Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to effectively incorporate negative space into a logo.
So I am going to make sure I'm at a comfortable view size … I'll press Command or Control + semicolon … We see that the middle crossbar doesn't reach that guide, … holding down the Shift key as I do so. … We also notice that the X is not symmetrical. … It needs to be symmetrical. … I need to make sure that it chops the X in half … and if necessary just nudge … I'll switch back to my preview, … and with both of these shapes selected, … Now when I do so, … And just to simplify the composition, … and then I can select the circle … So there are some ideas for experimenting … with white space in your logos. … …
- Choosing the right typeface
- Exploring type variables
- Replacing letters with words
- Creating a circular logo
- Creating a hand-drawn logo
- Designing with simple shapes
- Offsetting multiple paths
- Creating isometric type
- Adding gloss, texture, beveled edges, and transparency
- Designing with negative space
- Choosing logo colors
- Converting colors
- Preparing final files
Skill Level Intermediate
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What makes a good logo3m 48s
1. Exploring Type Variables
2. Simple Type Treatments
3. Designing with Simple Shapes: Part 1
4. Designing with Simple Shapes: Part 2
5. Advanced Techniques
6. Logo Effects
7. Choosing Logo Colors
8. Finalizing the Logo
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