20 Helpful Tutorials to Make your Own Social Media Icons
Icon plays an important role in a website, ie making the website user friendly, can add an effective way to focus on attention. And social media icons plays an important role in promoting your business.
There are many social media icons for free, but if you want an icon to match you web page you can get one by creating it yourself. In this article, we’ve collected 20 helpful tutorials to make your own social media icons.
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How to Create a Social Media UFO Icon
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Nice ‘n’ Simple Subscribe Badges
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Use Inkscape to Create a Grunge RSS Box Icon
by Ambroise Coutand
How to create an Icon using new features of Inkscape 0.47, such as: gradients, blur, path effects, and mask on texture layer. We’ll be walking through every step involved in creating this grungy RSS feed icon box. There is some great vector material in this tutorial!
RSS Icon Photoshop Tutorial – using Shapes for Scalability, to the MAX!
by Minty Ferret
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Awesome 3D Facebook Social Media Icon Photoshop Tutorial
by Alexis Brille
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