Maybe you think that designing an Icon is very difficult and just some professionals can do it.
But those professionals are here to teach you how to design your own simple icons just by reading some of the best tutorials have been collected here.
I’ve placed these tutorials into 3 categories; Articles, Photoshop, and illustrator Tutorials.
1- 10 Mistakes in Icon Design – Denis Kortunov explains the mosty commonly observed mistakes in icon design
2- 7 Principles of Effective Icon Design – Some guidelines and principles before approaching icon design
3- Icon Design: Bitmap vs Vector – a good article about differences between bitmap and vector file formats
4- Drawing an Icon: Sketches and Metaphors – Process of sketching of an icon
5- Icon Design Explained (Quickly) – quick slides for teaching some fundamentals
6- How to Design Mini Icons – the technique of using Photoshop pens tool for creating mini pixel icons.
7- The Making of an Icon – a great article on process of designing an icon
17- Computer icon
19- Clock Icon