1 00:00:00,280 --> 00:00:03,090 Now it is time to draw our logo. 2 00:00:03,090 --> 00:00:08,080 In this video we will be recreating and building our logo using vector shapes. 3 00:00:09,200 --> 00:00:12,620 I will use a combination of tools including shapes, 4 00:00:12,620 --> 00:00:16,990 shape builder, pencil and the alignment controls to put it together. 5 00:00:18,130 --> 00:00:22,310 I'm going to be going for a flat, simple, geometric design style. 6 00:00:24,100 --> 00:00:28,240 And first, what I like to do is just kind of take a look at the drawing, and 7 00:00:28,240 --> 00:00:30,100 analyze it a little bit. 8 00:00:30,100 --> 00:00:34,410 We're going to be using simple shapes to recreate this image. 9 00:00:34,410 --> 00:00:41,220 So, like, a rectangle, another rectangle, another rectangle for the metal band. 10 00:00:42,230 --> 00:00:44,510 A rounded shape for our eraser. 11 00:00:46,000 --> 00:00:49,470 This is a triangle, a smaller triangle. 12 00:00:49,470 --> 00:00:55,936 You can see that we're really just dissecting it into simpler shapes. 13 00:00:58,860 --> 00:01:03,506 For colors, we can open up, over here, 14 00:01:03,506 --> 00:01:07,230 if you go to Window >Swatches. 15 00:01:07,230 --> 00:01:10,630 You can create a group of colors to use. 16 00:01:10,630 --> 00:01:13,380 You can just use your color picker, of course, by double clicking. 17 00:01:15,120 --> 00:01:17,490 If I uncheck this, you'll have more options. 18 00:01:17,490 --> 00:01:18,820 You can use your color picker. 19 00:01:20,310 --> 00:01:24,160 You can also use your color pickers over here. 20 00:01:24,160 --> 00:01:27,210 There's a color guide, if you're interested in exploring that. 21 00:01:27,210 --> 00:01:33,050 We do have creative cloud, they also have color themes that you can explore as well. 22 00:01:33,050 --> 00:01:38,130 If you're building a swatch library, first you 23 00:01:38,130 --> 00:01:44,330 want to create a new color group, we'll call this logo or whatever you like. 24 00:01:44,330 --> 00:01:48,170 And as you are working if you found things you liked you can click and 25 00:01:48,170 --> 00:01:50,210 drag them into your folder. 26 00:01:51,480 --> 00:01:54,060 So if I'm like, oh yes this is the one. 27 00:01:54,060 --> 00:01:54,630 I got it. 28 00:01:55,760 --> 00:02:00,590 So this is how you can build a color group to use while you are working and 29 00:02:00,590 --> 00:02:04,090 you can open this in other documents later on. 30 00:02:04,090 --> 00:02:08,640 And so this is helpful for us because when we're putting together our page mock-up, 31 00:02:08,640 --> 00:02:12,270 we will be using a lot of the same colors. 32 00:02:12,270 --> 00:02:13,750 I'm gonna delete this for now. 33 00:02:13,750 --> 00:02:18,070 I have created a color group already that I wanna work with. 34 00:02:19,670 --> 00:02:22,780 The first step to creating this is drawing a rectangle. 35 00:02:22,780 --> 00:02:26,980 That's going to be the body of our very tiny pencil. 36 00:02:26,980 --> 00:02:30,170 I'm going to make it this lighter yellow color. 37 00:02:36,134 --> 00:02:41,450 And now I'm going to option, click, and drag down. 38 00:02:41,450 --> 00:02:45,830 Choose my darker color, and scale this up. 39 00:02:48,160 --> 00:02:53,100 And you can see this creates a nice subtle definition of the pencil. 40 00:02:56,050 --> 00:03:00,890 Next, using our pencil, our P, we're gonna create the tip of the pencil. 41 00:03:02,530 --> 00:03:06,960 Gonna hold down shift so that I'll constrain my proportions to 45 degrees. 42 00:03:08,930 --> 00:03:10,240 Back up. 43 00:03:10,240 --> 00:03:13,558 I want this to be a nice sandy color, more like wood. 44 00:03:13,558 --> 00:03:15,185 Okay. 45 00:03:15,185 --> 00:03:18,440 Click off. 46 00:03:18,440 --> 00:03:22,910 And it looks like we, this wasn't perfect, so no big deal. 47 00:03:22,910 --> 00:03:23,450 We'll zoom in. 48 00:03:23,450 --> 00:03:27,640 And I'm gonna use my Direct Selection Tool, A. 49 00:03:29,110 --> 00:03:31,470 Now I'm going to drag it until it intersects here. 50 00:03:32,590 --> 00:03:33,090 Perfect. 51 00:03:36,970 --> 00:03:38,420 So now you can see where we're going with this. 52 00:03:38,420 --> 00:03:44,500 For the next part we're going to create the graphite tip. 53 00:03:44,500 --> 00:03:45,520 The pencil tip here.