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Old 07-20-2012, 09:05 PM
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Here is a logo I drew up in photoshop, tell me what you guys think.
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:59 PM
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looks good
time to print it in different sizes see how it looks
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Here is a logo I drew up in photoshop, tell me what you guys think.
So tell us newbies how you did this. Looks professional
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So tell us newbies how you did this. Looks professional
Thanks guys.

First off, I looked at a bunch of lawn care logos on google to get some ideas, I found one I really liked, well I liked the color scheme of it most, so I followed that idea.

I got the grass picture off the internet, erased some of it that I didn't like. I added text and played around with different text types, sizes, effects so on so fourth until I was happy. The effects applied or a bevel and emboss, outline and outer glow.

I converted the text to a smart object, the P was seperate so I could make it taller. Then the rest was made skinnier and longer. The Lawn care was just a different text in capitals with some color thrown in it, and I think an outline.

I still felt that it wasnt complete, so I found an image of a leaf, and placed it, rotated it some and moved it to a good spot. Then I duplicated it and rotated that one a little and moved it till i was happy.

With some basic photoshop skills you can make some pretty cool stuff, my best advice is to just play around with it, it took me almost 3 hours to be happy with this, I just kept changing things to see how they looked, I think I went through 40 different texts.
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It's not bad, but you may run into problems when it comes time to having it reproduced - especially if you need it sized up.
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I can go into photoshop and make it as big as i want without it getting distorted.
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I can go into photoshop and make it as big as i want without it getting distorted.
Like "van size"?

I'm just asking because most people don't understand the technical part of what is needed for proper logo design. Maybe you do, but I don't see it happening very often.
Photoshop is not typically the first choice for such things for a reason.
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I don't quite remember everything but I took a photoshop and in design class In college and I learned to use photoshop to design everything and anything.
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There is a format in photoshop you can convert the pictures to and no matter how big you make it, it doesn't pixelate, I learned that one in highshool when making big posters.
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Cool. At least you have a grasp on what you're doing.
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