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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Some UI in this video is outdated — no worries, this doesn’t affect how things work.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!

Lesson files

  • How do you duplicate a document?

    To duplicate a document to your Workspace, click on Three dots in the top bar and choose Duplicate to My Drafts. Have fun!


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Joseph brings over a decade of product, design, and education experience at companies like Sketch or InVision.

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 as a side project to share his knowledge and passion for the tool.