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Are you ready to become a great identity designer? Excellent!
This course will show you how to start thinking creatively to design excellent wordmarks; you know, the type portion of a logo design. You will discover the essential fundamentals that make any given wordmark great: Simplicity, relevance, readability, uniqueness and more.
Get inside Gary's head
Follow along as Gary designs 5 different wordmark projects over the course of 2 hours, two of which include hand-lettering with the use of a drawing tablet. Discover Gary's process when coming up with great logo design concepts.
Who is Gary?
A renowned designer and instructor of 15 years. Gary works as a course author for some of the biggest online education portals on the internet such as DigitalTutors and Envato Network's TutsPlus. Gary's work has also been featured in various publications including PhotoshopCreative magazine. Gary also runs a youtube channel with over 3 million views and 70,000 subscribers.
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|Section 1: Wordmark Introductory Projects|
Beginning the Zoom ProjectPreview
Finishing the Zoom Project
Starting the Launch Project
Finishing the Launch Project
The Ignore Project
Optional Project Assignment
|Section 2: Hand Lettering Wordmarks|
Designing the VU in Vulger
Designing the LGER in Vulger
Refining the VUL in Vulger
Finishing the Vulger Project
Starting the Fierce Project
Blocking out the RCE in Fierce
Adding Details to the Lettering
Further Refining the Lettering
Finishing the Fierce Project
Final Optional Project Assignment
Gary Simon is a professional freelance graphics and web designer with well over a decade of experience. Having served over a thousand clients, Gary understands many facets of the design industry.
He has also been a course instructor for several of the top online education websites, teaching a wide range of topics including:
Gary began designing websites in 2000, and just a few years later started focusing on identity design. From that point on, Gary grew a large clientele that allowed him to fully develop skills that extend beyond design alone.
The following is a list of web technologies in which Gary is proficient:
He is also an expert with the following software:
Gary began teaching his skills to others after releasing a single logo design tutorial, which has since garnered over a million views. In 7 years, Gary has released over 200 video tutorials and 20+ video courses. On his Youtube channel alone, his videos receive a half million views monthly. He enjoys connecting with students and helping them develop their skills on an on-going and frequent basis.