Quick: How would you draw that glyph on the left? How about that icon on the right? Tons of masks? Well then I've got news for you!
This is a technique that I first found when working on some of those monochrome OS X sidebar icons but it's just as useful for flat iOS 7 glyphs. Basically it's a much easier way to create transparent icons with various effects and intersecting elements than having to mask out all see-through areas (such as the gap around the +).
See the attached How-To for an overview of the process and of course dig into the example PSDs to see how it actually behaves (move stuff around, change styles, etc). I think it's incredibly handy and flexible.
L or F like
Z toggle zoom
Show and tell for designers
What are you working on? Dribbble is a community of designers sharing screenshots of their work, process, and projects.
© 2018 Dribbble. All rights reserved.
A community of designers sharing their work, process, and current projects.
Minimum 6 characters
Uh oh… We’re still waiting for our spam prevention code to load.
Already a member? Sign in