Thursday, September 14, 2006

Shrimp Bait Logo

Just designed and colored this logo yesterday. It's going on a bucket in the latest CG film I've been working on at the studio. Normally you'd sit and come up with 15 different quick sketches and ideas, but sometimes I think the outcome is just as good, if you simply take the first idea you get and run with it. In that way you can concentrate on and develop that one idea, instead of spending a lot of time trying to figure out which of your 15 ideas is the best. I added the first rough sketch.


Blogger Dustin A. Foust said...

LOL he is Awesome! I hope it's going to be pretty visible in the movie.

2:29 PM  
Blogger Goobeetsablog said...


2:46 PM  
Blogger Jampix said...

Very nice and fun looking logo, thanks a bunch for adding me to your links, I'm honored too :-)

3:53 PM  
Blogger cdeboda said...

Sorry its been awhile since my last visit..and looks like i've been missing out! Really liking the logo and character stuff (as well as the usual fantastic layout work). Keep up the good work!

3:55 PM  
Blogger Dave said...

Haha! Its awesome that he's holding a fishing rod! Good choice and a great design!

5:15 PM  
Blogger Seth Hippen said...

I undersand what you mean about the first shot being the most fresh. That's why I draw with a pen sometimes in order to force myself to just go with it. My pencil drawings often have many drawings within them. You really cleaned this one up nicely! What's the movie?

5:27 PM  
Blogger craig said...

Ha! fun image.

9:29 PM  
Anonymous ryan said...

Great stuff! A lot of nice posts lately!

10:37 PM  
Blogger keenan said...

wow... very cool stuff... i like... well, all of it!!! =) ... keep up the good work!!!

1:07 AM  
Blogger milo said...

I think you hit it right on the button with this logo's awesome! Keep up the great posts!;O)

1:08 AM  
Blogger Bill Drastal Blog Mode!! said...

wow very cool stuff. Thanks for commenting on my blog. Your backgrounds are awesome, hell everything is awesome.

2:23 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

its pretty cool, love the colors. small tip though, if it was a real logo for a real place, and i was to make a presentation card, the rod would be barely visible if visible at all, no?

Lau :)

11:20 AM  
Blogger Hans said...

Thanks everybody, it's as always much appreciated:)

Lau : Thanks and Yes, you're absolutely right. I did actually have that in mind, but chose to keep it there, because the film is mainly shot from a bugs view. Therefore the logo on the bucket will only be shown in large scale, as the bugs passes by. Good observation though and thanks for your input:)

Have a splendid weekend everybody:D


1:32 PM  
Blogger Yavuz said...

yeah! that´s cool man.

6:55 PM  
Blogger ari4u said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog and for your comments. You are very talented and creative and i love your work. Keep em coming :)

Have a great weekend.

8:30 PM  
Blogger Afroman said...

nice shrimp! lol

6:58 AM  
Blogger Alikins said...

LOVE it! It's AWESOME!! ;)

10:23 PM  
Blogger Alina Chau said...

HA ! HA ! Love the shrimp!! V cool fun logo!!

3:04 AM  
Blogger jert said...

fun work...... you look like a busy man....thanks for the comment on my definitly got a brain for backgrounds and environments, i have great respect for that

4:08 PM  
Blogger ken said...

hahahha! this made me laugh, fantastic! great expression :D

6:12 AM  
Blogger dines said...

Great Blog!!! great drawings, awesome.
I added you to my links, if you don't mind =)

5:53 PM  
Blogger martin wittig said...

Great new works!! I really love your color choices too! I just sent out my first portfolio last week, are you doing with the job search? hope that all is well!:)

11:38 PM  
Blogger Ben Reynolds said...

I think it would look better with just one eye...maybe you could try that? ;)

Nice mork mang!

11:01 AM  
Blogger lorraine_alvarez said...

The new work is very cool!

3:50 PM  
Blogger GhettoFab said...

logos too???? your all over the place!!! Amazing!

Looks like a fun project and cant wait to see what your doin next...( wouldnt be surprised if it were scuplting...)

4:56 PM  
Blogger Ben Balistreri said...

Looks great Hans!

Say Hi to Joey B for me!

10:11 PM  
Blogger Kactiguy said...


9:49 AM  
Blogger Joe said...

That is one funny design. Love the character.

10:05 AM  
Blogger eel bog said...

You have got some killer layouts on this ol' blog! Nice Stuff.

1:23 PM  
Blogger Kei Acedera said...

cool blog Hans! Thanks for stopping by my blog..and your very kind words. the shrimp is really cute! your layouts look awesome :) I'll be back too!

10:32 PM  
Blogger REE said...

man...they let you post??
look at you man...photoshoppin' it up once again!! haha!

11:16 PM  
Blogger Jeremy said...

Whoa man, your work keeps getting better and better. Its a shame that I haven't stopped by sooner to see the wonderful progress in your work. Yeah, I've heard good things too about James' studio. I really hope Sergio can get funding for Giacomo's secret too.. that would be an amazing film! I'll make sure to stop by again -sooner this next time :)

11:33 PM  
Blogger Joel Reynolds said...

Hans, Bro!

Nice bears, man - you and Ben must LOVE bears... if it gets cold enough.
Dude, what happened to your photo-blog?

12:26 AM  
Blogger Thorhauge said...

Hej, just been through your blog - you have some awsome layouts! Really nice work :-)

2:42 AM  
Blogger AndreasMontyFreddie said...

hey Hans

endnu en dansker fra "over there"!
Cool stuff!
har godt set nogle af dine ting inde på "klubben"

keep em´ comming.


3:34 AM  
Blogger Hans said...

Hey fellow bloggers,

Thanks for all the wonderful comments. No better way to start the workday, than to see you've had a few new satisfied visitors on your blog. It keeps me going:)

Seth: Thanks. I don't wanna get in any kind of trouble, so I'll tell you in the next mail. I actually have another question for you as well, so I'll shoot you a mail when I get home:)

Dines: Thanks for the comments and the link. You're always welcome:)

Ben: I think you'd look better with one eye!!!:b

Mel: Thanks Mel, you're the man! Sculpting sounds fun, I'll definitely give it a shot someday:)

REE: Well, I'm not hiding anything, the producer is well aware and surf's my blog every now and then, so they don't seem to have a problem with it. Besides I've never mentioned the name of the studio, or any of the films. Yup, I'm hooked on PS!

Joel: Thanks for stopping by and yes I know, my photoblog has been neglected a bit lately. I promise I'll up the ante;)

10:22 AM  
Blogger Armand Serrano said...

That's the way to go man...the initial "gut feel" always work for me. Great logo!

1:37 PM  
Blogger Gerald said...

Great logo design! Keep us posted, so we can look out for it. Have a good one.

1:56 PM  

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