How To: Make a professional YouTube logo in Photoshop CS4

Make a professional YouTube logo in Photoshop CS4

Adobe Photoshop CS4 is a common and popular tool for logo creation. In this video the finer details of using CS4 to create logos, specifically for use on YouTube, are explained. Lighting effects, glossing, and glowing are covered thoroughly with step by step instructions on using layers and shading are provided, and the video carefully demonstrates each process before moving on. Many options are shown, as well as detailed examples of each technique and even the basic tools inherent to Photoshop. Color blending and shadowing are shown clearly during the segment on glossing. The process of creating an appealing background using the gradient tool is demonstrated also, and overall suggestions are made for improving the quality of the final image.

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