In late March I was contacted by Amid Amidi and asked to take a crack at creating a new logo for Animation Blast magazine. Being a huge fan of his magazine I jumped at the chance. Below is a montage of the sketches I made in the process of creating the logo:
Here are the final letter forms, drawn in Adobe Illustrator:
With a little 3D shadow action:
In pretty colors:
If you don't already know Amid's writing from Cartoon Brew or Cartoon Modern head over right now! Don't forget to buy Amid's new book from my favorite publisher Chronicle Books, also titled 'Cartoon Modern'. If you're a fan of cartoon animation, especially the more designed and graphic work of the 50's and 60's you want to own this book.