Scroll down to see 3 examples of icon design
(and the making of)

Ex.1

Making of

What the client wants

There was an idea to describe the life of one golden fish that everyone wants to find someday.

THE SKETCHES

I liked to think that he was struggling somewhere in the blue waters, trying to come to us and fulfill our three requests, so I let my pencil draw the image of a brave golden fish that will never lose hope.

The final product

After the process of digitizing, it looked like:

Ex.2

Making of

What the client wants

There was a request to create an icon for a party app. It had to be one that would clearly say "party animal" to all viewers.

THE SKETCHES

I like drawing characters—I’ve done this ever since I was little—and now was my chance to let some of my characters be known. I took out a sheet .of paper and a pencil and I started the party.

The final product

The client chose one sketch with which to continue the digitizing party, with this end result:

Ex.3

Making of

What the client wants

Another request came my way, this time to create an icon representing a game character.

THE SKETCHES

Games and characters, I thought—what a cool combination! I soon started my own game, using my imagination and my pencil to make three winning sketches.

The final product

The client picked up one sketch and let me work on the digital image, crafting it to best fit the character: