Logo Photoshop Tutorial

This is another simple logo tutorial where we are going to use mostly simple tools in order to create a logo like the one below.

Final result of the logo tutorial

Create a new file, select the rectangle tool and draw a black rectangle.
Now select the Convert Point tool and modify the upper left point of the rectangle like shown in the screenshot below.

modify the black rectangle using the convert point tool

Repeat that but this time for the upper right point. You should get somthing like that.

modify the black rectangle using the convert point tool

Rasterize the layer and select the lower third of the shape with the elliptical marquee tool and press delete.

delete the lower third of the shape

Now create a new layer by pressing Shift+ctrl+n . Select the Elliptical Marquee tool to draw a circle above our shape and fill it with black.

draw a circle above the shape

Create a new layer. Select the Lasso tool and draw this shape.

draw a hand shape

Fill this layer with black color.
Press control+D to deselect. Now press ctrl+j to duplicate this layer. Go to Edit>Transform>Flip Horizontal and place it like in the screenshot below.

duplicate rotate and move layer

Now group and merge all the layers.
Select the Custom Shape tool find the shape shown below (it comes with Photoshop) and draw the shape below the layer1 as shown in the screenshot.

add a custom shape

Select layer1. Press Ctrl+J to duplicate the layerand then Ctrl+T to free transform it and then rotate and place it like in the screenshot below.

add a custom shape

Now group and merge these two layers (Layer1 and newly created layer 3). Repeat the steps (Duplicating, Rotating) 3 times until you have something like the image below.

almost finished

Now add some text and our logo is ready.

Final result of the logo tutorial

You can of course add colors, effects or layer styles if you want.

About Dimitris

My name is Dimitris and I am from Greece. I created this blog as a learning tool for Photoshop both for other but for me as well. I am definitely no Photoshop Guru or a professional graphic designer, I am just an amateur trying to learn as much as I can about Photoshop.
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