Here are a few sketches from when I tried to design my personal logo. It’s about half the total (others were on scraps of paper, lost or binned).
The Paper Bull (website offline) recently made some good points about the necessity of the sketchpad. In addition, no matter how far-fetched, it’s good practice to make a visual note of whatever ideas come to mind.
tried failed attempt at a humorous organic dairy approach as a twist on my surname.
The footprint idea came from my travels. At one point I tried to create a footstep monogram.
Self-promotional design never really ends, and as we learn more about the profession, we grow tired of our past work.
Did I pass over a better idea from the sketch pad?