Color: Graphic Icon

by Autodesk Education

This project was created by Autodesk Education in collaboration with educators and designers.
Field: STEAM
Level: beginner
Time: 1-5 hours
Tools: Autodesk SketchBook Express
Tags: Autodesk Sketchbook Express  art  foundational drawing  sketching  color theory  sociology 

Think like an artist: Create a graphic icon

How we manipulate an individual color and mix with other colors is much like an orchestra or band, where each color is an instrument.  And how we use the instruments determines whether or not the design we are creating is a fierce war cry, or a quiet sleepy moment.  In between those two extremes is a huge space with infinite possibilities.

Get creative with design in class

In this project you will create a graphic icon to learn about hues, saturation levels, value levels, and symmetry.  The lessons you learn about color can be applied to other types of design as well, including product design, animation, and architectural design.  Use the design thinking and tutorial videos to help you get started creating eye-catching icon in Sketchbook.


Use your knowledge of color to create a graphic icon in Sketchbook.


The license and other terms for contributing and using assets are found in the Autodesk Terms of Use. DOWNLOAD ALL
Design Thinking Video.mp480.5 MB 
Lesson Plan Set.zip288 KB 
Software Tutorials.zip54.8 MB 

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10/22/2014 04:10pm
This is a good introductory project to learn some basic Sketchbook skills.
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