Week 44: Create your own window logo mockup from scratch

Design a logo using Illustrator, then place your logo on an image of a shop front to create branding for the shop front.

Beginner

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Place your logo on the image using the perspective warp tool. Change your logo’s perspective so it appears to be sitting on the glass of the window.

Intermediate

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Give a sense of depth to your logo. Add a shadow to the logo, then give texture and shading to the logo using effects and filters.

Advanced

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Be creative! Try this process with other images, perhaps add signage to your package by taking another photograph of a shop front that has both a window logo and signage.

Time Allocated

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Allow 2 - 4 hours for sketching and creating a logo. After that, allow another 30 minutes for beginner designers, an hour for intermediate and up to 90 minutes total for the advanced challenge.

Design Goals

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Create simulated picture of a shop front window.

Constraints

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Make sure you make a sketch first, even before turning to the computer. Use Illustrator to create your logo design. Take an image with your camera or download a free image from https://unsplash.com/. Use the effects, filter and perspective warp tools. Use Photoshop to create a mock-up.

Software

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  • photoshop
    Adobe Photoshop

    Layers, Mask Tool, Select Tool

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