The Principles and Techniques Of What Makes a Logo Work


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Working with lines

Here are some famous logos that use lines. Maybe the lines underscore the name, or maybe the lines are the logo itself. Maybe the lines suggest some kind of connection, maybe they go through the type, maybe they join things together. Many, many different ways of using lines. Let's now see how we can apply lines to our logo in progress working in Illustrator. So here in Illustrator, I'm beginning with nothing but type. I'm going to work with some lines. I have got my rulers turned on. I'm going to draw myself some guides and then I'll switch to my Line tool and draw myself a row underneath my type.

Set the weight of the row using my Stroke panel. I'm going to make it about 6 pt, let's move it down a little bit. It doesn't get more simple than that, but that's completely valid approach. Let's maybe make it dashed line. We can adjust the width of the dashes or if we want it to be a doted line only to make a rounded cap and have the dash be 0 and set ...

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

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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