Icon Design: Light Values & Extreme Shadows | Lindsey Meredith | Skillshare

Icon Design: Light Values & Extreme Shadows

Lindsey Meredith, Lover of immaculate linework

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7 Videos (20m)
    • Introduction

      1:07
    • 2 Study

      1:33
    • 3 Light Source Breakdown

      2:21
    • 4 Light Value Segmenting

      2:13
    • 5 Combo Approach

      1:04
    • 6 Vector Refine

      10:56
    • 7 Conclusion

      0:50

About This Class

When we set in to create a logo icon we are always reaching for the most dynamic and visually stunning solution. One method to consider is studying different aspects of how light and shadows come into play. If you are a designer looking for methods to create dynamic and visually stunning icons join me! 

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Key lessons include:

  • Process of reference study and style
  • Sketch icon based on light source
  • Sketching icon based on light values
  • Refinement process
  • Executing your logo icon in Adobe Illustrator

85% of this class is about the process on paper with a good chunk in one video covering my vector process of finalizing. Do not be intimidated if you are new to Adobe Illustrator

Lets get started! ___________________________________________________________

Others classes on Logo design by Lindsey to check out include Sports Logo Design

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Lindsey Meredith

Lover of immaculate linework

Link represents the work of me, Lindsey Kellis Meredith. I am an independent designer and illustrator specializing in logo / identity design, custom lettering, and illustration.

My client list includes Nickelodeon, Disney, Hasbro, Leap Frog, Maple Leaf Sports & Enterainment (raptors, maple leafs) , as well as a few other collegient and professional sports teams and organizations. I have logo work featured in Logo Lounge books 8 and 9.

I am available for hire. Feel free...

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