GeekGreek logo creation
If anyone is interested, this is how the GeekGreek logo came to be.
I’ve always liked the ThinkGeek logo, and since my domain has a similar sound to it, It made sense that I tried a similar approach to the logo.
I started by making the brain. I followed this tutorial to make the pink brain
I then found some geeky-looking glasses and added them
It didn’t looked quite right so I added a little bit of tint on the lenses
I then thought that it didn’t look computer-oriented enough. Just generic geek. So I thought I should cram a PCB in there to illustrate that this brain has PC hardware “in it’s mind”. I did a google images search for “PCB diagram” and came up with this one:
Coloured it in photoshop to make look more like a drawn PCB instead of a diagram, “cracked” it a bit on the top, and added it to the logo.
Again it looked out of place. You can’t just jam a PCB into a brain. So I added a bit of blood. in photoshop I applied some red with the brush and then darkened it with the burn tool, and smudged it with the smudge tool to make the dripping effect.
Click any picture to view full-size and appreciate the little details.