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How to make logos and badges in Affinity Designer - Volume 5 "30 day money back" badge

teacher avatar Jeremy Hazel, Education Through Creation

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8 Lessons (38m)
    • 1. Introduction to the series

    • 2. Laying out the basic shapes and sketching the image

    • 3. Adding text to the badge

    • 4. Finishing the money back badge

    • 5. Bootcamp 1- What is a badge and the 3 most important characteristics

    • 6. Bootcamp 2- How to sketch at a basic level complete

    • 7. Bootcamp 3-What is a shape and operation

    • 8. Bootcamp 4- Making pallets and cords

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About This Class

As a designer we all want to create more innovative work, FASTER, be more PRODUCTIVE and be able to respond and create easily without always having to go back to the drawing board from scratch., and BADGES allow us to do that. 

Whether you are doing print work, T shirt design or web development badges allow for premade assets to be created to assist in concepts and developing mock-ups, PLUS badges are HOT right now....and very sellable. So, if you are looking for a way to learn Affinity Designer WHILE create small, scalable and sellable projects, then this is the course for you. 

In this course we give you everything you need to create a “30 day money back guarantee” inspired badge from sketch to final export .....included in the lesson we have 

  • All of the tools you will need along the way, including the final file 
  • All of the color pallets we will use 

And if you may not be too familiar with Affinity Designer…no sweat, at the end of each course we have a "boot-camp" section with the technical lessons broken down so you can still accomplish the badge

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1. Introduction to the series : Welcome to the scale share course for a fitting designer. Four badges. Now this is part of a Siri's. So whether you found us in less than one or whether you found its badge five, it's all formatted the same. We're taking a badge all the way from the start to the finish in affinity Designer. But because we know this course is geared for intermediate users, and you may not quite be there yet. We've included the last four lessons down below at the bottom of the course, with almost a boot camp of tools that you might need. So if you're an intermediate user and you're already familiar with operations, just run right in that course. However, if you need to know what an operation is, check out the last four lessons. It's our way of making sure you have the tools to do what you need to do in order to pull off the project. You want to pull off all right, enough talking. Let's go ahead and get into the badge, making 2. Laying out the basic shapes and sketching the image: Alright, folks, let's go ahead and make a badge that we would use in e commerce. Right? Because on everybody's websites you always see the badges, right? Quality guaranteed, 30 day money back guarantee. There's always badges. And so it's something that people that make websites actually don't want to create for themselves a lot of the time. So that's a big area of stock vector work. So let's go ahead and make something a little bit circular. So let's go ahead and we're gonna start with the Lips tool. Now, I'm just going to drag out this lips tool to get an idea of relative size, and then we're gonna follow the same process that we did. Every other time we go to pixel, go to the brush, we're gonna grab my color. Hopefully, you guys know now that I like to do my proofs kind of in red and my standard 32 point brush . All right, so we're gonna create kind of a round circle. Let's create a circle inside a circle. And yes, I am doing this with my mouse and then let's make a check mark like that. And now let's kind of make it I don't know. 30 day, and then let's go. Money back guarantee. Now, why isn't that working? Oh, how about we not draw inside of our lips? Hey, look at that. Okay. Guarantee. Okay, cool. So that is my plan. Now, Hopefully, if you've been paying attention to some of the badges that I've drawn, this is really all you need to get started. Now we're gonna go ahead. We're gonna drag this to the bottom. Actually, let's keep it on the top and let's crack down the opacity here. And because we're talking about money, let's go ahead and make green. So let's go ahead and go to swatches. Now, you've seen this show before at a document palette, and we're going to rename the palate, and we're gonna call this one money back badge. Okay, now, we were dealing in two D before. We really haven't done anything with three D. We did some Grady INTs. I'm gonna kick up the three. D on this one. I think that I want something soft, a little bit modern, but definitely three d. All right, so we got the money back badge. Now, the first thing that I want to do here is I want to figure out what color I want the base to be. I'm gonna go ahead. I'm gonna choose something that is maybe right in here. You don't want anything that's bright neon, because then you really are committed to that level of intensity. So when I choose that, I'm gonna put that in here and now what I'm going to do is I'm gonna come over my color and I'm going to go to the color cord. And I kind of wanted to be different. Let's do tints. I think that we're pretty good there. And then let's do a color cord off shades. Let's go ahead and do tints and shades. I think we're in pretty good shape there. Now, As you know, I'm probably only gonna use a few of these. So let's go ahead and delete some pills here and again. This is gonna be available for you in the downloads. Same as always. It's going to delete that one. Keep the black and you see how keeping about every 4th 1 right and lead fill. All right, let's start here. So first thing out, let's go ahead and move my layers palette out so you guys can see what I'm doing. I'm just trying to teach over here and let's go ahead and start first and foremost by filling this thing with Green. Now come back into the vector and we're coming over here and we're popping that thing off green. All right, Cool. So Step one. Outer lips green. Done. Step two. Let's create an inner lips, Okay? And let's go with a little bit lighter green step to done. Now let's bring out our pen, tool, click, click, click, click, click, click and lastly, click. All right. Now, let's grab this tool here and let's blow this out just a little bit there. And I think that's pretty good. I mean, don't make it too crazy. And let's make this quite a ways darker. All right, so I think that we're in pretty good shape. So even in those three little mouse clicks you got the outer circle, the inner circle, and then you've got this check mark. Now we haven't put any text in here. Let's go ahead and turn our pixel air off for a second and see how this thing is shaping up . Let's add some special effects to it right now. So the first thing I'm gonna do him to come to my lips and I'm going to come to my effects tab. Now, the effects tab, We're gonna go ahead and undock it. I like to work with my bevel in and boss a lot, So I'm going to start in bossing this now, here's my thought on P and G's. I like to avoid this shadow if I can, because with the transparent background, it doesn't look good all the time. And so you really have a finite use. However, we can do a nice inner shadow, are a nice inter highlight in an inter shadow and make it stand out. So that's kind of cool. But now, on the flip side of this, let's go ahead and close that layer. Effect the inner circle. Now we absolutely could do a pillow because we've got this room to play with. So that's actually pretty awesome. I'm actually quite happy with that. Now, let's go ahead and add some three d to this thing here. We're gonna come over here hit three D, and now we're in a crank up the radius on that bad boy, and there is too much roundness going on. So for three D, this isn't gonna be a whole three d class, but we're gonna change the profile up to be pretty bold. Now, that's pretty awesome. All right, I'm happy with that. And then we can even crank down that radius a little bit. Yeah, I think that that's pretty good. Now, what I'm gonna do is I'm imagining a yellow light coming down from the top here. So the first thing I'm going to do on here, there's going to be a different color. Let's go ahead and change the light up a little bit. And then let's go ahead and change up the rotation of it here so that it shows from a different angle. There we go. Look at that. Just a little bit. You see how there's a little bit of yellow here? I just changed the direction of the light. I changed the location of light to get that yellow, so I think that's pretty good. You see how we use the three D effect now? I wanted to stand off from this circle. So what I'm gonna do now, I'm going to put an outer shadow on and with the outer shadow. I'm a crank, that bad boy up. Increase the radius, and I'm gonna increase the offset. We go just a little bit. All right? Now, I could crank up the intensity, watch what happens. But you see how it gets really ugly. Just a little bit. Just a little bit. Goes just the right way. All right, So in this first lesson, we created the square, or I should say, the circle. I'm sorry. We did the inner circle, and we created the check mark. Now, if you don't like the color of green you chose, you can certainly make adjustments to it as an example. If I don't like this color of green, I can always come back down in here. But hopefully you know how to do this by now. And we can make this a color of green, and we can add it here and we can delete this out. Boom. All right. I'm actually much happy with that. So you get dark, some yellow, some light, and then kind of an outer green seal. All right, let's go ahead and call it a day on this one. Let's go ahead and jump into the next lesson where we're gonna apply some text to this. All right, we'll see the next lesson. 3. Adding text to the badge: All right, So now let's take the next step and let's go ahead and put some text to this. So to do this, we're gonna come down here. We're gonna hold shift, and you guys know how to create a curve now. But just in case you're joining us on this particular badge, you bring out circle, we're gonna say Phil is equal to none. There's going to be zero stroke on it. So let's go ahead and make that equal the none. So all I have right now is this Ellipse. In order to put text on a curve, we convert to curves, and then we come into artistic text tool. Now, I'm gonna come over here, and now you see how this is one complete circle. We don't necessarily want that. Right. Well, we're gonna want to do is now that it's converted to curve, we want to haves to do that, we're gonna come over to our no duo. I'm gonna click on this note right here. I'm gonna break the curve, you see? Just went red. Now I come over to this note and I break the curve and it went red. And now I have to curbs. Now I can put two different sets of text on. So as soon as I select this top curve, you'll see. Now, as I approach it with the artistic text tool, it turns to a squiggly. T go ahead and tap on that curve and let's go. Let's go. Money back. All right, Now, that's super small, right? Let's go ahead and bring that up to a comically large size. All rights. Somewhere around 200 pixels probably is a good amount. Now, I'm gonna go ahead and choose something that's a little bit easy to read. A little bit professional. And now I can probably go up to about 300. Yes. All right. Good deal. Now with the text layer. Select. Did you see the green push? Right here? We're gonna go ahead and we're going to tap that right there. Awesome. All right. Now, if we wanted to move it up with the selection tool, we could do one of two things. We can either move this curve up just like this, or we could increase the baseline for all of the text and it on do transform. I'm going to select all of my text in using, like, character panel here. This is the character panel. We're going to adjust the baseline. That is the more professional way to make this sort of adjustment. So I think I'm pretty good there. I know it's a little bit off center, but that's fine. I'm gonna balance it out on this other side here to make it look good. All right, let's go ahead, Doctor. Character panel back. We're done with that. Now, with this lower curve now we want to add text to the lower curve. So how do we do that artistic text tool And you see the cross hair. Move it and tell us a squiggle and let's use the term. Okay, now we've got it on this side. Let's do this. It's the 300 points with same is this? But you see, it's all bunched up in jacked up character panel and let's adjust the baseline here. But this time we're gonna drop the baseline and we're thinking and we're thinking and we're still thinking I could actually enter in a value, but I'm gonna let it run its course because that shows you guys kind of how this works. All right. And I think we're pretty good there now, in order to push this so that we balance out or design a little bit, Come over here. And I think that we're in pretty good shape right about here. Now what I'm gonna look for, I know that there's more words here. More letters here than there is on the bottom. But what I'm going to do, I'm going to kind of push just to make sure here, with kind of a ruler, just to see where we're at. I got 123456 six includes the space, right? I got 10 of those, and I've got nine of these. So then, theoretically, I should probably have half. Never take. Yeah, I'm in pretty good shape. So let's go ahead and make some adjustments here. One is get this thing already to roll here now is shrinking just a little bit. Okay, Now you see that this isn't shrinking the lettering, so we're gonna have to readjust lettering a little bit, which is fine. How do we readjust the lettering? Come in here, crank it up just a little bit here, back it out just slightly. And I think we're in pretty good shape. All right. Now, let's go ahead and add in 30 day loops. We do not want to add that to the curve. Let's not do that 30 day. Now, we want this to be the biggest boldest thing to these people. See someone a position this right about here. And then I'm going to use a stroke. I'm going to use a white stroke, and now I'm going to in my stroke paddle draw behind the Phil. When I do this, this assures that my stroke does not consume my text. All right, now, that doesn't look quite good. Let's go ahead and take a look at this. I might like it stacked, so let's go ahead and center it up. Now Centering is up here in the context toolbar when working with artistic text. And if we centered it up, I'm pretty happy with that. Now we can make some other adjustments, right? Let's say that here on this thing, we want it to be centered the money back to be a little more centered. We can always tilt this down. And with the artistic text tool selected right, we can come back on and we can push this thing Mawr centered. So let's go ahead. Bring out a ruler. See how it works. Now, it's never going to be perfect, right? Because you have more more letters in the other side, actually. Quite happy with that. All right, cool. Now, let's go ahead and tilt this thing back where we need to be and tilted back just a bit. All right? That looks pretty good. Now, we could do a couple other things with it here. We could add in a little bit of yellow because we have some yellow down here. We're gonna add some yellow here, and we're gonna add some embellishments here to the outside. And next lesson in order to make this thing stand out. All right, let's go ahead and call it here on this one, and we'll see in the next one. 4. Finishing the money back badge : All right. Welcome back to our money back. 30 day guarantee, right for your website. Now with the money back, 30 day guarantees. See how were taken advantage of the text hierarchy. 30 day is the big deal, and then money back guarantee is kind of in that secondary area. We're not using terribly small text, but we're definitely using text and collar in order to communicate exactly what we're looking for. So let's go ahead and add some interest to this. So I'm gonna come down to this ellipse. We call this the background and on the background of lips, I'm going to grab my pencil tool and I'm just going to swing in. And you remember when we talked about flow in the theory of these badges, this is a textbook case of how to create flow. So bring this inside here and boom, instant flow. Now let's go ahead and do this again. One su with it around. It doesn't even matter if you connect it. Boom. All right, now that's a completely different look. Now that's created by this. So that's a nice, easy way to do that. And if it's a little overpowering, you can always grab both these curve layers. Then you condone drop down the opacity of the technique. It doesn't have to be overpowering. All right, so we're in pretty good shape. Now, what I'd like to do, I'd like to add a little bit of yellow to add a little bit of yellow. We're still gonna be working with the background, but we're not going to be using pixel. Instead, I'm going to go ahead, and we're gonna use a technique we've used a bunch of times before. Depend tool, click, Ault drag. And now we're going to find a yellow color. Now, I'm still sticking with my greens. But the reason I'm using yellow color is because I'm going to start shading it in. So I'm gonna nest this inside of the background, and I'm going to shade it in using go shin Blur. That looks pretty good. And then we're going to match the curvature here with the particular side of the circle. All right, so in reality, once we do this now we have some continuity between this side and this side. All right? Now, let's add a little bit to that inner circle here. We're gonna do the same thing. We're going to come down here and grab you move, and we're going to fill it with that. But now we're gonna do a little bit lighter, because that's a little bit lighter green, right? You can't have the same intensity. I'm a nested inside of that ellipse layer. That's true. I'm gonna apply that. Go, Schindler, Because we don't want it to be too large. And then we're going to take our no tool, and we're going to stretch it just like you would expect us to dio. Okay, so that's a nice little way to put the reflected light out on this particular area to kind of match the light source that's coming off there. All right, folks, that's a little bit on how to do that. Is this point all you really got to do now is go to documents set up, make it transparent background, and then go file export PNG. All right. And you have a 30 day money back badge for your website. All right? Hope you learned a little something about this. Hope you learned a little something about badges. Let's go ahead and wrap this thing up 5. Bootcamp 1- What is a badge and the 3 most important characteristics: All right. Welcome to my little corner off this badge course. So I thought maybe what I do is I'd start by talking about badges just in a very high level . And I want to show you the three characteristics that I consider very present in every successful badge. So now let's go ahead and let's talk about what A badges. Right? So a badge is really kind of like a pre usable are reusable asset, if you will. Right badges are used in everything from print work to Web work to advertising. You can put a badge up for everything. Right now, there are badges that air steamed around certain things as an example. All of these badges obviously are themed around a holiday. You could have badges that are themed around different things, safer Web work, these air, all different versions of guarantees, premium quality, that sort of thing. And what designers tend to do is they create these badges and then you as somebody who may be building a website, you go through and you grab these badges to either borrow the artistic elements that are here, like these borders or this font, or you might just grab the badge and plug and play it right. So I want to explore the badges that we're gonna be making during this course. And I thought that maybe I'd go through, and I just share with you some common themes that I consider crucial in terms of making a good batch. Now, a badge, in my opinion, should have only three colors maximum. Right? And I know as soon as I come out with that rule, I'm gonna find a way to break it. But in this create amazing badge, we've got really three colors. We've got some blacks, we've got some grays and we've got some whites. Now let's take a look at another badge again. Very similar, right? You've got the white and black, you've got blue, and you've got a couple different greens. But you see, you got blue, green and white, All right. Very, very simple. And lastly, here, let's take a look at this one. I've got red, black, white and gray. I know I've got four in this one, but I want you to keep your color palettes. Very, very simple. Badges should be identifiable from across the room, so you'll see that all of the badges that we look at online all revolve around similar color traits. They may even be monochromatic, and they certainly don't have a ton of colorism. There is a great example of one that has 123 colors in it. Maybe 1/4 grade, if you count the gray. So all badges, theoretically should be fairly simple. A good badge should be able to be seen from across the room. Now, the other thing, I would say that a good badge has is good flow because there should be something that takes the eye through the badge and tells the story to the viewer of what you want them to see. So this one has the brush providing that flow. I've also got the circle here, but I've got this palette with the Swiss here that really draws the eye in a couple different directions. We've got the soccer ball, which is straight up, just a swoosh. And then you've got this one here that really kind of has a lot of different elements to see how I'm varying some of the line withs here in the white, versus here in the white so that we've got a big blocky element here and we do have some flow here in the record. So first characteristic of a good badge, in my opinion, minimal color. Second characteristic of the badge, in my opinion, is going to be the flow. The third thing is going to be the symmetry. Now, as soon as I say symmetry, I'm going to show you some examples that will absolutely violate that. But you'll say this is a good one. With symmetry, right, This side is the same as this side. Same thing here. I've got the circle. Everything is relatively well placed, Let's say and I've got rather symmetrical. Look, now, I did break it up a little bit with the font, but I even balance the font a little bit. Same thing is true here, right? You've got a very nice symmetry. This half is the same as this half. And then we've got the action line kind of separating it. So in my opinion, when I go to make a badge, I really think about the colors that I'm gonna use. I keep a minimal I think about the symmetry that I'm trying to do. What is the overall look of the peace and then lastly, I'll go through. It'll take a look at the motion to determine that the line and the view is what I want them to see. Now, let's take a look at some of these online again. You'll see very similar colors. Symmetry in these badges, right? So again, when I'm telling you in my badges is not anything different than what you're seeing online for other people, even here, you've got some difference here. But you've got symmetry around the badge. Very, very simple, minimal color. And they're telling this story through the badge. And they've got your Iife here following the motion. So we see the same thing here, right? Look at the motion line that's created right here, so you'll see the same thing present in almost all badges. And these are the characteristics that I think are important when you make a badge. All right, enough. Enough of me talking about how we're gonna make a badge. Let's go ahead and get a boot camp going about the techniques you can use in order to do this 6. Bootcamp 2- How to sketch at a basic level complete: All right, folks. Welcome to our badge. Course, I thought maybe we do a little boot camp here. We're gonna keep this to four quick lessons. And if you are already comfortable with the techniques, go ahead and start making badges. But I'm going to show you the basic techniques you're gonna need in order to follow along in this course. Now, the first thing you'll always get, see me, do is I'm going to sketch. So if you've got an open document here, sketching is performed in what is called the pixel persona up here. So you click on the pixel persona and all sketching takes place with the paintbrush, which is right here. Now, if you're brand new to affinity designer over on this far right side, there are a bunch of what are called studio panels and you're gonna look for your brushes. Now, I'm gonna go ahead and pull this brushes panel out, and I like to sketch with just my basic brush and over in the color panel, you see, Now there's the color panel. I'm going to choose the red color and now with my mouse, even I'm not even gonna use my tablet you can then start sketching on the layer. Now, you see, that's very, very small. How do you turn it up? Well, you turn up the size up here of your brush. Now it's a little bit bigger. Now, what are we sketching on? Notice the layers panel. I'm gonna go ahead and pull this out now, created what is called a pixel air so I can sketch all over this layer. And if I wanted to make a new one of these, I just come over here and I can add a pixel there. So I wanted to sketch blue. I could use blue. And let's say that I don't want this sketch anymore. With this lair selected, I just come down to the trash can and boom that leers history. Now, if you want to keep your design but you want to erase, you just come over to the eraser and you can easily erase using the right bracket key to increase the size of your eraser. And now you can erase all of your marks. All right, in the lessons that are gonna follow, I will be sketching out each one of my designs in a very rough shape. I will be using my paint brush tool. I'll be working in red, and I'll be using my mouse so that you guys can follow along. So when I say Sketches circle, that's my idea of sketching a circle Right up there is the banner. Yep, there's a banner in a circle, so I'm not going to do any really crazy, high graphic stuff here in the pixel persona. This is just simply how you sketch design, and it's done using a pixel layer now to re dock these. Don't get crazy. Just plug and play them right back into the studio. All right, that's it for this lesson. I just wanted to show you how to do a basic basic sketch. Let's go ahead and get on to the next one. We got two more of these before we start actually working in badges 7. Bootcamp 3-What is a shape and operation: All right, folks, welcome back to our boot camp. Now, we're gonna keep this real short. Now we are gonna be working a ton in shapes. Now, if you're brand new to affinity designer, there's gonna be a little bit of a learning curve Ingle idea. But shapes are down here in these blue areas in what is called the toolbar. So if you wanted to create a shaped like a circle, just click and drag out the shape. Now, hold shift and you get a symmetrical shape. And now you can move this thing around. So all of your shapes. You see the little cog here, how it has a little white triangle. There are a ton of shapes so I can make a red circle like I just did. I can go ahead and I can create a red cloud and to change the color of the shape you come over to the color panel and you can change it out to a blue. I know this is very rudimentary, but if you understand shapes, go ahead and move onto the next one. But if you just opened up Affinity designer having an understanding that shapes are a thing in what is called the draw persona is key to working on these badges. I'm gonna be using a ton of shapes because all of this is done, is what in what is called the vector persona or vector art. So this is what shape is in the shape is different than a line In order to draw the lines when we get there will be using the pen tool in the pencil tool. This is all about shapes Now. If you wanted to lead a shape, just hit the lead, just hit, delete. And now the last thing that I want to show you. If I have two shapes, let's say I have a round rectangle and a circle. Okay, now let's look at our layer structure. You'll see how the circle or what we call the Ellipse is on top of the rounded rectangle. Now, if I wanted to take these and I put him on top of one another, watch this. There's something called an operation and operations are up here. You got add, subtract, intersect, dividing combined. All we're gonna do is add and subtract. So to do this hold shift, select both your layers and let's hit. Add Now you see, you got two layers. Boom. One layer. This is what is called a complex shape. Notice one layer now, and it changed to a curve. Curves are different than layers are should say different shapes. I'm not going to spend too much time on him. But I do want you to know how to do operation. Now, if you wanted to undo that, you come up to edit, undo, edit, undo. And you can always bring him back, just like that. Now watch this. If I bring them together again, I select them both. And I hit. Subtract up here. Look what just happened there. It took the circle away now And this is the weird shape that I'm left with. And if you don't like that undo, undo, undo. Undo. There it is again. Now you got to shape still. All right, so just a little bit on what a shape is, where to find it and how to find the operations. If you do not see these up in your toolbar here, go over to view. Go over to customize toolbar and you will see them over here. You can just click and drag them up into that area just like I did there. All right, let's go ahead and move on to the next boot camp lesson, and then we're going to get into some drawn. 8. Bootcamp 4- Making pallets and cords: All right, gang. Last boot camp. Listen, before we get into the drawing. So we covered what a shape was we covered. What an operation was we covered? How to do a basic sketch. The last thing that you really need to know to kind of lay some stuff down. It is the theory of what is called a color cord and a color palette. So to do that, we're gonna come over to our studio. Right? Studio is over here in the right hand side, click and drag your color panel out. And if you do not have it, go to view studio, make sure color is selected. And also make sure your swatches panel is out. Make sure they're check marks on those. All right, so we're gonna grab color. I'm gonna grab swatches now. First thing we're gonna do here, we're gonna create a new palette for every one of our badges. So in order to do that with swatches panel selected, come over here and add a document palette. Now, that's gonna make an unnamed Fallon. Then you're gonna come up again to the menu. This little four line thing here is called the Menu and you're gonna rename. I'm gonna call it Badge X. All right, All right. No, you'll see that you've got some color here. You got blue, right? First thing we're gonna do. If I've got blue down here in my swatches and I want to add it to my palette, I can add that filled to the palate right there. Let's see, I got red. I want to add it to my palette. Boom. I got white. I want to add it to my palette. I got black. I want to add it to my palette. Now, let's see, we got green because that's not over here, Right? Come over to the green, find the green and you find the color green, you like boom added to the palate. Now, the last thing that I want to show you here while we're on this color green let's say I want to make a color cord. Now I can come up now. I mean, the color palette, right? I grab a color cord, and now I'm gonna go ahead. I'm gonna make a try. Attic color cord. What that's going to do is gonna take the color wheel, and it's gonna go ahead, and it's going to divide it into three. Notice what it did. Green, blue and red. Cool. Now let's do another one here. I'm gonna create a new palette, So stay with me here. Create a document palette. What's rename it, and we're gonna rename it Trial palate one. Because in our first lesson, we learned that a good badge probably has four colors. Max. Let's say you wanted to make something in the greens. You come up to the color palette, you go to create a color cord, and let's create a cord of shades. Look at that. Look at all those colors, agree, and you got everything from dark green to mid green toe light green. That's nice. Now. If you wanted to create another chord, you come up here, create accord. Let's create one of tents. Look at that. Now you've got all the colors of the rainbow there in terms of grey or in terms of green to work with. So that's how you create pallet. That's how you create a color cord from a color that you want to be your primary, and the reason I bring this up. One of the first steps in every single one of these badges that I do, I create my color palette so that I constrain my number of colors. And also, in order to import my color palette, all you got to do is in the swatches menu. Come down and import the palette. There is an in portable palette for every single badge that we're gonna be doing. All right, let's get after it and get in. It's a badge making.