Create a simple logo photoshop

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Create a simple logo photoshop

  1. 1. Create a simple in Photoshop Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
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  4. 4. Set your size here, in our example we are using 500x500 pixels at 300 dpi. 300 dpi (dots per inch) is a good starting point as the image will not look jagged. We can always resize the image laterPresentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  5. 5. We now have our workspacePresentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  6. 6. Now click on the Ellipse toolPresentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  7. 7. Drag the shape in to the work space and size accordinglyPresentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  8. 8. 1. Whilst the shape is active in the layer go to the upper shape tool bar and select the gradient tab 2. double click on gradient colour stop, this will load the colour palletPresentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  9. 9. 1. Choose your desired colour 2. Now select the other colour stop and double click.Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  10. 10. 1. Choose your desired second colour 2. You will notice the gradient bar is showing your chosen two colours as the fill for your ellipse shape.Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  11. 11. 1. use the colour midpoint slider to find the desired gradient level, e.g. more red than black 2. now use the rotate the gradient tool to adjust where the gradient angle will be finalised.Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  12. 12. In our logo we adjust the gradient angle with the rotation tool to the bottom right as a shadow Effect, with a light source coming from the top left.Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  13. 13. Now select the ellipse tool again and make a secondsmaller circle and position opposite the shaded area. Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  14. 14. With the new circle in place select the solid fill tab from the shape tool bar and select the colour whitePresentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  15. 15. With the white ellipse selected click on filters, blur and lens blur. This will blur the ellipse to give a reflective light source effect.Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  16. 16. Click on OK again and accept default settingsPresentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  17. 17. You should now have a nice pin point reflective shine.Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  18. 18. 2. Now select the font, size, colour etc... from the text tool bar options1. Select the Text tool Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  19. 19. Type and position your text. This will look flat so we need to curve it nowPresentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  20. 20. With the text layer active, click on the create warped text iconPresentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  21. 21. Select bulge, the use the below sliders To adjust the text so it looks like its bent round the ball Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  22. 22. The text on the logo will move real time to get that perfect look.Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  23. 23. To add some depth to the text we are going to add a drop shadow. Select layer, layer style, then drop shadowPresentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
  24. 24. Using the layer style options you can adjust the shadow Angle and depth, also the light source direction Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
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  26. 26. I really hope this helped you and inspired you in some some of the simple but effective tools Photoshop has to offer.If you need any help or advice please feel free to contact me either via email at paul@bubblefruit.com or via our contact page.http://www.bubblefruit.com/contactus.html Presentation by www.bubblefruit.com – Website design & development
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