AmDow is a Sketch Plugin which automates the tedious process of making Apple Music Inspired Ambient Shadows.

AmDow - Sketch Plugin

AmDow - Sketch Plugin Visuals

Sketch is an amazingly profound product, where a crucial stage of product design takes place. For all of its user base, who have helped it become one of most prominent platforms in the design community today, there is plenty of plugins that can be built upon it using its APIs.

Sketch Plugins are perfect for automating repetitive tasks, they make work and production much easier and for a start, I got started with a plugin to create ambient shadows.

AmDow is a Sketch Plugin which automates the tedious process of making Apple Music Inspired Ambient Shadows. With this plugin, all you have to do is select the layer whose property you want to be transcended into the ambient shadow and enter.

While I started work on this, I noticed how hard it was to find satisfying documentation to help us build something as basic as a dialog window for the plugin and that’s why I decided to share some resources that I found would be useful:


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The Beginner’s Guide to blog Sketch Plugins Part 1 -

A seven-part series by Mike Mariano, where he dives inside the fundamental understanding from setting up to testing basic functions of a sketch plugin.

The Simple Guide to Getting User Input for Your Sketch Plugin -

Your guide to setting up a basic GUI for your plugin.

Sketch DevTools -

During the time of development, there will times when you will have to adhere to some proper logs. This fills the void in the environment.

You can access rest of the resources from here and Download the plugin from here.

AmDow is a Sketch Plugin which automates the tedious process of making Apple Music Inspired Ambient Shadows.