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47 Comments

  1. Jorden Tually says:

    The texture really completes the badge!
    Retro is always a winner, I love it!

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  2. Daveido says:

    I always loved these! Thanks for the tut, will try it later :)

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  3. Ovsyannykov says:

    Gosh this looks gorgeous! I love your tutorials Cahris!

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  4. Natashya says:

    Very cool!

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  5. Bunny says:

    I <3 You Chris !!!! my man out there ! ;)

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  6. Some Guy says:

    Nice tip on the dots, I would have done them manually.

    I would have flipped one of the stars tho ;)

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    • Steve says:

      LOL Yes me too, I would of probably used the transform option.
      I did not think about using stroke options. Nice tip

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  7. Haris Tahić says:

    Yet another great tutorial from Chris Spooner.. :)

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  8. Julian Laval says:

    Just awesome! Absolutely love retro… thanks for the quick tutorial!

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  9. LKenneth says:

    Awesome tutorial Thanks :-) The Grunge effect at the end makes the logo so much better!

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  10. hey nice idea, an as usual simple and easy !

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  11. Brandon says:

    Very Nice! Technically you could create the exact image in Photoshop alone, couldn’t you? Is it just easier to use Illustrator for the shapes, etc?

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  12. Goodfella says:

    Have just learnt some nice touches that will work nicely with my logo. Thanks bro.

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  13. sanji says:

    love the retro look! you rock chris!

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  14. You inspired me! i made myself one! a bit more grungy tho, Brilliant tutorial, thanks!

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  15. Daniel says:

    Cool Chris.

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  16. Daniel says:

    Very nice. i love it.

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  17. dian says:

    wow your website veri nice :D

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  18. Paul says:

    Just came along at the best time. Created a logo for a sports massage and coaching but was missing that something. Cant wait to give this tutorial a try.

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  19. thx for the tutorial here is my result, based on a cars 2 (pixar) logo: http://bit.ly/g3mLXb

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  20. Bernie says:

    Love it. I was able to come very close using inkscape. The only thing I couldn’t do were the dots on the inner ring. Using similar steps in inkscape created rounded dashes.

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  21. Great work Chris…. seeing more and more of this type of work all over the web… trend again ???

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  22. EugeneK says:

    I hate to design logos, simply because i’m bad in it nor i dislike. With your tutorial i’m sure i will do just fine to learn something from great designer.

    thanks for the cool tutorial, Chris.

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  23. Ashish says:

    nice work here.
    gr8 tutorial…! Thanks

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  24. DAVID says:

    Awful. 1st year Design Student rubbish.
    How is this a tutorial? A monkey playing around with a vector program could come up with this sort of poor Graphics. I’m embarrassed looking at that logo and the ppl that think it is cool.

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  25. Sutsurikeru says:

    Another fantastic tutorial!

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  26. Chad O'Donnell says:

    I have to tell you, “Type > Type on a Path > Type on a Path Options” will come in handy in the future. I’ve run into problems trying to adjust tracking on paths using the type palette. Too bad I didn’t know about this about 2 weeks ago.

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  27. I always wanted some new tutorials, that involved making the textures, and this seemed to give me some idea. Will try it soon when I am back to windows. This will be really fun.

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  28. This is informative post but graphic design should be more clear.

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  29. Hennis says:

    Thank for your tutorials …
    It help me a lot …

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  30. kombi says:

    Will try it soon when I am back to windows. This will be really fun.

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  31. Kyson Kane says:

    Hey Chris,

    They actually is a PowerHouse Gym where I live and the logo is kind of quite similar. It is a local company though here in hawaii

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  32. Robuster says:

    The texture really completes the badge!
    Retro is always a winner, I love it!

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  33. Veruca says:

    This forum needed saknhig up and you’ve just done that. Great post!

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  34. Nocturnal says:

    What a great tutorial. I have to be honest when I say this is the first tutorial that was extremely well thought out and planned. I would like to say 9/10 tutorials that I try to use eventually the author gets lazy and starts to leave out important details, assuming we magically know what that person meant. This tutorial did not leave out any details and I always knew where to go or what to do. Extremely well written tutorial, bravo, golf clap.

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  35. Alan says:

    Nice tutorial Chris, I really need to get into using Illustrator more, bookmarked for future practice.

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  37. Seo Бич says:

    Thanks, just had to do a similar thing

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  38. It looks like an university logo or like a security agency logo.

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  39. Emir says:

    Great! easy to follow and amazing tutorial.

    tnx!.

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  40. Neon Signs says:

    Chris, I have similar kind of tutorial to make a Widget – I am looking to post on blog like yours ?

    Your demonstration for badge was awersome, masterpiece. Let me know on my email, if I contribute something for your users.

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  41. majast says:

    You were right, there are gyms with that name ;)
    http://www.powerhousegym.com/

    Nice tutorial!

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