Creating a Cool Rolling Counter in Photoshop

Today, we are going to create a new stylish Rolling Counter in Photoshop. This tutorial is very interesting and easy to learn. In this tutorial, we have used useful and easy techniques to make this cool rolling counter. We are hopeful that you will like our creation. Feel free and share your comments with us.

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Tutorial Details:

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

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Create a Rolling Counter in Photoshop: Final Preview

Tefrrific Rolling Counter Final Preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources


Following photoshop tool are used in this tutorial.

  • Rounded Rectangle Tool
  • Gradient Overlay
  • Rectangle Marquee Tool
  • Ellipse Tool
  • Rectangle Tool
  • Eraser Tool
  • Text Tool

Lets start to create a terrific rolling counter in Photoshop

Step 1

Start to create a new document (Crtl+N) 600×500 of size.

Create New Document

Step 2

Select the Rounded Rectangle tool from tool panel, draw a rounded shape named it layer “border”, with this color #515151.

Draw Rounded Shape

Now applying some blending options on this border layer.

Inner Shadow

Inner Shadow Border

Outer Glow

Outer Glow Border

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay Border

After applying these effects, we get cool border as below in picture.

Get Cool Border

Step 3

Select rounded rectangle tool again and draw a shape in the middle of border layer apply this color #222222,

Small Rounded Tool

Now applying some blending options on this layer.

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay

Inner Glow

Inner Glow

After applying blending options we get nice effect.

Small Rounded Result

Step 4

Now select the rectangle tool and draw shape upper side of rectangular with color #ffffff, and down opacity 10%, adjust it as like shown in preview.

Cristle Style

Now draw one more shape with the help of rectangle rectangle tool or line tool at the center of the rectangular with white color #ffffff, down opacity till 20%,

Draw Line

Step 5

Now Select the Text tool from tool panel and write some words.

Write Words

Step 6

Now go to layer > Layer style or blending options and applying some effects.

Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow

Outer Glow

Text Outer Glow

After applying layer style we get cool effect in picture below.

Get Terrific Effect

Step 7

Now select the rectangle tool or line tool and draw a line after 1 with white color #ffffff, then duplicate this line layer set right side, and change the color with black #000000, merge both layers, and adjust it as like picture below.

Create Lines

Now duplicate the line three times and set the lines one by one, as like in preview.

Duplicate Lines