this is Shahnewaj Palash from Logo
Today I’m going to show another logo
design process including idea generation,
sketching and vectorizing. please keep
watching the video.
I received a new message from a client
through my mailbox.
His name is Aston Taylor. He is
interested to have a clean simple
eye-catching and memorable logo design
for his relaxing music app.
After discussing the price and deadline
I accepted his offer
and start my logo design process.
At the beginning of idea generation
process, I will pick 3 main keywords
associated with the logo. peace,
We will use these three main keywords to
unexpected ideas. This is what we call
When I think about the word face
it reminds me bird.
It also reminds me of the natural.
Bird reminds dove.
Nature reminds tree and sea wave.
Tree makes me think of leaf.
do the same for next keywords love and
Here are all the keywords I found by the
mind mapping process.
Now I will select at least one suitably
from each column and combine them.
Here, the bird is common for peace and
So for this logo, I can design an icon
combining bird and heart.
Now I am going to draw some icon
concepts combining bird and heart.
Here I am using adobe photoshop and
Wacom pen tablet.
You can also use a pencil and paper
instead of those.
No need to be the drawing perfect in
this stage of work.
Just fearlessly draw whatever comes to
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Among all the concepts, these three are
more relevant to peace.
But today’s video I will develop this
Welcome back to the concept development
now i will try to develop this chosen
The first thing I can do is replace this
with a more cute bird. Let’s look for it
I think this one is cute enough. I am
going to take it
as a reference image.
Now I am going to draw another set of
bird & heart based on the reference image
This bird is looking a bit complex,
let’s simplify the bird shape.
assume the bird as a half-circle and
Now I draw the simple version of bird
I make the heart a little bit rounded to
match the bird shape.
Let’s vectorize this version using adobe
Now it’s time to illustrate the chosen
Our design is consist of a bird and
Let’s illustrate the heart first. Select
rectangle tool and draw a rectangle
with the selection tool. Drag the object
key to make another copy of the rectangle.
Rotate the object vertically holding
Now select both objects
Click once on bottom on,e then click
horizontal align right and vertical
Select everything and rotate again
holding shift key
Select again go to pathfinder
then unite. okay!
just one more step is left to get a
Take the direct selection tool and
this 4 anchor point holding shift key.
Drag this little point to turn the
corner into a curve.
Okay! we got the heart for our design.
Now it’s time to illustrate the bird
select the artwork and reduce the
opacity to 30%.
Now go to object and lock the selection.
Take the ellipse tool
and place a circle according to sketch.
Using the line segment tool draw a straight
Now select everything and go to
shape builder too.l
Press and hold the alt key
and drag over the unnecessary lines to
With the direct selection, tool select this
As we can see there is an unnecessary
Press backspace to remove it.
Now click on this corner,
drag this little point to turn the
corner into a curve.
Take the ellipse tool again
and draw another circle according to
Select everything and use the shape
to remove the unnecessary part.
Now draw a little eye with circl.
Using the pen tool draw the birds peak
I am not drawing the legs at the moment.
Okay, we have got both Bird
and heart. Colour and stroke of the bird
should match the heart. Select
the bird, take eyedropper tool,
Click on the heart to copy colour and
Now select the eye
and swipe fill and stove.
Before combining with the heart let’s
group all the parts element.
Select all right click
I want to place birds backline
diagonally aligned with this line.
Go to line segment tool,
and draw a diagonal line.
Now select the line, right-click
and make guide.
Before placing the board let’s make
round the corner,
just like this sketch.
Go to the direct selection tool, click on the
and drag the point.
Do the same for the lower portion.
Now move the part towards the heart.
Now reposition according to the guide.
For more perfection, press Ctrl+Y to
and reposition again.
Press Ctrl+Y again to go back to
the regular view. Now I am going to turn
all the stroke into shape.
Select everything, go to object
and expand, then press ok.
Using the direct selection tool I am
rounding the tip of the tail.
Okay our design is ready for the
The client did not let me know any colour
So I created this three colour swatch
based on the nature theme.
With eyedropper tool pick this darker
then go to shape builder tool.
Press & hold the Ctrl key for
switching to the selection tool.
Now select all release the Ctrl
button for switching back to shape
Click once on bird’s body that’s it.
We have got our first colour version.
On the second version, I will just fill
inside the heart and keep empty the bird
Our third version would be bit more
Using the shape builder tool apply any
to create a shape inside the heart.
Now take the knife tool
and slice the shape into four parts.
Now apply all the colours from my palette
using the eyedropper tool.
These are three colour variants I
prepared for the peace lover logo.
Selecting a colour variant and adding
I make a little presentation and send it
to the client.
Take a screenshot of this frame, choose a
and design a logo based on the sketch.
Then post your design to our facebook
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