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Jimlad's Logo... here we go.

Discussion in 'Graphic Design & Logo Design Critique:' started by Jimlad, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. Jimlad

    Jimlad Well-Known Member

    After the feedback on the latest CV I'd put together, it seems clear the time has come for me to create an interesting doodling-related logomajig. It seems sensible to post this stuff in a new thread here in the Logos section, rather than divert the original CV thread in the 'Everything Else!' section into the realms of off-topic...ness.

    Anyway, if you're not sure what I'm on about, check out the CV feedback thread here and feel free to keep posting.

    All up to speed? Right, here's where my scribbles have landed me tonight. Two distinctly different ideas - one using the "i" in JIM as a pencil, the other using my "dude-using-a-pencil-to-draw-himself-into-existence" character... who I'll just call pencilman from now on.

    What say you? ... yeah, I'll keep scribbling.

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  2. aibrean

    aibrean Member

    I like both, but the second needs a space because it's hard to tell it's a first and last name.
  3. Jimlad

    Jimlad Well-Known Member

    Thanks aibrean, while you are indeed right, please bear in mind these are just sketches of initial ideas to develop further. They're by no means finished visuals, haha.
  4. mrp2049

    mrp2049 Senior Member

    I agree and prefer the second one! I think it would look awesome at the centre top of a cargo/website.
  5. goathead

    goathead Member

    I think it's cool, I like the hand drawn thing.

    From a personal view I would take the visual and separate it from the Jim Algar bit make the logo a logo and develop a stylesheet of text to compliment it.

    The one on the left is too similar to say Gile's... that's cool in a daily cartoon in the mirror but from your work you seem to do some pretty top dollar architectural stuff, that may or may not alienate those clients if you choose to go down a route of as I would describe it "chirpy cheerful pencil guy"

    That's my .2p it's probably not worth much.
  6. Thewholehogg

    Thewholehogg Active Member

    2p well spent. I agree the second image is working better.

    Work it up a bit more and see what you get.

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