Learn to Design a Logo in Adobe Illustrator

Learn how to turn "nice" logos into ones that capture the hearts and imaginations of clients and their customers.
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 4.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2014 English

Course Description

Welcome to Our Course

Go beyond the tools used to create logos, and explore the techniques and thought process behind designing great logos.

We will be showing you some basic tools within illustrator that we will be using and then jumping straight into sketching, coloring and finally drawing it all out with illustrator.

We will show you how to turn "nice" logos into ones that capture the hearts and imaginations of clients and their customers.

In this course we will cover :

  • Producing visual for clients
  • Resourcing and working with references
  • Quick methods for colouring up a sketch
  • All the tools you need to know for logo creation
  • Loads of tip and tricks for logo design
  • and loads more...

What are the requirements?

  • Illustrator CS5 and above
  • Photoshop CS5 or above. Having Photoshop is not essential

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Showing you our workflow
  • Getting you familar with illustrator
  • You will be able to design an Eye-Catching and Effective Logo
  • Providing a few ways to do the same task will also help you develop your own style

Who is the target audience?

  • All are welcomed to learn

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Setting the foundations
The clients brief
Getting in the mood - Reference
Section 2: Sketches and Mockups
Methods for creating our initial design for approval
Sketching our ideas with pencil and paper
Coloring in Photoshop - Part 1
Coloring in Photoshop - Part 2
Sketching and Colouring in Illustrator
Summary on Sketches and Mockups
1 page
Quick quiz on lessons learnt so far
5 questions
Section 3: Illustrator designing our logo
Illustrator Basics
Work flow for our logo - I will tell you about the workflow for the Logo
Creating the Circles
Creating the Beans and leaves - these are the main company logo elements
Adding text to our Logo
Adding final details part 1 - Finishing off our Logo design in Illustrator
Adding final details part 2 - Finishing off our Logo design in Illustrator
Adding final details part 3 - Finishing off our Logo design in Illustrator
Adding final details part 4 - Finishing off our Logo design in Illustrator
Changing the Colour Mode and Setting up Pantone Colours
Special Effects in Illustrator
Let see how well you remember the course?
6 questions
Section 4: Another version of logo & mockups
The Muffin version – Creating another version
Mocking up visuals from the Logo Design
Section 5: Designing Viking Logo
Making the shape
Making a pattern
Making a pattern 2
Designing horn for logo
Making Blood
Finishing on blood and adding text
Exporting logo and creating great background for preview
Identity Inspirations
2 pages

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Instructor Biography

Ray Ledzus, Graphich Designer

My name is Ray. I'm Business collage student and graphics designer. I'm creative and well organized person. My goal is to make design that screams CREATIVE !

So I want to share my experience about graphic design and business.

I have experience of working with different designing software, including the following:

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop

Feel free to check out my Portfolio

Instructor Biography

David Newton, Teacher, Website and 3D Creative Artist

I have worked professionally in many creative sectors for the last 20+ years, being a creative veteran I have taught to advanced level Design, Art, Sculpture, 3D Modelling/Animations/Rendering and Website design.

I have worked for small companies giving me the rare opportunity not to be pigeon holed, it has also meant I have had to keep up with all the latest techniques and technologies.

I currently run a company specialising in multi-disciplined creative design, from 3D animations to CMS websites, Banners, Adverts, Logos and a whole host of other work.

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