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  • on 02.12.2009
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How to Create a Simple Green Button in Photoshop

Hey guys one more Photoshop Tutorial. In this Tutorial i’ll find you How to Create a Simple Green Button in Photoshop. This is very simple and quite effective tutorial. I hope you will enjoy this tutorial.

Final Result

This is what we gone do today

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Step #1

Open photoshop and create a new document, mine is 550px×398px with a white background.

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Step#2

Fill the color in background layer, mine color is #979696.

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Step #3

Select the Rounded Rectangle Tool and create button, mine Radius is 5px, width: 219px and height: 40px..

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Now we will apply some effect

Gradient Overlay

Styling the Button double-click on the Button Layer’s thumbnail in the Layers Panel to open up the Layer Styles dialog box, we will apply a Vertical Gradient Effect for your Button. Then click on the Color Gradient on the right of the Gradient option to open up the Color Gradient Editor.

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Double-click on left-color-stop and enter the color value #55A646, then double-click on right-color-stop and enter the color value #A5CE3F.

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Drop Shadow

Next apply the Drop Shadow layer style. Keep the Angle at 120o, than changing the values of Opacity, Distance and Size. I choose to set the Opacity at 20%, Distance at 1px and Size at 5px.

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Inner Shadow

Next apply the Inner Shadow layer style. Keep the Angle at 120o, than changing the values of Opacity, Choke and Size. I choose to set the Opacity at 27% and Choke at 100% and Size at 2px.

Next Change the Blending option to Normal.

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Bevel Emboss

Next we will apply Bevel Emboss, First Changing the Style to Inner Bevel and Technique to Smooth, than changing the values of Depth, Direction, Size and Soften. I choose to set the Depth at 100%, Direction at Up, Size at 1px and Soften at 0px

Keep the Angle at 120o, Altitude at 30o

Highlight mode :I choose to set the Opacity at 0%.

Shadow mode : I choose to set the Opacity at 14%.

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Stroke

Finally we will apply the Stroke. First changing the values of Size. I choose to set the Size at 1px. Changing the Position at Inside

I choose to set the Opacity at 50%.

Change the Stroke color from the default to #529846

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Should Look like this.

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Step #4

Select Horizontal Type Tool and type text on front.

We will apply some effect for text.

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Gradient Overlay

Double-click on the Text layer’s thumbnail in the Layers Panel to open up the Layer Styles dialog box. First we will apply Gradient Overlay, we will apply a Vertical Gradient Effect for your text. Then click on the Color Gradient on the right of the Gradient option to open up the Color Gradient Editor..

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Double-click on left-color-stop and enter the color value #DDDCDC, then double-click on center-color-stop and enter the color value #FFFFFF.

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Drop Shadow

Finally we will apply the Drop Shadow layer style. Keep the Angle at 120o, than changing the values of Opacity, Distance and Size. I choose to set the Opacity at 34%, Distance at 1px and Size at 1px.

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Final Result

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If you’d like to check your work, you may download the PSD file for this tutorial

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