A medium sized dojo in Houston's Montrose area. Shobu Aikido Houston commissioned a new logo and business card design.
The owner of the dojo wanted a redesigned logo that featured a five toed dragon. After a consultation, I learned eight points or directions is a staple of the traditional Japanese martial art.
Taking these points into consideration I modified a dragon stock image then created an eight pointed surrounding for it. Then filled the outer ring with eight more stars. Another idea for this logo was to create a patch that could be sewn on to a jacket or gi.