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    how to make logos - what to use?

    Hi,

    I have fireworks and paint shop pro and have used both to try and make logos, but am not very good at it yet.
    I have seen logos where they have shapes and all but I am not sure how to make them shapes, I only see on these programs squares and circles and shapes like that.

    Can anyone give me any advice in how to make good logos and what is the best programs to use to make good logos.



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    Many designers use a vector graphics program to design Logos. Adobe Illustrator is a very good option for that.

    But, one can design good looking logos in PSP, PS or Fireworks as well, with some little skill and knowledge about the tools and yes some tricks. There are plenty of tutorials available on the internet. Just search for them, and I'm sure that u will find plenty of good ones.

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    Personally I would go with Illustrator or Free hand. I also use Photoshop a lot to do shaping, texturing and other things. For logos though your best friend is probably Illustrator.

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    I would recommend Illustrator as well. It's the industry standard drawing program. However, if you don't have the cash, Photoshop will do in a pinch. Just make sure that you use the PEN tool or the Vector Shape tool to create the shapes for your logo. Then you can export that file as an EPS and it will be vector just as if you did it in Illustrator.
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    I would have to say Photoshop or Illustrator also.
    Also look in books and tutorials on how to use the tools on the progams. And make sure you practice!

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    Illustrator or maybe Corel Draw

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    Illustrator is my preferred, but any vector program with a pen toll will work fine.


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