Tag: layer style

2010 / by hannah -

How to create buttons for a webite in photoshop

This tutorial shows a quick and easy way of creating a button for a web site. This button style contains a gradient background, a inner white border with a darker outer border and drop shadow. These buttons are very easy to recreate using layer styles and shapes and will suit any website as they can be coloured to match the design.

2010 / by hannah -

Transforming a solid shape into a transparent gradient in Photoshop

This tutorial will cover the basics of making a solid shape into a transparent gradient, using the layer style options in Photoshop. For this example, I’m going to create a black to transparent gradient over an image, to create the effect of the image fading out to black. This effect is often used with a dark photograph fading to black on the background of a website, the reverse of this a lighter image fading to white is often used on the top of invitations and flyers.