Hand Illustrated Logo From Scratch
Video 1 of 3
Hey! Joseph here. Welcome to lesson one of an exclusive three part video series on hand illustrated logos from scratch.
While these techniques are applied to a logo design for this video series, they also come in handy with any type of hand illustrated design project. Enjoy!
Here's a few notes to accompany the video...
Killer brainstorming pointers
- Experiment with all caps text, bold text, italic text, cursive text, etc.
- Try slanting the text, or drawing the text on a curved baseline.
- Experiment with different basic shapes.
- Experiment with where different elements are placed and how they are aligned.
- If you have any iconic shapes, what varieties of the shape can you sketch?
- Consider subtracting and overlapping shapes.
- Pitt Artist Pen (Medium)
- Tracing Paper
- Tip: If you don't have tracing paper, simply use a window. Put your sketch on the window and tape a normal sheet of paper over it. This isn't ideal but works in a pinch (assuming it sin't night outside).
Stay tuned for the next lesson! Next we'll cover how to convert the hand illustrated logo into an actual vector element.
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