Typographic Logos: Typography and Lettering for Logo Design

Ray Dombroski

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20 Lessons (1h 31m)
    • 1. Welcome

      1:04
    • 2. Why make custom lettering?

      2:29
    • 3. Typographic terminology

      2:03
    • 4. The business of logo design

      2:55
    • 5. Examples of type and lettering designs

      5:12
    • 6. Using Pinterest for inspiration

      2:28
    • 7. How to apply your inspiration

      3:13
    • 8. Analog tools

      3:40
    • 9. Digital tools

      3:19
    • 10. Letterforms and compositions

      2:21
    • 11. Thumbnails and bringing your design into the computer

      4:59
    • 12. Sketching techniques

      3:26
    • 13. Making vector lettering

      3:09
    • 14. Refining the initial design

      6:01
    • 15. Adding shading

      12:19
    • 16. Making a 3D effect

      12:56
    • 17. Colorways

      6:56
    • 18. Using bitmap textures in Illustrator

      4:33
    • 19. Adding texture with Photoshop brushes

      6:31
    • 20. Closing thoughts

      1:09
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Project Description

Design a Custom Logotype for Your Brand

Upload your custom type-based logo design!

The theme can be 1) your personal logotype (your name) -or- 2) a brand or project you are working on.

White a short description and tell us any background story for your project and how you plan to use it!

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I've attached a batch of Vector Gradients, Bitmap Textures and Photoshop brushes that you can use in your own designs. Cheers!

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