In this course, you will learn;
- If you think icon fonts stop and start with Dingbats, think again.
- New icon fonts are modern, fun, and allow you to add scalable vector artwork to your designs with a single keystroke.
- Chances are you've seen them in action, but you might not be exactly clear on how to create your own.
- James Williamson explains what icon fonts are and how they work, and reviews a selection of tools for generating icon fonts: online services like Fontello, vector-drawing programs like Illustrator, and font creation software like Glyphs Mini.
- He also provides tips on drawing and organizing glyphs, importing artwork, exporting your font, and generating cross-browser-compatible web fonts.