skills Training

Join our authorised training courses live online from anywhere in the world.

Authorised Training Professionals

Our experts are accredited by Adobe, Apple and Claris and bring years of experience and real-world expertise.

Courses Live Online

Join our virtual classrooms to learn from the comfort of your own space in real time from our accredited training experts.

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Classroom Training

Join us at one of our Authorised Training Centres for a traditional classroom-based experience.

We have everything ready for you to have the best training experience.

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Private Courses

One-to-one tuition or a private group training with just you or your colleagues.

We can train you live online, at one of our centres or onsite, wherever you are located.

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