How to Design a Logo in Adobe Illustrator
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How to Design a Logo in Adobe Illustrator

Learn how to design a logo by a published, award winning logo design professional!
4.4 (49 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,004 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Evans
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use illustrator to design a professional logo.
  • Discover the process of using sketches to digitise designs.
  • How to design an effective, professional logo symbol.
  • How to marry suitable text with a symbol.
  • The process of applying colour.
  • How to use the correct tools in Illustrator for a desire purpose.
  • How to refine designs to perfection.
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Requirements
  • Download a free trial copy of Adobe Illustrator.
  • Pencil & Paper.
  • Scanner or Camera (Optional for your own sketches).
Description

* 'Daniel Evans does it again! He presented another amazing course that gave me so much value, practice and confidence. I have bought all of Daniel's logo courses and after each one I take, I am so amazed by the results I get from the course.'

* This course is well worth the time and cost. I finished it feeling fully motivated and confident in my ability to begin designing unique, high-quality logos.

* 'Excellent course! It's very easy to understand and the teacher is the Best...'

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Do you want to cut the chase and discover EXACTLY how to use Illustrator to make stunning logos?

This is your exclusive opportunity to see a published, award winning, professional logo designer at work, revealing to you EXACTLY how I operate to create logo designs that sell - BIG!

In the course, we're going to explore the symbol development process and how we can turn sketches into digitised masterpieces and incorporate with text options with optimum efficiency.  Coupled with great use of colour, you'll see how a simple concept can be brought to life to brand a business.

All that's required to start is a free download of Adobe Illustrator and a pencil and paper and you'll be well on your way to weaving logo designs which boast a quality far beyond what you ever imagined.

The door is open!  

I'll see you on the inside!

Who is the target audience?
  • Ideal for both beginners who haven't used Illustrator who are interested in learning logo design and / or starting up a logo design business.
  • Ideal for both beginners who haven't used Illustrator who are interested in learning logo design and / or starting up a logo design business.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
2 Lectures 03:51

A welcome to the course and my mission statement.

Preview 00:39

Discover what makes a great logo design!

Preview 03:12
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Getting Started
5 Lectures 06:40

A brief look of what to expect in the Getting Started section.

Preview 00:36

How to acquire the industry standard tool of the trade!

Preview 00:19

Learn how to replicate my workspace so that we both share the same things on-screen!

Preview 01:33

Preparing the document and scanned sketches.

Preview 02:18

Discover pen tool terminology and techniques.

Preview 01:54
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Test Your Knowledge!
0 Lectures 00:00

What have you learned?

Document Setup & Pen Tool Knowledge!
4 questions
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Designing the Symbols / Marks
3 Lectures 26:03

Learn about what you'll discover in the Symbol Development section.

Introduction to Developing Symbols
00:31

An in depth look at the development of the first logo design symbol.

Symbol Design #1 - The Whippy Whirl
11:41

Discover how we design an alternative symbol based upon a sketch.

Symbol Design #2 - The Steaming Cup
13:51
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Test Your Knowledge!
0 Lectures 00:00

See how well you've absorbed info relating to the development of symbols!

Development of Symbols - Have you got it?
5 questions
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Adding Text
3 Lectures 09:55

An overview of the forthcoming section on Adding Text.

Introduction to Adding Text
00:31

Find out how we pair a font with harmony against a symbol.

Marrying Text with the Symbols
08:56

A friendly request!

A Small Favour!
00:28
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Test Your Knowledge!
0 Lectures 00:00

They both need to be joined!  Have you learned how to do it?

What have you learned about marriage of text with symbols?
4 questions
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Colouring the Logo Designs
3 Lectures 04:31

Learn what's ahead in this section as we apply colours.

Introduction to Applying Colours
00:28

Here we apply effective colours to the first design.

Colouring Logo #1 - The Whippy Whirl
01:47

See as we marry type with mark on the second logo.

Colouring Logo #2 - The Steaming Cup
02:16
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Test your Knowledge!
0 Lectures 00:00

Unleash your knowledge upon a quick quiz!

What have you learned about colours?
1 question
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Logo Design Review
2 Lectures 03:15

Summarizing the Whippy Whirl logo after completion!

Reviewing Logo Design #1 - The Whippy Whirl
01:30

An overview of The Steaming Cup!

Reviewing Logo Design #2 - The Steaming Cup
01:45
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About the Instructor
Daniel Evans
4.6 Average rating
942 Reviews
14,384 Students
10 Courses
Published, award winning logo designer

Daniel Evans is a professional logo designer and graphic designer from the North-East of England with 17 years dedicated and fruitful experience!

He has worked on behalf of Hewlett Packard in Utah, design agencies in Seattle, New York and various agencies in Britain gracing them with his wondrous logo designs.

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Daniels work is featured in the publications: 

*     Logo Lounge 7 by Rockport Publishers (Available at Amazon)
*     Logo Creed by Rockport Publishers (Available at Amazon)
*     Damn Good by HOW Design (Available at Amazon)
*     LogoPond Vol 1
*     New Graphic 30 by Hiiibrand
*     Logo Nest 02
*     IHeartLogos Season 1
*     IHeartLogos Season 2
*     IHeartLogos Season 3
*     Logos 2 by Bright Books

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He boasts a prestigious Hiiibrand Silver Award and 3 Hiiibrand Nomination Awards in the Professional Logo Design category.  He also holds a Wolda Award for 5 logo design pieces and an Amazing Pixels Award from being one of the first people in the world to be published in the first dedicated logo design ebook.

The Internet too is swarmed with Daniels work which features on hundreds of graphic design and logo showcase websites.

In a nutshell, he's excelled in logo design and it's your opportunity to learn from him in his range of logo design courses here on Udemy!

Join Daniels courses TODAY and YOU can become the next logo design professional! >>>>