Creating a Logo

1 Dec

This logo was a graphic I created for my website ‘Dat Music’, a local band promotion website.

To start, I added a text box into a new Macromedia Fireworks file, reading ‘Dat Music’. I set the font to MS UI Gothic, and set the font style to bold and underlined:

I then added an Outer Bevel to the text, giving it a 3D effect and adding weight:

I added a Drop Shadow to give the Outer Bevel a more dynamic effect:

I then added an Inner Bevel to the text, to complete the effect I was aiming for:

I then created a new shape using the paintbrush. I made it quite rough to add a more personal feel to the image:

I gave this shape an Inner Bevel to give it a 3D effect:

I then put the text in front of the shape to finish the graphic:




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