Typographic Logos Typography and Lettering for Logo Design

Learn the beginning to end process for creating your own custom type-based logo.
Typographic Logos Typography and Lettering for Logo Design
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2.30 GB
Total length :
1h 30m



Ray Dombroski


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Typographic Logos Typography and Lettering for Logo Design

What you’ll learn

You will be able to come up with an idea, create thumbnail sketches, and refine your design into a finished type-based logo.
You will be able to download the working files that were created in the video so you can see them up close.

Typographic Logos Typography and Lettering for Logo Design


Even though beginners are welcome to this course, you should already have some familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to get the most out of Lectures 13 through 19 of this course. These sections are Mac software focused at an intermediate level. If you understand layers, various tools, and how to draw objects in Photoshop and Illustrator, then this should be enough for you to follow the computer sections of this class.


Learning and improving upon your type-based logo designs is one of the most important investments you can make in your design career. In this course we’ll go over the entire process of creating a type-based logo, from idea to implementation. Let’s get started! In this course we’ll cover: How to find and apply inspiration Learn the Digital and Analog Tools you’ll need to create your logos Use both Traditional and Untraditional tools to create your logo Special techniques to refine your design How to structure letterforms and overall composition Sketch design thumbnails Create a clean vector design Implement color theory, shading, and add a 3D effect How to add texture in Photoshop and Illustrator Then it’s up to you to take these methods and create something incredible! As a bonus, you will also receive: 26 Bitmap Textures to use in Illustrator 26 Photoshop Brushes to add texture to your own designs A collection of vector halftone gradients The finished “Typographic Logos” design in vector format


Section 1: Introduction to Typographic Logos

Lecture 1 Welcome

Lecture 2 Why make custom lettering?

Lecture 3 Typographic terminology

Lecture 4 The business of logo design

Section 2: Inspiration and planning your design

Lecture 5 Examples of type and lettering designs

Lecture 6 Pinterest

Lecture 7 How to apply your inspiration

Section 3: Tools and materials

Lecture 8 Analog tools

Lecture 9 Digital tools

Section 4: Structure of a type-based logo

Lecture 10 Letterforms and compostions

Section 5: Demonstration: Creating a typographic logo

Lecture 11 Thumbnails and bringing your design into the computer

Lecture 12 Sketching techniques

Lecture 13 Making vector lettering

Lecture 14 Refining the initial design

Lecture 15 Adding shading

Lecture 16 Making a 3D effect

Lecture 17 Colorways

Lecture 18 Using bitmap textures in Illustrator

Lecture 19 Adding texture with Photoshop brushes

Section 6: Conclusion

Lecture 20 Closing thoughts

This course is for anyone who is interested in improving their type-based logo designs.,This course does not cover icon design or logo designs that do not contain lettering.,This course shows the process of creating a type-based logo. However, it is not focused on the history and fundamentals of type.

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 1h 30m | 2.30 GB
Created by: Ray Dombroski

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