Category Archives: Logos & Icons

Various types of logos and icons, mostly all created in Photoshop, that I had to create for my BCTC classes.

Ronin Yeti Designs 2nd Logo Concepts

Different versions of the revamped Ronin Yeti logo/icon

During my time at BCTC, I have learned how to use Photoshop, Maya, Unity, and many other programs that I never even touched before.  I have been tasked with creating models, design documents, characters, logos, and many other creations and have been both challenged and enthralled with these projects!

After almost 2 years (at the end of time at BCTC), I was taskd with creating a business or company of my choice, so I obviously picked my own freelancing studio; which gave me the ample opportunity to FINALLY edit and revamp my previous logo (which I’m still very proud of, for a first try, back then).

My favorite of the 6 types of logos above is actually not one of the 6 at all; in fact, with my next post, my favorite logo is a very simple and stylized version of the bottom right one (which almost looks like the old logo, except perfected – which is probably why I like it so much).  Speaking of my next post, it will feature my revamped business card template, in which I currently use today.

Ronin Yeti Designs 1st Logo

The first and current logo for my freelancing group
The first and current logo for my freelancing group

During my time at BCTC, I have learned how to use Photoshop, Maya, Unity, and many other programs that I never even touched before.  I have been tasked with creating models, design documents, characters, logos, and many other creations and have been both challenged and enthralled with these projects!

Eventually I was tasked with creating a logo that represented myself and/or a video game company; in which for this one, I took my nickname (Yeti, from the name “Yetcen”) and expounded upon it.  I drew up a stylized yeti face with two katanans criss-crossing behind the head, two yin-yang symbols on either side, an infinite symbol laying in the background, then I decided to wrap around some blue ribbons on both sides, and even created a ribbon banner under the yeti head, with the name I had decided upon: “Ronin Yeti Designs.”  At this time, I hadn’t learned enough about developing video games to give myself a name that totally encompassed that type of work, so I went with the generic “Designs,” to signify that my freelancing company would be able to provide other services (like web site design, overall graphic design, and among other things).

I still use this logo as my main one, even months after the fact, because I feel it sums up myself and the work I do, pretty well.  Perhaps here soon I will end up designing a revamped logo, or an entirely different one, but based on the same themes!

At-Home Artists Logo

The very first logo I created in Photoshop
The very first logo I created in Photoshop

During my time at BCTC, I have learned how to use Photoshop, Maya, Unity, and many other programs that I never even touched before.  I have been tasked with creating models, design documents, characters, logos, and many other creations and have been both challenged and enthralled with these projects!

One of the very first projects I had to do during my first semester was a basic logo for a pretend graphic design firm; which at this point I was VERY green with programs like Photoshop, but was determined (and frightened) to create something not completely generic.  At this point, I hadn’t yet come up with the name “Ronin Yeti Designs” – even though I had side projects going on at the time under a similar name – and was trying to use alliteration to create a catchy title, and unearth latent Photoshop abilities to create something that went with “At-Home Artists.”  I feel, for a first try, this was a decent attempt at creating a nice, clean logo that simplifies the message of what the “company” would be about, and has a nice dichotomy between the blue in the background, the yellow in the foreground, and the gradient in the middle using both colors.