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Logo Design. Company or Personal Trademark. Basics of Logo Design. Introduction—The basics of logo design Use simple geometric shapes lines, circles, squares, and triangles.

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Logo design

Logo Design

Company or Personal


Basics of logo design
Basics of Logo Design

Introduction—The basics of logo design

  • Use simple geometric shapes

    • lines,

    • circles,

    • squares, and

    • triangles.

  • Even the graphically-challenged can create great graphics for logos, newsletters, fliers, or web pages using these basic building blocks.

Using lines in logo design
Using Lines in Logo Design

  • Lines come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Don't get stuck in a rut.

  • Vary the thickness of the lines.

  • Make lines of dots, dashes, or combinations.

  • Look at the patterns that a series of lines make.

  • Use lines to direct eye flow.

  • Use lines to form barriers.

  • Use lines to indicate connections.

  • Use lines to show movement.

Use shapes in logo design
Use Shapes in Logo Design

  • The following shapes can be very effective in logo design:

    • circles,

    • squares, and

    • triangles

Design suggestions
Design suggestions:

A good logo should:

  • be simple

  • include words, letters, images and/or symbols

  • limited number of colors (maximum of three is a good number to include)

  • can be abstract or realistic

  • must be original

  • is easily recognizable

Assignment 3 personal logo

Create a personal logo using the feature in Microsoft Word

Use a combination of 2 shapes (circle, triangle, or square)

Incorporate both line and pattern in your design

Include your initials in the design

After your design, write a paragraph explaining your choice of elements and why the design represents you.

Insert a header with your name at the left margin and Assignment 3 Logo at the right margin

Save in your Module 2 folder as Assignment 3 Logo.

Print and pass in.

Assignment 3—Personal Logo

Create a gif image in paint
Create a GIF Image in Paint

After you create your design, create a graphic image in Paint:

  • Make sure design is fully visible on the screen

  • Select Control + Print Screen

  • Open Paint

  • Select Paste

  • Use the Select Tool to capture design

  • Select Copy

  • Paste in New Paint File

  • Edit as needed

  • Save as GIF File in images folder created on your home drive.