Logo Design: New Ways to Create Custom Vintage Type

Simon Walker, Graphic Designer

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11 Videos (1h 22m)
    • Trailer

      1:47
    • Introduction

      1:47
    • Sketching

      5:17
    • Vectoring Basics

      10:00
    • Vectoring Your Type

      12:11
    • The Letter S

      8:14
    • Layouts

      9:50
    • Vector Textures

      11:02
    • Raster Textures

      9:56
    • Addendum

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      10:59
    • Explore Design on Skillshare

      0:37
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About This Class

Make the old feel new again.

It may be the golden age of tech, but everyone loves vintage. In this bite-sized class, designer Simon Walker shows how to create a vintage-style logo using custom type and digital texturing—all in under 90 minutes. Turn sketches into clean vector art, organize type layers, balance your logos, and capture that heritage feel. The class is down to earth, breaks the rules, and is the perfect nod to the past in our present.

Watch 9 video lessons.

  1. Introduction            (2 minutes)
  2. Sketching               (5 minutes)
  3. Vectoring Basics    (10 minutes)
  4. Vectoring Type       (12 minutes)
  5. The Letter "S"        (8 minutes)
  6. Layouts                  (10 minutes)
  7. Vector Textures     (11 minutes)
  8. Raster Textures     (10 minutes)
  9. Addendum             (11 minutes)

Learn by doing.

Using custom type and digital texturing techniques, create a vintage-style logo for a business—the perfect springboard for your own projects, an entrepreneurial friend, or your design portfolio.

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Great lesson to learn the approach to a hand lettering logo design. Also very well presented. Not a waste of time, for sure!
Pawel Grzeszczak

Graphic Designer

Helpful tips about lettering and vectoring drawn letters. Thanks!
Simon is an incredibly talented designer and type designer. Have been following his work for quite some time, so enjoyed viewing this class and learning how he creates type. Great explanations, easy to follow along.

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Simon Walker

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Simon Walker is a designer based in Austin, Texas. You can find him online on Twitter, and Dribbble.

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