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  • on 16.01.2010
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How to Create Web Button In Photoshop + Download Free PSD File

In this tutorial we are going to create Web Button. This is very simple and quite effective tutorial, so all you need is Adobe Photoshop to create this effect. I hope you will enjoy this tutorial.


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How to Create Web Button in Photoshop

Step #1

Open photoshop and create a new document, mine is 550px×125px with a white background.
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Step#2

Fill the color in background layer, mine color is #3A3A3A.web-button-step2

Step #3

Select the Rounded Rectangle Tool and create button, mine Radius is 7px, width: 156px and height: 38px..
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Step #4

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 #9E4C45, then double-click on right-color-stop and enter the color value #EA8484.

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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 23%, Distance at 1px and Size at 9px.

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Step #5

Select Horizontal Type Tool and Type Text on front.

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We will apply some effect for text.

Color 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 color overlay, i choose the colour #0D0D0E

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Drop Shadow

Finally we will apply the Drop Shadow, first change the Blending option to Normal. Change the Shadow Color from the default to #FFFFFF. Keep the Angle at 120o, than changing the values of Opacity, Distance and Size . I choose to set the Opacity at 32% and Distance at 1px and Size at 1px.

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Final Preview

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