Creating a Slick Silver Watch in Photoshop

A watch is a small timepiece, typically worn either on the wrist or attached on a chain and carried in a pocket, with wristwatches being the most common type of watch used today. So today, in this tutorial you will learn how to create a watch from scratch in adobe Photoshop. I will guide you step by step until it is complete.

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Tutorial Details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 1 hour

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Creating a Slick Silver Watch in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

Tools

  • Rectangle Tool
  • Ellipse Tool
  • Line Tool
  • Gradient Tool
  • Pen Tool
  • Text Tool

Lets start to create a useful watch in Photoshop

Step 1

Create a new document with white color #ffffff (600×500) of size.

Create New Document

Step 2

Select the Pen Tool and draw a path.

Draw a Shape

Right click on path and click on (Make Selection)

Selection

Now applying color #3a3a3a as like in picture

Get nice result

Step 3

Now go to Layer > Layer Style or Blending option and apply some effects.

Bevel and Emboss

Bevel and Emboss

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay

Now when we applying layer style we get a nice watch background.

Get Nice Background

Step 4

Now select the Ellipse Tool and draw a circle with color #3a3a3a.

Draw a Circle

Applying some blending options on circle layer.

Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow

Bevel and Emboss

Bevel and Emboss

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay

After applying blending options we get a new style of circle.

Get Circle Result

Step 5

Now select the Ellipse Tool again and draw another circle on first circle layer with this color #dedede.

2nd Circle Create

Go to Layer > Layer Style and applying Bevel and Emboss.

Bevel and Emboss

When we applying bevel and emboss we get new change in circle.

Get Circle Resu

Step 6

Ones more time select Ellipse tool and draw another circle with black color #000000 center of the circles.

Black Circle Create

Applying Bevel and Emboss.

Bevel and Emboss

After applying Bevel and Emboss we get nice effect.

Becel and Emboss Appllyin

Step 7

Select Rectangle Tool and draw a rectangle with black color #000000 as like in preview.

Create a Rectangle

Applying some blending options.

Outer Glow

Outer Glow

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay

Now after applying some blending options we get nice effect.

Get Nice Rectangle

Duplicate the rectangle layer and adjust upper side of watch skin as like in preview below.

Duplicate Rectanle

Step 8

Select Rectangle tool again and draw a small rectangle with color #a9a9a9 as like in picture.

Create a Small Rectangle

Now applying Gradient Overlay on small rectangle.

Gradient Overlay
Get Result

Step 9

Select the Pen Tool and draw a shape on small rectangle layer with color #dddddd as like in preview.

Create Shape With Pen Tool

Now duplicate this shape layer and adjust right side as like in picture. Select the both shape layers and rectangle layer merge them (Ctrl+E). Name it layer Small Rectangle.

Duplicate The Layer