Ice Cream

How to Create an Ice Cream in Photoshop

In this tutorial we are going to create a Ice cream in Photoshop. This tutorial won’t take more than 40 minutes. This technique is useful for logo and icons. I hope you will definitely like this tutorial and always remember to share your comments with us.

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 40 Mins

Create an Ice Cream Tutorial in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

Photoshop Tools

  • Rounded Rectangle Tool
  • Rectangle Marquee Tool
  • Pen Tool
  • Gradient Tool
  • Brush Tool
  • Dodge Tool
  • Burn Tool

External Resources

Lets start to create our Ice cream tutorial in Photoshop.

Step 1

Create a new document (Ctrl+N) 1000×800 of size select any of color.

Create New Document

Step 2

Select Rounded Rectangle Tool from tool panel set radius (100%) and draw a rectangle with black color #000000.

Create Rounded Rectangle

Resterize the rectangle layer and make a selection with Rectangle Marquee Tool.

Resterize the Layer

Hit delete button to delete the selection area.

Delete the Selection Area

Step 3

Now go to Layer > Layer Style and applying some Blending Options to this rectangle layer.

Bevel and Emboss

Bevel and Emboss

Color Overlay

Color Overlay

Satin

Satin

After applying these blending options we get nice effect on rectangle layer.

Get Nice Result

Step 4

Now I am going to add the Ice Texture Image to make effective our ice cream.

Add Ice Image

Set Blend Mode to (Liner Burn) of this ice texture image and set Opacity (10%).

Set Blend Mode and Opacity

Now hold the Ctrl key and click on thumbnail of the rectangle layer then pres (Shift+Ctrl+I) and hit delete button to delete the unneeded area of ice texture image layer.

Delete Unneeded Area

Hit Delete to Delete Texture

Step 5

Select texture and rectangle layers and merge them (Ctrl+E), now create new layer and apply black color #000000 and go to Filter > Noise > Add Noise and set Amount (33.3%).

Set Noise

After that hold Ctrl key and click on thumbnail of the rectangle layer, a selection created, then press (Shift+Ctrl+I) to inverse the selection.

Inverse the Selection

Now hit delete button to delete the unneeded area as like in preview.

Delete Selection

Now set the Blend Mode (Screen) and Opacity (30%) of this noise layer. Now merge the all layers (Ctrl+E) and name it layer Ice Cream.

Set Blend Mode and Opacity

Step 6

Select Rounded Rectangle Tool again set radius (30%) and draw a rectangle with this color #f3ceac.

Draw a Rectangle

Resterize this rectangle layer and cut upper area with Rectangle Marquee Tool as like in preview name it layer Stick.

Resterize and Cut

Now duplicate this stick layer and place it backside, now move the duplicate stick layer little bit right side and applying this color #d38b5d.

Duplicate and Set Downside

Step 7

Now add the Wooden Texture Image for make the this complete stick of ice cream.

Add the Texture Image

Hold Ctrl key and click on thumbnail of the stick layer then press (Shift+Ctrl+I) to inverse the selection and hit delete button to delete unneeded area.

Delete Unneeded Area

Set Blend Mode (Liner Burn) and Opacity (10%) of this texture layer.

Set Blend Mode and Opacity

Step 8

Select both stick layers and wood texture layer merge them (Ctrl+E) now select Pen Tool and create a path.

Create a Path

Now click on path layer and select (Make Selection).

Make a Selection

Hit delete key to delete the stick selection.

Delete the Selection

 Step 9

Select the Dodge Tool (O) and lighten the upper area with white color of ice cream as like in preview.

Lighten Upper Area

Step 10

Select the Burn Tool and darken with the black color down area of ice cream to make a shadow like in picture below.

Darken the Lower Area

Step 11

Now create new layer select the Brush Tool and make some spots with any of color to make the melting effect on ice cream.

Make Brush Spots

Set Blend Mode Fill (0%) of this brush layer.

Set Fill 0%

Now go to Layer > Layer Style and applying some Blending Options of this brush spot layer.

Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow

Inner Shadow

Inner Shadow

Inner Glow

Inner Glow

Bevel and Emboss

Bevel and Emboss

Satin

Satin

After applying blending options we get new effect on this brush layer.

Get New Effect

Duplicate this shape layer and place it other sides as like in preview.

Duplicate the layer

Step 12

Now select the ice cream layer select the Pen Tool and create a path on ice cream layer.

Create a Path

Right click on path layer and select (Make Selection) option.

Make a Selection

After make selection hit the delete button to delete the selected area as like in preview.

Delete the Selection Area

You can make more ice creams with different colors. Now select all layer and make a group (Ctrl+G). Duplicate this group two time and change the ice cream colors as like in final preview below.

Final Preview

Final Preview

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