In this tutorial by Zaid, you’ll learn how you can easily alter an existing logo to your liking. This tutorial is great for beginners and has you use the healing tool, text tool and the OS X color picker. Download the PDF or click on the Read More button to begin.
Open the logo in Pixelmator. there are several ways to do this. If Pixelmator is in your Dock, just drag the logo on the Pixelmator icon.
Then, a window should pop up with the Photoshop icon. It is easier to work withPixelmator in full screen. Press CMD-CTRL-F in OS X 10.7 Lion to go full screen. Your workspace should look like this (unless you have 10.6 or below):
Now, grab the Healing Tool, get a default brush and with a diameter of 100, and erase the ‘Ps’. You may need to go over a few leftover bits. Your result should look like this:
Next, select the Text tool (T) and choose a font of Myriad Pro (download), and a size of 670 pt. Type in ‘Px’ or ‘pxm’, whatever fits your fancy.
We need the text to be the same color as the edges of the logo, so highlight the text and press CMD-SHIFT-C to open up the colors palette. Select the magnifying glass, and click on the light-blue edges of the logo.
Now, with the color of the font the same as the edges of the logo, your are done!
OPTIONAL: Rasterize (Convert to pixels) the text layer and merge it with the main image layer. Go to Image>Colorize and change the color of the logo. That’s all there is to it!