So I wanted to do something based on the word Quest (I use it a load on my Instagram).
First off was the quick initial sketches.
Next was construction in illustrator, I changed the format quite a bit to fit the font I liked.
Finally, I made this in photoshop with some texture and alterations!
I thought it had a 'skateboarding' vibe to it so I mocked this up to:
Handy tutorial, thanks for the great tips!
If you want, I've got plenty more work here: