Create a logo for your brand and incorporate colors, texts, and images that reflect your identity and convey your message to your audience.
Create a very simple logo that is attractive, inviting, and easily comprehensible using one simple technique called Negative Space.
Identify the importance of color psychology when it comes to logo design and practice the basics of Inkscape as a designing software.
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In this 1-hour and 30 mins long project-based course, you will learn how to create a logo for your brand, campaign, or business using Inkscape. Additionally, you will be able to incorporate colors, texts, and images that reflect your brand identity and convey your message to your audience. You will be able to create a very simple logo that is attractive, inviting, and easily comprehensible using one simple technique called Negative Space. Moreover, you will be able to identify the importance of color psychology when it comes to logo design. Along the way, you will apply and practice the basics of Inkscape as a designing software which will help you in your campaign creation or company launch. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.
No recommended background needed
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
By the end of Task 1, you will have a basic understanding of the difference between Vector and Raster Graphics. Moreover, you will be able to set up your work space and your page in Inkscape.
By the end of Task 2, you will be able to create a simple three-lettered logo based on your company's abbreviation and how to apply the concept of Negative Space.
By the end of Task 3, you will be able to create two-letter logos using Negative Space as well as understand how to apply stroke and shadows effects to enhance your logo.
By the end of Task 4, you will be able to create a vector out of an actual image and use it to create a negative space logo that represents your brand and identity.
By the end of Task 5, you will be able to add texture, stroke, and shadow effects to your logo, identify the importance of choosing a logo’s color, and how to export your design for use.
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
Are Guided Projects available on desktop and mobile?
Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.
Who are the instructors for Guided Projects?
Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.
Can I download the work from my Guided Project after I complete it?
You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.
How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.
What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.
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