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Looking for a guide on how to design logos with Photoshop

Discussion in 'Graphic Design' started by IMpossible, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. IMpossible

    IMpossible Supreme Member

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    Can anyone give me a guide which isn't too hard as I have no experiences with Photoshop at all?

    Plus which software do you recommend? Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 or Adobe Photoshop CS6?
     
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  3. pathart

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    If you dont wish to learn to use photoshop (not that its too hard), I would recommend something like aaa logo creator.

    You can use it for more than just logos.
     
  4. IMpossible

    IMpossible Supreme Member

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    Those Youtube videos are okay. But is there a website for "Photoshop Newbies" that provide basic step by step guides to how to use Photoshop? I want to learn from scratch.
     
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    The Web Designer Regular Member

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    I suggest you subscribe to lynda.com
     
  6. rperrone08

    rperrone08 BANNED BANNED

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    Suggest you learn Illustrator instead Photoshop for design. Photoshop not have power than Illustrator in design field.
     
  7. IMpossible

    IMpossible Supreme Member

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    What's Illustrator?
     
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    marioland Registered Member

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    amecua.com Registered Member

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    There's a software called Sothink logo maker, find that and it will be easier for you to create logos ^_^
     
  10. antagonist

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    Firstly, it's a great idea to teach yourself a new trade. I like the spirit.

    Secondly, you should at least read one book on design in general before messing around with some fancy programs. Otherwise you'll get frustrated pretty soon.

    Something like "Envisioning Information by Edward Tufte" would be a great start even if it's advanced stuff. If you begin with the hard stuff first it'll be easier for you to determine whether design in general and logo design specifically is something for you.

    You won't get good results just because you learn how to use a tool. You need a vision first.
     
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    laralist123 Newbie

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    I am also a logo designer and design hundreds of logo and vector designs. I am using Adobe Photoshop CS6 for designing and i suggest you to use this one if you want to easily design. Adobe Photoshop CS6 is easy to use. You can check my logo to get a idea about the logo designing. http://logo32.com/category/company-logo/famous-company-logos
     
  12. chamara

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    I suggest PS. if you can go for a latest version it will be better. at the beginning you may find it hard, but one day it will become handy.use Google you'll find ample of resources.
     
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    angela walker Newbie

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    I suggest you learn from YouTube tutorial, that is very good way learn about Photoshop.
     
  14. ezine.writer

    ezine.writer Regular Member Premium Member

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    sansarahub Senior Member

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    See tutorial enough that you can help. and I have advise you do it Photo shop cs 6
     
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    emily66012 Newbie

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    You could use photoshop for it, but designer use illustrator for design but adobe tools are expensive. About 600$ for Illustrator CS5 and about 700$ for Photoshop CS5 (full license).

    For beginners, I suggest that you use free alternatives, like Inkscape (Illustrator) or GIMP (Photoshop).
     
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    The best: psdtuts and vectortuts for quality follow-along tutorials on logo/icon creation in either Photoshop or Illustrator.
     
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    Go to webdesign(dot)org,
    a lot article there ,may be it can help you.
     
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    need more details on what you want for a logo..
     
  20. fabinu

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    can you help me with adobe photoshop cs6 key?