Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Outlining type, part of Designing a Logo.
Here are some famous logos that use outlined or stroked type, where the color…of the outline of the letters is different from the letter shapes themselves or…where the letter shapes are shadowed or in some cases where the letters have an…in line. We are going to see how we can apply these techniques in Illustrator to…our logo in progress and hopefully, you will be able to explore how these…may be applicable to your particular logo in progress.…All right, let's now go over to Illustrator. I'm in the document that's called…logo_outline. You can follow along with this or just work in your own document…from scratch. Okay, here I'm in Illustrator with some different variations on…working with outline type.…
The first one I'm going to look at is, not exactly outlined but just a simple…drop shadow. The point being here though this isn't just the copy of the…letters offset and put behind the original but rather is a drop shadow effect,…and that's just easier in terms of editing in the future. And how we get this…
- Choosing the right typeface
- Exploring transparency, warped type, and other treatments
- Working with line, shape, and imagery in a logo symbol
- Considering current trends in logo design
- Fine-tuning a design after client selection
- Drawing up usage guidelines
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Where can I learn more about graphic design?
A: Discover more on this topic by visiting graphic design on lynda.com.
Designing a Logo for a Media Companywith Nigel French53m 51s Intermediate
1. Defining the Parameters of the Job
2. Type-Only Logos
3. Type Treatments
4. Designing a Logo Symbol
5. Selecting and Preparing the Finished Logo
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.