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Design & Animate Your Own Logo From Scratch

Learn How To Concept, Design And Animate Your Own Logo From Scratch

Wanting to design and animate a logo to brand yourself? Starting from scratch can be daunting, but why not begin with your very own initials? 

In this helpful tutorial, Matthew Corrales guides you through the process of finding an idea, working through initial sketches, refining the design in Adobe Illustrator, planning the motion, and animating in After Effects. Follow along as we take you through the steps, with just enough technical info to keep you on the right path. 

If this tutorial inspires you to get your own logo into motion, we’d love to see what you come up with! Make sure to post ‘em on social media and tag us - bonus points for including your own process sketches and workflow!

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What if using After Effects felt easy?

If you're looking to use After Effects professionally, it really helps to learn how professional artists work within it and how they approach structuring animation projects. If you're ready to get your After Effects skills kicked off the right way, check out After Effects Kickstart. In this 8-week interactive bootcamp, you and your classmates from all over the world will learn from an award winning animation director, Nol Honig. This course has supercharged the careers of thousands of artists, and the next session is just around the corner!

Check out After Effects Kickstart and register for the next session!

Slow down, I want to learn about Illustrator first!

Learning design is a must for anyone thinking about a career in motion, and Adobe’s Photoshop and Illustrator are the essential tools you’ll be working using. Learn to use Photoshop and Illustrator from one of the best teachers on the planet, the one and only Jake Bartlett! Check out Photoshop and Illustrator Unleashed!