Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating gloss, part of Logo Design: Techniques.
- [Instructor] Let's recreate this gloss effect…that we see on the left.…I'll start by selecting my red circle, I'll copy it,…and then press command or control b…to paste that copy in back.…Holding down option or alt and the shift key,…I'll scale that copy, and then I'll come and apply…a chrome gradient to it.…That chrome gradient comes from…the gradients metals swatches.…Right now I have one of those,…I will copy that chrome gradient, paste it in back,…command or control b, and scale it up again.…
On the gradient that is in back, the one I have selected,…I will change the direction of the gradient…using the gradient panel.…I'll now come and select the red circle…from the effect menu,…I'll come to stylize, inner glow,…change my color to black, let's turn on my preview,…I want to use a blend mode of multiply,…and then I can adjust the blur as necessary.…I'll now copy that red circle, paste it in front,…command or control f, and scale it.…
Now on the copy that I've just made,…I do not want that in a glow so I will come…
- Generating logo ideas
- Choosing the right typeface
- Designing with simple shapes
- Adding shine, texture, beveled edges, and transparency
- Designing with negative space
- Choosing logo colors
- Preparing final files
Skill Level Beginner
1. What Makes a Good Logo?
2. Exploring Type Variables
3. Type Treatments
4. Designing with Simple Shapes
5. Logo Motifs
6. Logo Effects
7. Choosing Logo Colors
8. Lines and Stripes
9. Simple 3D and Shadow Effects
10. Finalizing the Logo
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