What better way to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon than designing a logo? What? That's not the first thing that comes to mind? Psshh. That's why they pay me the big bucks. Wait a minute - nobody is paying me the big bucks? Ah, well, I can dream, can't I?
I've had an idea of what I wanted for a logo. Something I've been playing with for years, actually. Sort of like practicing your autograph for when you become rich and famous - "No, no, too easy to read and takes too long; needs to be quicker and messier." Anyway, I fired up Photoshop and started doodling with my new (and way cool) tablet pen. The tablet pen allows you to draw with a pen, rather than trying to draw with a mouse. And since I blame my ultra amazing trackball mouse for my carpal tunnel symptoms, I had to try something new. I love the tablet. Especially when editing photos. I can use more of a brushing technique with a finer control while emphasizing or muting specific areas of a photo. I highly recommend it.
But back to the logo. I came up with a logo that I liked fairly quickly, so I set about saving it in different forms for different purposes. I hadn't gotten too far when I accidentally THOUGHT I saved the original (large) psd file as it was. Then promptly changed the size to very small. And closed it. Thereby losing the original. Sigh.
But now I get to start all over again! Maybe, just maybe, fate was trying to tell me something. Maybe this one will be better than the first one.
It could happen.
Update - I was successful! I present the official logo for LAWelles.com -