Designing with rectangles


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Designing with rectangles

So we are keeping it simple and we are working with simple shapes. Here are some famous logos that use simple shapes. Circles, triangles, ovals, rectangles, stars, rounded rectangles, all incredibly easy shapes to do in Illustrator. I am going to begin working with squares and rectangles, move on to circles and ellipses and then to stars and triangles. So this is a starting point. Nothing but our type. Let's see, how about we draw ourselves a simple square like so and we will give it a stroke weight.

Move it up like that maybe. We can call that a logo, maybe not the best logo, but it's a logo. How about we do this? I will select that and I will switch those values, so I will give it now a green fill rather than a green stroke. And I will send that to the back and then I will need to come in and select that piece of type and make the fill of my type white. I think I will want to just reduce the size of it a little bit. And again, we call it logo. What if we were to rotate the re...

Designing with rectangles
Video duration: 4m 13s 2h 57m Intermediate

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Designing with rectangles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Logo

Subject:
Design
Software:
Illustrator InDesign
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