Here I am trying more ideas for the logo. Its going to take quite a few attempts before I get it right. You can always tell when its right because it feels right. That’s how design works. I thought I’d try ideas using this picture from Shutterstock.
I’m making a website for a friend. He needs a new logo too. Here is my first start into the project. I like the idea of using a blue rose in the logo. I searched in Shutterstock.
I found another nice text effect tutorial:
I would definitely recommend this tutorial. It’s not that difficult and there are no mistakes.You should give it a try.
Here is where I got the wood pattern from:
I liked the look of this fun text effect. I thought I’d give the tutorial a try.
This is the effect I should be able to make.
I’m not sure I’d necessarily recommend this tutorial since I think it contains a number of mistakes. The colour for the color overlay on the base layer is actually ca1818. Also the author didn’t mention that the fill on the layers needs to be set at 0% on both the Hard and Sugar layers. If you download the author’s PSD files you can work out how to do it.
Here is the version I made.
I think it turned out really well! It took a really long time though because of the mistakes in the tutorial. Here is how my layers palette looks in case you want to try it yourself.
Decided to have a mess around with filters and brushes in Photoshop. Here is what I created.
For this image I think I used Filter > Noise > Median. I also used Filter > Render > Lens Flare. Unfortunately I didn’t save this one so I can’t make any screen shots.
Vectors are addictive. Once you start, you can’t stop. This is a back-up design which I may or may not hand in as a final piece.