Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to incorporate transparency into logos, including tips for using transparency.
I'll select them all, … you will want to segment the artwork, … in this case using pathfinder, … and the yellow, I don't need to change those, … I'm going to actually make it red, … and the black, well, that can be a solid black. … And in fact, I want to convert it to a heart, … so I'm going to come to my symbols panel … where I have, conveniently waiting for me, a heart symbol. … I'll drag off an instance of that, … and I'll put that in position. … I'm just going to cover up the existing black shape like so. … Transparency is very commonly used to indicate connection, … and what could be simpler than having two overlapping shapes … and a third color. … and come to my transparency panel once again, … and, as I would normally, try multiply. … Multiply doesn't work in this case, … so I need to try another transparency mode. … If you're familiar with Photoshop, … you'll know that there is a keyboard … shortcut that will cycle you through … making it easier for you to experiment with them. …
- 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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