By this point you’ve had some time to interact and become more familiar with the Sketch interface. This chapter focuses on the shapes that you can create with Sketch. Shapes are the most important layers that you will use in Sketch, and every design you create in Sketch will be made of shapes that you choose from the Insert menu. They are the building blocks of any design that you will work on in Sketch.
As mentioned in the Chapter 2, you can use the Insert tool from the menu to add shapes to your canvas, or you can draw them directly onto your canvas using your mouse, trackpad, or graphics tablet. There are eight different kinds of shapes that can be created within Sketch: lines, arrows, rectangles, ovals, rounded ...