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YOU CAN CREATE CUSTOM ICONS
IN POWERPOINT
Why make your own icons
?
Match your style/color/branding.
Get the image you want.
Repurpose without special
software.
Ani...
Can’t draw??
The trick is to
combine
standard PowerPoint shapes
using
Merge and Group.
… no drawing.
Try it: make a truck.
1. Combine standard
shapes
2. Use Merge/Union
and Subtract
3. Fill/outline…
“Round Single
Corner Rec...
More objects and symbols:
“Block Arc”
More objects and symbols:
“12-Point Star”
More objects and symbols:
“Moon”
More objects and symbols:
More objects and symbols:
More objects and symbols:
“Chord”
More objects and symbols:
More objects and symbols:
“Curvy”objects are a little harder:
“Chord”
More tips:
Search for examples
and inspiration.
Keep it simple.
Keep it flat.
Visit
powerpointy/wordpress.com
to learn how to add animation
and to see more examples.
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You can create custom icons in PowerPoint

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Use built-in shapes and simple tricks to create icons that match your brand.

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You can create custom icons in PowerPoint

  1. 1. YOU CAN CREATE CUSTOM ICONS IN POWERPOINT
  2. 2. Why make your own icons ? Match your style/color/branding. Get the image you want. Repurpose without special software. Animate for more impact. 
  3. 3. Can’t draw?? The trick is to combine standard PowerPoint shapes using Merge and Group. … no drawing.
  4. 4. Try it: make a truck. 1. Combine standard shapes 2. Use Merge/Union and Subtract 3. Fill/outline… “Round Single Corner Rectangle” “Snip and Round Single Corner Rectangle”
  5. 5. More objects and symbols: “Block Arc”
  6. 6. More objects and symbols: “12-Point Star”
  7. 7. More objects and symbols: “Moon”
  8. 8. More objects and symbols:
  9. 9. More objects and symbols:
  10. 10. More objects and symbols: “Chord”
  11. 11. More objects and symbols:
  12. 12. More objects and symbols:
  13. 13. “Curvy”objects are a little harder: “Chord”
  14. 14. More tips: Search for examples and inspiration. Keep it simple. Keep it flat.
  15. 15. Visit powerpointy/wordpress.com to learn how to add animation and to see more examples.

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