Create a Beautiful Clean Button in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Creating Buttons and Badges in Adobe Photoshop is easy. In this simple tutorial, we’re going to create a sleek button using a couple of layers and one interchangeable image layer. This button is very beautiful and look awesome. We use some special effects of adobe Photoshop to make this button. We hope you will like this tutorial. So enjoy and remember to share you sweet comments with us.

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 30 Mins

Create a Appealing Button in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

Photoshop Tools

  • Text Tool
  • Gradient Overlay
  • Rounded Rectangle Tool

Lets start to create appealing button in photoshop.

Step 1

Create a new document (Ctrl+N) with 500×400 of size.

Create a New Document

Step 2

Set background color gray #e8e8e8, select Rounded Rectangle Tool draw a rectangle with black color #000000 set radius (50%).

Draw a Rectangle

Step 3

Select rectangle layer and applying some Blending Options on this rectangle layer.

Go to Layer > Layer Styles and applying these Blending Options.

Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow

Inner Shadow

Inner Shadow

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay

After applying these layer styles we get beautiful effect on rectangle layer.

Get a Beautiful Effect

Step 4

Select Rounded Rectangle Tool again and draw a rectangle with black color #000000.

Create Another Rectangle

Step 5

Select 2nd rectangle layer and applying some Layer Styles on it.

Go to Layer > Layer Styles and applying these Layer Styles.

Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow

Inner Shadow

Inner Shadow

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay

After applying these layer styles we get awesome effect on 2nd rectangle layer.

Get Awesome Effect

Step 6

Select Text Tool from tool panel and type some text with white color #ffffff. Here I am using Photoshop default font Verdana, you can select your own choice of font.

Type Some Text

Step 7

Go to Layer Styles option and applying Drop Shadow on text layer.

Go to Layer > Layer Styles > Drop Shadow.

Drop Shadow

After applying drop shadow we get a nice effect on text layer.

Get Nice Result

After doing this struggle we get our appealing button in final preview.

Final Preview

Final Preview

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