Awesome Apple QuickTime Icon Tutorial in Photoshop

Today we are going to create an apple QuickTime icon in Photoshop. In this tutorial you can learn using of the layer style and many other Photoshop techniques. We hope you will like this icon tutorial. Never forget to share your opinion with us.

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 50 Mins

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Apple Quick Time Icon Tutorial in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

Photoshop Tools

  • Ellipse Tool
  • Gradient Overlay
  • Polygonal Lasso Tool

Lets start to create a apple quick time icon in Photoshop

Step 1

Create a document (Ctrl+N) 600×500 of size.

Create Document

Step 2

Select Ellipse Tool from tool panel and create a circle with black color #000000.

Create Circle

Go to Layer > Layer Style and applying some blending options.

Bevel and Emboss

Bevel and Emboss

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay

Stroke

Stroke

After applying blending options we get cool effect on circle.

Get Cool Effect

Step 3

Now create again a circle with Ellipse Tool in black color #000000.

Create a Circle

Applying some blending options on this circle layer.

Inner Shadow

Inner Shadow

Bevel and Emboss

Bevel and Emboss

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay

Stroke

Stroke

When we applying blending options we get nice effect on second circle layer.

Get Nice effect on Circle

Step 4

Select Ellipse Tool again and draw another circle with black color #000000.

Create circle Again

Go to Layer > Layer Style and applying some blending options.

Drop Shadow

Drop shadow

Inner Glow

Inner Glow

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay

After applying these layer styles we get new effect on third circle layer.

Get New Effect

Step 5

Create a small circle with Ellipse Tool as like shown in picture.

Create Small Circle

Step 6

Select Ellipse Marquee Tool and make a selection as like in preview.

Make a Selection

Now go to Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal Selection, then we get this result.

Get Result

Now we will applying Filter on white circle. Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set radius 33.3%.

Gaussian Blur

After applying Gaussian Blur filter we get nice preview.

After Gaussian Blur

Now down the opacity 70% of this white circle layer.

Minimize Opacity

Step 7

Create a second circle with white color #ffffff as like in preview.

White Circle Create

Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set radius 19.5%.

Gaussian Blur

When we applying Gaussian Blur filter, we have get cool result as like in preview.

Get Nice Preview

Down the opacity 80% of this second white circle layer.

Minimize Opacity

Step 8

In this step we create a Handle of the quicktime icon. Create a new layer select Polygonal Lasso Tool from tool panel and make a selection as like in preview.

Make a Selection

Fill the selection with this color #53667d.

Fill Selection With Color

Press the (Ctrl+D) for finished the selection of handle layer. Set this handle layer bottom of all the layer as like in final preview.

Final Preview

Final Preview

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