In this tutorial I will show you the easy techniques to make an awesome Sign Board design wallpaper in Photoshop CS5. I hope that you will enjoy this tutorial because its so interesting and very easy to learn. If you want to enhance your Photoshop skill then you can also explore these following tutorials as well.

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Tutorial details:

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

Create a Sign Board in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

External Resources

Photoshop Tools

  • Rectangle Tool
  • Rounded Rectangle Tool
  • Gradient Overlay
  • Brush Tool
  • Text Tool
  • Custom Shape Tool

Lets start to create our sign board in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

Step 1

Create a new document (Ctrl+N) 1000×1000 of size.

Create New Document

Step 2

First of all I am going to add the Wall Texture Image in Photoshop to start creating our sign board.

Add Wall Texture Image

Step 3

After adding the wall texture select Rectangle Tool from tool panel and create a rectangle to the whole canvas with this color #2a0035 and name it layer Shape Rectangle.

Create New Rectangle

Set the Blend Mode to (Multiple) of this shape rectangle layer.

Set Blend Mode to Multiple

Step 4

Now select the Rounded Rectangle Tool set radius (40%) and create a rectangle with this color #fbaf5d name it layer 1st Rounded Rectangle.

Create a Rectangle

Step 5

Select the shape rectangle layer rasterize it, select Soft Round Brush (100px) set foreground white color #ffffff and paint the outer side of 1st rounded rectangle layer as like in preview.

Paint the Outer Area

Now select the 1st rounded rectangle layer and go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set Radius (70px).

Gaussian Blur

After applying Gaussian blur we get nice effect on this 1st rectangle layer.

Get Nice Effect on This Rectangle

Set Blend Mode to (Hard Light) of this rectangle layer.

Set Blend Mode to Hard Light

Step 6

Select Rounded Rectangle Tool again set Radius (40px) and create a rectangle with this color #d080cb name it layer 2nd Rounded Rectangle.

Create a Rounded Rectangle

Go to Layer > Layer Style and applying some Blending Options on this 2nd rounded rectangle layer.

Drop Shadow

Drop Shadow

Inner Shadow

Inner Shadow

After applying these blending options we get new effect on 2nd rectangle layer.

Get New Effect on 2nd Rectangle

Step 7

Now its time to add the 1st Wood Texture in Photoshop.

Add 1st Wood Texture

Now hold the Alt key and left mouse click to the center of 1st wood texture layer and 2nd rounded rectangle layer, the wood texture is merge in to the rectangle layer.

Merge in to Rectangle

Step 8

Select the Rounded Rectangle Tool ones again set Radius (40px) and create a rectangle with white color #ffffff, little bit smaller then the 2nd rectangle layer, name it layer 3rd Rounded Rectangle.

Create 3rd Rectangle

Go to the Blending Option and applying Drop Shadow on this rectangle layer.

Drop Shadow

After applying drop shadow we get nice effect on 3rd rectangle layer.

After Drop Shadow

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