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2.5 Making icons with Boolean operations

Time to play around with Boolean operations! Duplicate the Sketch document below in your Workspace and open it in the Mac app. Inside, you’ll find a set of example icons, along with different shapes. It’s down to you to use those shapes to recreate the icons using Boolean operations.

Some UI in this video is outdated — no worries, this doesn’t affect how things work. We’ll share an updated version soon!

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Joseph Todaro

Design Advocate at Sketch

Joseph is a Design Advocate at Sketch. He brings over a decade of product, design, and education experience. Before joining Sketch, he was a Senior Product Designer at InVision and was also responsible for the design education courses for InVision Studio and DSM.

While designing in-flight entertainment software at Fuse IFX, he migrated his team to Sketch – a tool that would go on to change the way he works. Eventually, he founded LearnSketch.com as a side project to share his knowledge and passion for the tool.

Joseph currently teaches UI and UX design at the Laguna College of Art and Design. He continues to share resources with the design community through projects like LearnSketch.com, Shapefest.com, LUTHOUSE.com and RandomUI.com.