Knowing how to create icons is a must for a designer. You can’t depend on the icons other designers make cause you might find yourself in need of a custom icon that you can’t find in an icon set. For creating icons, you need one out of two programs, Illustrator and Photoshop. I’ve covered last week the icon tutorials for Illustrator and now I’m offering the alternative, for those of you who don’t like Illustrator that much or haven’t started learning it yet.