First pass playing around with ideas for a title font – of 4 characters at minimalist – to mock up a cover for a magazine called ‘Type’. Done a bit of doodling to date, and have a couple of ideas. Also trying to get to grips with Illustrator, so the time comes to move the ideas onto the machine. Experimented with a geometrical approach of rectangles and circles (or ellipses in Adobe-speak) first. Very slow and painful process, that took all afternoon. Then just drew it and re-arranged the letters a bit, took 10 minutes. These are the results!
Candelabra > first pass using shapes to construct the letters
Candelabra > messing about to show the shapes:
Doodling on the machine, and thinking it’s beginning to turn into a logo: