Our logo project consisted of two parts. A research section, where they had to look up three different logos and answer questions concerning the company, slogan, and design of the logo.
The second part was to create a logo for a company (imaginary or existing) using Photoshop CS5. I made this project a little more open. I let them decide how many and what tools to use. Some did the bare minimum, some really did an awesome job. Here are a few of those exceptional examples from students who really put forth the effort….as I tell my classes “Minimal effort = Minimal grade”.
I gave them an example:
Here’s the instruction sheet with research portion: Logo Creation