There's nothing better than a cool logo design, except maybe a cool 3D logo design. A 3D logo might just be what you need to have your company stick out. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to make a 3D logo. You may want to apply a glassy text feel to the finis ...more
Illustrator Logo Tutorials
This software tutorial shows you just how easy it is to design a great looking logo in Adobe Illustrator. As with any other software package, it's all about getting to know the interface; and then from there it's all about developing your design skills. As with most others, I ...more
Take a regular font, type the name of your business or website into a text box, and then follow along with this tutorial. Break it apart and manipulate the layers so you can end up with a classy and eye catching logo.
She how to use the 3D bevel and embossing tools in Adobe Illustrator CS4 to create 3D text-based logos. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular vector graphics editor program or a seasoned graphic arts professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and fu ...more
This is a video about creating a logo using adobe illustrator. First go to adobe illustrator and open the new document. Next if you want to make a logo in rectangular shape take the rectangular and drag it over in the new document. Next choose a color and fill it in the rectan ...more
To create glossy or reflective vector image, you will need to know how to use the offset options in Adobe Illustrator and the basics for pathfinder. You will be creating a vector image that can be resized without hurting its quality. To start select you text style, which be gl ...more
If you have a logo and want to easily turn it into a 3D object for a project in 3D Studio Max, this tutorial should help you out.
In this tutorial, Broadcast Designer Jason Brown will show you how to knock out a vector logo from Adobe Illustrator into a 3D logo in Maxons Cinema 4D. The tutorial also touches on basic texturing, lighting and animation. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video ...more
Using After Effects 3D layers and light sweep effect to create this text that moves in 3D space. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Photosh ...more
Create some cool comic vectored effects! Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to make some comic styled text. You will learn how to break text down and add gradients. You will also learn how to create a fake 3D effect as well as some stroke options. All of these ...more
This is all about vector, swirling rainbows. Have you ever seen those looping, swooshing, swirling rainbow graphics used in all kinds of graphics ranging from logos, and sketches, to grungy and retro illustrations? Well, you are going to create one of them in Illustrator. Watc ...more
This software tutorial takes a look at how to design an icon set in both Photoshop and Illustrator. An icon set is a set of icons that you can integrate into a number of different projects, like a website or a company letterhead, logo and identity set up. Having an icon set re ...more
If you're a graphic designer, you've probably dealt with clients who sent you the wrong files, like JPG and BMP "source" files. You need to the EPS vector files, but they don't know what that is, and they don't care. They want that image or logo they sent you blown up to poste ...more
In this episode of Red Giant TV, Aharon Rabinowitz shows you how to create the effect of text (or a logo) dissolving to sand and blowing away. You'll also learn how to reverse the transition, so that sand forms into text. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, ...more
There are a lot of things out there in the design world that people have seen and liked, but didn't know how to make. LIke vector lights. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to take a look at those cool glowing, color changing, fading, bright, neon-like, fanning spread of gl ...more
This is a two part video tutorial. Be sure to click on Chapters 2 as well to get the full tutorial. Taking a look at the popular technique of designing lower thirds and the process it takes to design these using Photoshop. Photoshop is the perfect solution for this task with ...more
Learn how to design and create a stunning and unique logo for your business or website, using the gradient tool and texturizer features in Photoshop. Bert shows you everything you need to make a unique logo without Illustrator and just Photoshop.
Start with a square and then use your perspective grid in Adobe Illustrator 5, part of the newest Adobe Creative Suite. Then you can transform this basic square into a 3-D box. You can even add logos or printing onto your box.
Vectorizing your graphics will help improve the quality of your content. Task Tutorial helps you out in this Illustrator tutorial by showing you how to take a crappy jpeg image (a logo), clean it up and turn it into a vector graphic.
Live Trace is the hot new automated tracing capability of Adobe Illustrator CS2. In this Podcast Terry White will show you how to take a logo that was created in Photoshop CS2 and trace it using Live Trace. Because Live Traces are “Live" we’ll be able to tweak the settings to ...more
The Warp tool can save you a lot of time on your projects, so you'll want to learn how to use as efficiently and effectively as possible. This tutorial uses the Microsoft logo to demonstrate this function to Adobe Creative Suite 5.
In this video you will learn how to Warp your text into any shape or design you want. This is a really handy effect for applying logos or designs to images of clothing. Using this effect you can warp your text to the wrinkles in your fabric and make it really look like it was ...more
Check out this video and learn how to draw a very cool graphic using Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to draw a vector heart without having to download anything extra. All you need is Adobe Illustrator and some time! This video will cover how to us ...more
If your graphic requires a little fire, check out this tutorial and learn how to draw very cool looking flames in Illustrator. These flames are bright and are sure to ignite interest in any image. Fire is not too difficult to create in Adobe Illustrator, and if you follow the ...more
Pattern brushes in Illustrator can create additional interest and a custom look to shapes in Photoshop. Follow the steps in this tutorial to learn how to create new pattern brushes in Illustrator. In a series of steps creating different shapes aligned in different patterns, th ...more
If you want to be serious about using Adobe Illustrator, then learning how to use type is an essential part of your skill set. Type can help you with a wide range of assignments, from designing logos to image building and much more. There are a number of settings and functions ...more
If you’re an entrepreneur or in need of a little more professional marketing then you will need a business card. This video will show you how to create your own business card using Adobe Illustrator. You will need to make sure you are keeping your work with in the standard car ...more
This video describes how to illistrate simple reflection and shadow tutorial using Adobe. The first thing you want to do is to get the image you are going to be working with, touch up the colors. Make sure the logo is cleaned up, and ready to use. Make it more useable by makin ...more
The artwork for Minnesota's Land O' Lakes butter packaging is classic, dating back to 1928 when it was first created by Brown & Bigelow illustrator Arthur C. Hanson. The logo was updated ("modernized") once in 1939, again in the '50s, and has undergone minor modifications here ...more
If there's any silver lining to being stuck at home right now, it's the fact that many of us have way more time to take care of those things that have been sitting on our back burner for ages, like beefing up our resumes. If you're looking to add a more creative spin to your ...more
Star Trek Communicator badges rule. If you're a Trekkie, you know they are iconic to the TV series. The Next Generation, Voyager, and Deep Space Nine all had these awesome communicator badges. Video: . Step 1: Draw Your Communicator Badges I designed mine in a product called ...more