How to make a logo where a letter is made of particles of varying sizes?


Question

How can I make a logo in Adobe Illustrator like the AntiParticle logo below, from http://www.graphicdesigninspiration.net/2012/08/15/70-awesome-logo-designs-for-your-inspiration/?

It is a large number circles of different, varying sizes, which form the shape of a text character.

http://www.graphicdesigninspiration.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/AntiParticle.png

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12/27/2012 4:58:00 PM

Accepted Answer

My example is not a perfect, but you can take it as guideline for your logo-training. I hope this help you.

1) Create a new text layer

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2) Take a pen tool and draw two lines so together they are looking like "a"

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3) Turn text layer off, we don't need it anymore

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4) Take "Ellipse Tool" and draw some ellipses. Now turn brushes window on. Select all the ellipses and drag it to the brushes window.

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5) A new scatter brush created

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6) Apply this brush to the "a" lines

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7) Finnaly adjust the brush settings like this

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12/27/2012 2:19:00 PM

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