Creating UI and graphics for app’s has always been a weakness for me, and I’m guessing most developers suffer the same problem.  As I’m always keen to learn new techniques, I recently created a material type icon for myself and though it would be great to share for other developers reference (and my own). 

I followed the technique used in this YouTube video, but there were a few times I had to rewind it to find out exactly what they were doing, which was another reason for writing it down.

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