Yeah, sorry, it's more the brush is a disconnect from web design than the typeface.
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Using a pencil / paintbrush / mouse / computer in your logo is really rather cliché, and it can also come across as amateur. Your logo doesn't need to be a graphic representation of your tools.
Here are some things to consider:
What do you want the logo to say about you and your business? (friendly, formal, conservative, fun, serious, crazy, etc.)
Who is your ideal customer? What would appeal to them? Is there a specific message you want them to understand when they see your logo? What one thought/feeling would you like them to have about your company?
What would make them want to talk to you, or consider hiring you instead of one of the bazillions of other designers out there? (What sets you apart from your competition?)
AroundTheFur, read PrintDriver's response, do what he suggests re: defining your hypothetical company, then sit down with paper and pencil and sketch 100 or so ideas. Do not jump onto the computer each...