This guide is the fastest, most practical way to learn Sketch

With this guide I wanted to focus on creating 'real-world' applications, make the guide as practical as possible, and to get you up to speed in the shortest possible time.

Cut down on the fluff, and just get you in there ‘doing’. Make it easy for beginners to dive straight in and feel comfortable, and informative enough for long-time users of Sketch to find it of value.

I hope with this practical, jargon-free guide, it will make learning Sketch more enjoyable, and faster paced than any technical manual ever could, whilst improving your design skills greatly.

Gain a better understanding of Sketch with this hands-on approach

There are a lot of tutorials dotted around that can show you certain methods of using Sketch, but learning in this fragmented way can be frustrating to say the least.

With Sketch App Essentials you will be able to gain a much greater understanding by working through a real-world application from start to finish.

Written in an easy to understand manner, with many images to reference, It's the perfect guide to help increase your knowledge of Sketch App, and improve your designs at the same time.

"Sketch App Essentials is outstanding, and will interest even the most experienced users. If you want to work efficiently with Sketch, this complete guide is highly recommended."

Daniel Nisttahuz

UI/UX Designer twitter.com/dnisttahuz

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Still unsure if the guide is for you? Please feel free to read a couple of chapter excerpts in your browser, or download it in iBooks and PDF formats.

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"Long time champion of Sketch, Marc Andrew, has done it again with an excellent follow up to his first guide. With specific step-by-step tutorials you’ve got a must-have digital design resource for all your future projects."

James Young

Creative Director & Founder of SketchHunt twitter.com/jydesign

Frequently Asked Questions

I'm a developer. Is this guide suitable for me?

Absolutely. If you're a developer that has wanted to bring UI design into your skillset, but have been put off by legacy applications like Photoshop, you will be pleasantly surprised by the ease-of-use in which you can become a competent designer with Sketch, and this guide will get you up to speed in the shortest amount of time.

Which package should I choose?

This all depends on what your budget is, and how quickly you want to learn as much as you can about the application, in the time you have available. The guide by itself, with it’s practical tutorials, informative writing, and abundance of images to guide you is a perfect introduction. But if you want to learn as much as you can about Sketch, and the Protopying tools covered in the guide, and would feel more comfortable with actual Sketch, Flinto, Principle, and Framer files to reference, the two higher packages would be more suited.

Can I upgrade to one of the higher packages?

Yes you can. You can upgrade from one package to another at any point, and just pay the price difference.

Do you offer discounts on larger orders, and for Educational purposes?

Yes, indeed. Please get in touch for further details.

What if I'm not happy with the purchase?

I want you to be truly happy with the guide. But if that is not the case, I offer a 30 Day returns policy from the date of purchase. Just contact me, and I’ll promptly provide a refund.

I still have one more question to ask?

If you have any further questions, that are not covered on this page, please contact me, and I’ll do my very best to answer them.

"This book is perfect for beginners, as well as advanced users. It describes in detail how to create an application design, with the subsequent creation of a prototype. It's the ideal learning path for a UI/UX designer new to Sketch."

Dean Rie

UI/UX designer twitter.com/deannnrie

Choose the package that's perfect for you...

The 'I want it all' package

This package is perfect for when you want to gain an even greater understanding of Sketch, and it's companion tools. With every tutorial file to reference, an Online Video Course to view, and Premium Sketch files to use in your next project.

You will not find a more full-featured, and valuable introduction to Sketch than this package. It's really all you need!

Package Update: Online Video Course by Sketch Camp recently added!

  • Sketch App Essentials in iBooks, PDF, and HTML formats (500+ pages)
  • Sketch Tutorial files (Includes 22 Complete Artboards)
  • Flinto Tutorial files (Includes 16 Screens with Complete Transitions)
  • Principle Tutorial files (Includes 6 Screens with Complete Animations)
  • Framer Tutorial files (Both Sketch, and Completed Framer file)
  • Prototyping with Sketch & Flinto (Premium Online Video Course) by Sketch Camp
  • Zeiss - Bonus Files (14 Sketch Artboards, and 14 Flinto Screens)
  • 'Blueprint' Premium Sketch file (65+ Artboards) included
  • 'Quill' Premium Sketch file (24 Artboards) included
  • The 'Big Essentials' Pack (Includes - 20% Off Sketch, 20% Off Framer, Flinto Trial Extend (Extra 30 days), 25% Off any of the Zeplin plans for 3 months, 40% Off Magic Mirror, and 15% Off SketchKeys)

The 'Sweet Spot' package

The perfect package for when you want to gain a greater understanding of Sketch, and also have access to all the tutorial files to reference.

  • Sketch App Essentials in iBooks, PDF, and HTML formats (500+ pages)
  • Sketch Tutorial files (Includes 22 Complete Artboards)
  • Flinto Tutorial files (Includes 16 Screens with Complete Transitions)
  • Principle Tutorial files (Includes 6 Screens with Complete Animations)
  • Framer Tutorial files (Both Sketch, and Completed Framer file)
  • Discount code to receive 40% Off Magic Mirror
  • Discount code to receive 15% Off SketchKeys

The 'Keep it simple' package

The guide, and Sketch tutorial files to reference. Perfect for when you're on a budget.

  • Sketch App Essentials in iBooks & PDF formats (500+ pages)
  • Sketch Tutorial files (Includes 22 Complete Artboards)

About the author

Hello there, I’m Marc Andrew.

A designer, and developer based in the UK, with over 10 years experience in the digital arena. Founder of Themmed, and Sketch Camp.

I design, develop, and write on a regular basis. You can find some of my well-read articles on Medium, and I’ve also written for many popular print, and online design publications (Net magazine, Envato Market, Speckyboy).

I’m also a husband, father, and aficionado of ‘Old Skool Hip Hop’ (the good stuff).

Ready to start improving your design workflow with Sketch?

The 'I want it all' package

This package is perfect for when you want to gain an even greater understanding of Sketch, and it's companion tools. With every tutorial file to reference, an Online Video Course to view, and Premium Sketch files to use in your next project, it's the cream of the crop!

You will not find a more full-featured, and valuable introduction to Sketch than this package. It's really all you need!

Package Update: Online Video Course by Sketch Camp recently added!

  • Sketch App Essentials in iBooks, PDF, and HTML formats (500+ pages)
  • Sketch Tutorial files (Includes 22 Complete Artboards)
  • Flinto Tutorial files (Includes 16 Screens with Complete Transitions)
  • Principle Tutorial files (Includes 6 Screens with Complete Animations)
  • Framer Tutorial files (Both Sketch, and Completed Framer file)
  • Prototyping with Sketch & Flinto (Premium Online Video Course) by Sketch Camp
  • Zeiss - Bonus Files (14 Sketch Artboards, and 14 Flinto Screens)
  • 'Blueprint' Premium Sketch file (65+ Artboards) included
  • 'Quill' Premium Sketch file (24 Artboards) included
  • The 'Big Essentials' Pack (Includes - 20% Off Sketch, 20% Off Framer, Flinto Trial Extend (Extra 30 days), 25% Off any of the Zeplin plans for 3 months, 40% Off Magic Mirror, and 15% Off SketchKeys)

The 'Sweet Spot' package

The perfect package for when you want to gain a greater understanding of Sketch, and also have access to all the tutorial files to reference.

  • Sketch App Essentials in iBooks, PDF, and HTML formats (500+ pages)
  • Sketch Tutorial files (Includes 22 Complete Artboards)
  • Flinto Tutorial files (Includes 16 Screens with Complete Transitions)
  • Principle Tutorial files (Includes 6 Screens with Complete Animations)
  • Framer Tutorial files (Both Sketch, and Completed Framer file)
  • Discount code to receive 40% Off Magic Mirror
  • Discount code to receive 15% Off SketchKeys

The 'Keep it simple' package

The guide, and Sketch tutorial files to reference. Perfect for when you're on a budget.

  • Sketch App Essentials in iBooks & PDF formats (500+ pages)
  • Sketch Tutorial files (Includes 22 Complete Artboards)