Mini Art Lab: Inspired Icons with Marcus Kiser


Inspired Icons is a quick, step-by-step tutorial to turn your ideas into digital and analog icons. This 15-minute art lesson is a jump-start for anyone who wants to learn how to think creatively, simplify complex ideas, and create your own logo or symbol from McColl Center alumnus artist Marcus Kiser

What you’ll learn:

  • Communicating through iconography
  • Using simple lines and shapes to create images

What you’ll need to create symbols:

  • A fine point sharpie
  • A sketchbook
  • An object to trace a curved line (You can use a household object like a coffee mug, or a French curve stencil)
  • Adobe Illustrator (optional)

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