Learn the beginning to end process for creating your own custom type-based logo.
Created by: Ray Dombroski
Produced in 2016
What you will learn
- You will be able to come up with an idea, create thumbnail sketches, and refine your design into a finished type-based logo.
- You will be able to download the working files that were created in the video so you can see them up close.
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In this course we'll cover:
How to find and apply inspiration
Learn the Digital and Analog Tools you'll need to create your logos
Use both Traditional and Untraditional tools to create your logo
Special techniques to refine your design
How to structure letterforms and overall composition
Sketch design thumbnails
Create a clean vector design
Implement color theory, shading, and add a 3D effect
How to add texture in Photoshop and Illustrator
Then it's up to you to take these methods and create something incredible!
As a bonus, you will also receive:
26 Bitmap Textures to use in Illustrator
26 Photoshop Brushes to add texture to your own designs
A collection of vector halftone gradients
The finished "Typographic Logos" design in vector format
Who this course is for:
This course is for anyone who is interested in improving their type-based logo designs.
This course does not cover icon design or logo designs that do not contain lettering.
This course shows the process of creating a type-based logo. However, it is not focused on the history and fundamentals of type.
Ray's extensive background in the surf apparel industry started in 2002. Since then he has designed for many of the top surf apparel brands in California and Hawaii, such as O'Neill, Billabong, Ocean Pacific, BodyGlove, and Local Motion. He is the founder of TheVectorLab, a website that offers graphic design resources, tools, and tutorials. As a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and Florida State University his experience is backed by a mix of business and design knowledge.