Guanajuato Swing Logo - Work in progress

Guanajuato Swing Logo - Work in progress - student project

I needed a logo for my dance group, which was the perfect opportunity to take this class. I haven't gotten around adding color and the bitmap textures, but this has been the process so far:

Mood Board: I loved the Pinto a México logo and its traditional ceramic flares. I loved the idea of incorporating some Guanajuato folklore into the piece.

Guanajuato Swing Logo - Work in progress - image 1 - student project

Sketching:

Guanajuato Swing Logo - Work in progress - image 2 - student project

Opted for the first sketch and here's the first clean draft of vectorization. 

Guanajuato Swing Logo - Work in progress - image 3 - student project

Any feedback up until now would be great. 

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April 3rd, 2017

I needed to implement this before I got time to do the bitmap textures. I plan on getting back to those, but here are the new modifications. 

Polished the letters and got rid of the upper drops, since they seemed too distracting. Still not pleased with that G....

Guanajuato Swing Logo - Work in progress - image 4 - student project