I was working on creating a logo for my Blogsite and that kept me pretty occupied, I had a lot of ideas in my head on how to design the logo from 2D to 3D. I was so eager to start penciling down my ideas, I woke up early performed all the morning rituals necessary. The time came eventually to put down my ideas, enthusiastic as I was, pencil in hand, sketch pad in front of me, Enya playing in the background, head full of ideas, and 30 minutes later I still had a blank page. An hour later I was on the world-wide Web (www) surfing, searching for some sort of inspiration for my logo and I came up with nothing
Thinking to myself I said, ” if I can’t pencil down something, let me try to learn the techniques that would aid me in rendering my logo”. This became another battle of choices as I had to choose between 2D or 3D, then I weighed my options, and settled for 3D. 3D is a lot harder than I expected because you have to create 3 dimensional shapes, put material, texture, lighting, the view, etc. Note that I am not a guru in the art of 3D graphics design, I am more of a dabbler with a lot of educational materials, videos and a lot of time on my hands. I eventually downloaded a video from youtube on creating 3D logos, I watched the video and realized in the words from A Game of Thrones, ” You know Nothing Sesan Miller “. I eventually settled for a 2D logo while I learn and develop myself in the art of 3D designing.
You would ask me, so did I achieve anything? The answer is yes!!!!, how you might ask? I realized that I didn’t know anything in 3D graphics design and that jeered me up to learn more so I don’t make a complete and utter catastrophe. I also realized it’s easier said than actually done, also I learnt various styles and forms by which logos can take from symbols to Abbreviations to whole words. Finally as I struggled with penciling my logo I sketched a portrait and though it looks awkward, I still feel fulfilled. I created and uploaded the logo, it’s now the page header tell me what you think about my beginner level designs?.
There you have it another day in November, another blog post for NaBloPoMo and keep it in mind that #BlackIsComing. Till my next post,
“keep being better than the person you were yesterday because Forward Is The Only Way To Go”.