How to Draw a Laptop in Photoshop CS5

A laptop computer usually called a notebook computer by manufacturers. It is a personal computer and smaller than a briefcase that can easily be transported and used in temporary spaces such as on airplanes, in libraries, offices and at meetings.

So today, in this tutorial, I will try to deliver a technique that will help you to create laptop using a very simple and easy method. Though I am using Photoshop CS5, any version will work. Here you will learn how to create a laptop using the many useful techniques. I hope you will like this tutorial. 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 Laptop in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

Photoshop Tools

  • Rounded Rectangle Tool
  • Rectangle Marquee Tool
  • Ellipse Tool
  • Gradient Overlay
  • Polygonal Lasso Tool

External Resource

Lets start to create a laptop in Photoshop.

Step 1

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

Create New Document

Step 2

Select Rounded Rectangle Tool from tool panel set radius 10% and create a rectangle with black color #000000.

Create a Rectangle

Rasterize the rectangle layer, right click on rectangle layer and click on Rasterize Layer option. Select Rectangle Marquee Tool and make a selection as like in preview.

Make a Selection

Hit delete button to delete the half selection rectangle then we get this result.

Hit Delete Button

Step 3

Go to Layer > Layer Style and applying Gradient Overlay.

Gradient Overlay

After applying gradient overlay we get nice effect on rectangle layer.

Get Nice Rectangle

Step 4

Create new layer select Polygonal Lasso Tool and make a selection as like in picture below.

Create a Path

Fill the selection with black color #000000.

Fill Selection

After fill selection we get nice result.

Get Nice Result

Step 5

Select Rounded Rectangle Tool set radius 8% and create a rectangle with black color #000000 name it layer Screen.

Create a Rectangle

Go to the Blending Option and applying Stroke on screen layer.

Stroke

When we applying stroke we get cool effect on screen layer.

Get Cool Effect

Step 6

Now we are going to set an image on screen layer which name is Laptop Desktop image. You can download it to click on this link.

Set a Image

Step 7

Now create a small rounded rectangle of black color #000000 with Rounded Rectangle Tool as like in preview.

Create a Small Rectangle

Go to Blending Option and applying Gradient Overlay on this small rounded rectangle layer.

Gradient Overlay

After applying gradient overlay we get new effect on small rectangle layer.

Get New Effect

Step 8

Create one more small rectangle upper side of screen layer with Rounded Rectangle Tool as like in picture below.

Create Small Rectangle

Now go to Layer > Layer Style and applying Gradient Overlay.

Gradient Overlay

When we applying gradient overlay we get this result.

Get Result

Step 9

Select Ellipse Tool and create a shape with color #9a9a9a as like in preview.

Create a Shape

Step 10

After creating shape we get awesome laptop in final preview.

Final Preview

Final preview

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