SO YOU WANT TO BE A LOGO DESIGNER BUT DON’T KNOW HOW TO DRAW!
There can be many thoughts or concerns in ones mind when deciding they want to be a logo designer or graphic designer but I think the main concern for some is the fact that they feel they don’t know how to draw. If I don’t know how to draw does that mean I have no chance of being a successful graphic designer, I can’t draw so that means I can’t design a logo and if I have no drawing skills it’s time to give up on my dreams. I say don’t count yourself out just yet and if your interested in finding out why read on!
IT ALL DEPENDS
If your are looking to going into print design, photo manipulation, web design or motion graphics having the ability to draw isn’t really a necessity, your work in mostly on the computer and the brainstorming can be simple stick figure type sketches. However, if your graphic design would consist of logo design this might change a little and you would have to at least be able to draw somewhat detailed sketches. Most will say if you can’t draw it will make your logo design process a little difficult and it will but you can always learn to sketch well enough to be a logo designer so don’t count yourself out yet!
LEARNING HOW TO DRAW
So you have decided that you are interested in becoming a graphic designer and you want to design logos as well but not knowing how to draw is still a concern. However,now you are sure,your mind and soul screams out I want to learn how to draw! Now remember you don’t have to be professional sketch artist to design logos but basic illustration skills will make the process easier and bring you better results. There are many ways to better your drawing skills, watch drawing tutorials on YouTube, instructional websites such Udemy.com or Lynda.com and last but not least take a drawing class in your local neighborhood.
PURSUE YOUR DREAMS
In conclusion don’t let not knowing how to draw become a deciding factor in whether you can pursue a career in graphic design or logo design and remember with any skill practice makes perfect. There are many tools out there to make you a skill artist, such as the one discussed above,all it takes it hard work,devoted time and a passion. Go be the logo designer you know in your heart you are meant to be!