Fitness Logo Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial explains a simple way of creating a fitness related logo using mostly shapes. The final result of this Photoshop tutorial can be seen below.

Final fitness logo tutorial result

To begin, create a new file and a layer by pressing shift+ctrl+n together. Press ‘U’ or click on Auto Shape tool and select the Rectangle Tool and drw a simple rectangle.


Click and hold the mouse on the Pen Tool Pallete and select the Convert Point Tool.

convert point tool

Follow the steps below to tranform the rectangle.

transform rectangle
transform rectangle
transform rectangle
transform rectangle

Now you should have a shape like the one below.

logo's body

This is the base or body of our imaginary character who is exercising. Now we want to add hands, legs and a head to our character. To add the head select the Ellipse Tool from Auto Shapes and draw a circle above the body of our character. Slightly rotate the circle to have a moving look.

logo's body and head

Select Ellipse Tool again to draw the hands. Duplicate and rotate it and place it as shown in the screenshot below.

logo's body and head and arms

Again with the help of Ellipse tool, draw and place the a new ellipse just over the head of our character.

logo's body and head and arms

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.

11 Responses to Fitness Logo Photoshop Tutorial

  1. akshaya ku swain June 3, 2006 at 10:58 am #

    very good

  2. jack June 4, 2006 at 2:48 am #

    I dont get the thing over the head?? This was wierd, not very nide either:S

  3. Chriam June 4, 2006 at 2:57 am #

    Very Nice.

    I wish to be so creativ.

    Greetings from germany

  4. micah June 4, 2006 at 11:05 am #

    Not to mention that the character looks like he needs to be at the gym. How motivating!

  5. Bart June 4, 2006 at 11:14 am #

    NEVER create a logo in photoshop.. NEVERRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Dimitris June 4, 2006 at 12:18 pm #

    I agree, but I don’t have a site about illustrator tutorials yet :)

  7. Fisch June 4, 2006 at 5:16 pm #

    The “thing over the head” is the left arm, idiot.

  8. John June 6, 2006 at 8:52 am #

    The funny part is that the guy in the logo is fat lol!

  9. Chi Thanh June 11, 2006 at 9:44 am #

    Corel is best qualifyly

  10. Jaces August 4, 2006 at 9:08 am #

    awesome and very easy to follow! Good job

  11. Denis October 21, 2006 at 4:45 am #

    Well Done!
    Is there a .psd awalible somewhere?