Moving on through the Drive icons.
Moving on through the Drive icons, these days I find myself
using SD Cards as my primary form of flash memory. Since I use it the most I
want to get it out of the way right away. The steps for this are almost
identical to yesterdays icon. The only real different is the basic shapes. So
lets do it.
First we draw out the
shapes of the media with several rectangles, tweaking them a bit with the node
Once more we group our objects
together and use the Perspective Tool to lean our disk back.
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Quickly we add some detail to the edge of the card with a few rectangles. I
quickly fill in the shapes so that I can tell the shading is ok.
Now we give the Card their final
colors, including the yellow lock. I also give the full card a bit of texture
Now using simple Text Tools and
the basic drawing tools to make an SD logo and some text to place on the card.
Now we use the Perspective
Tool and some basic drawing tools to give the label some details. I also give
the the label a bit of
Once more our last step is
to polish it off with our
and Reflection Techniques.
Finished Icon Image.
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There we go, a nice SD
Card icon. I think tomorrow we will take care of the Ram Drive icon. See you all
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