Give your logo work a 3D edge.

A brand is represented graphically in many ways, not least through its logo. Cinema 4D is an excellent tool to have in your arsenal, and can enable you to create digital illustrations that enhance a brand with one of the most basic - and often overlooked - design principles: depth.

When I first started to explore motion design, I soon realised that the field is yet another extension of how I can express myself as a designer. By getting to grips with 3D software, I've been able to completely change the way I go about developing my print work. In this tutorial we'll use some very basic 3D concepts, combined with a few tricks in Photoshop. Over the following pages we'll recreate a 3D version of a logo, which pays homage to a Star Wars aircraft that has been shot in battle.

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