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: