Company Logo Design

Company Logo Design

Want a nice logo to represent your site? This simple tutorial shows you how to make a cool logo design.

Begin your work by creating a new file (File>New) with 1600×1200 px and 72 dpi. Using the Paint Bucket Tool (G), fill the new file with the color #A666B2

Company Logo Design

Find in Internet a pattern like this one and open it in Adobe Photoshop program.

Company Logo Design

Edit>Define Pattern
Next select the Rectangle Tool (U) to continue representing the background of our picture.

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Select next parameters for the last layer by making a mouse click on the layer we work with on the layers’ panel: Blending Options>Pattern Overlay

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Company Logo Design

Select again the Rectangle Tool (U) to dark out the edges of our picture.

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Company Logo Design

Using the Rectangle Tool (U), it’s possible to draw on this stage a kind of flatness.

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Outer Glow

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Now we should create a new file (File>New) with 1600×1200 px and 72 dpi.
Then fill it with the white color, applying the Paint Bucket Tool (G), choosing also this filter’s option: Filter>Noise>Add Noise

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Set for this layer also the next selection: Filter>Blur>Motion Blur

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Company Logo Design

Edit>Define Pattern
Take again the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the basic element of the logotype to be. Firstly we’ll create the primary common layer and then press Alt button when applying the mentioned tool to cut out the inside part. Choose after that the Convert Point Tool to make the appropriate corrections of the made opening, like it is demonstrated on the next image:

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The layer’s parameters: Blending mode-Darken
Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

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Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss (Texture) it’s time to apply the pattern we have chosen for it the filters, like Add Noise and Motion Blur

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Blending Options>Satin

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Now we should write the logotype’s title:

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Select the same parameters for the text that we had applied for the basic layer of the logotype. It’s necessary in this case to press the right mouse’s button on the layer containing the basic elements of the logotype and select this option - Copy layer style. On the text’s layer press the right mouse’s button and choose this option - Paste layer style

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Try to represent now the text in a more evident form. In this case we should hold CTRL button when making a mouse click on the text’s layer on the layers’ panel:

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Next mark out the layer containing the logotype’s basis, make a mouse click on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask option and press this combination of buttons – CTRL+I. We’ll see the Adobe inscription cut on the logotype’s basis.

Company Logo Design

Next try to mark out the text’s layer. Make a mouse click on the same layer on the layer’s panel, choosing Add a Mask selection. After that we should apply the Brush Tool (B) of black color to clean out the Adobe word.

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Company Logo Design

Write the word JOIN above the logotype, keeping the demands inserted in the next table:

Company Logo Design
Company Logo Design

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Create a new layer.
This time select the Elliptical Marquee Tool (M) to mark out the zone under the logotype and choose the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to paint this zone in white color. This layer must be placed lower than logotype’s layers (on the layers’ panel).

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Select for this layer this solution: Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur

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Company Logo Design

Using the Eraser Tool (E), it’s possible to delete that part of the layer the logotype is kept in.

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Set the next parameters for the same layer: Blending mode-Overlay

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Create a new layer and use on it the Rectangular Marquee Tool (M) to mark out the zone under the logotype and after that choose the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to fill this zone with white color:

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Select Free Transform solution to stretch out the lowest edge and compress a little the laying, the same way shown below:

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Set on the same layer the next option: Filter>Blur>Radial Blur

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…and Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur

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Choose once again the Eraser Tool (E) on this layer to clean out the shown below logotype’s zone, setting the next layer’s parameters: Blending mode-Overlay

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Create a new layer and use on it the Brush Tool (B) of white color for drawing the shadow under the logotype. This layer must be situated lower than all other logotype’s layers (on the layers’ panel).

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Set the next parameters for the layer: Blending mode-Soft Light

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Select again the already known Brush Tool (B) of black color (Opacity 30%) to dark out the zone under the word TUTORIALZ. Place the layer with the shadow lower than all other logotype’s layers (on the layers’ panel):

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Set the next parameters for the layer: Blending mode-Soft Light

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Finished!

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