View Full Version : How to make a Mac icon that looks like a Mac icon?

Super Macho Man
Aug 28, 2006, 05:31 PM
I have some digital photos of things that I want to make into Mac Dock icons. A flower pot for example. I shot it in RAW and it's evenly lit and looks nice. But how can I give it that shiny Mac icon look? Do I need to trace it in a vector drawing program? Is there a good tutorial somewhere?

Aug 28, 2006, 08:13 PM
How To Make An Icon The RAILhead Design Way (http://railheaddesign.com/pages06/various.html)
Click on the link to download a folder with example files and a nice (very detailed) tutorial.

Super Macho Man
Aug 29, 2006, 06:42 PM
That is an awesome tutorial, and I will definitely use it... thanks!