Here are a few of the sketches I came up with when trying to design my personal logo. It’s perhaps half the number sketched (others were on scraps of paper, either lost or binned).
The Paper Bull (website offline) recently made some valid points about the necessity of the sketchpad, and in addition, no matter how far-fetched, it’s good practice to make a visual note of anything that comes to mind.
Positivity breeds more ideas and ultimately a more appropriate result.
tried failed 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 is a process that never really ends, and as we learn more about the profession, we sometimes grow tired of our previous work.
Did I pass over a better idea from the sketch pad?