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Create a Nice 3D Ball
Under 3D Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
If you want to learn to create 3D image, you better start with the simple shape first. 3D cube and ball would be simple enough to start with. It is good to add some gradient color to finalize your design works.
Photoshop can allow you to design of various of stuff realistically such as fruit or round materials. In our previous tutorials, we have introduced many 3D shapes stuff. In this time, it will show you how to design a nice realistic egg.
Using gradients and layer styles, that we can use to produce nice subtle 3D effects in our web designs. Sometimes little details like subtle gradients or borders using 2 colors can create a very nice visual effect or unique style without requiring many hacks and adjustments.
To turn your art into something realistic, you can apply some special effects such as 3D Effect , Inner Graved Text Effect or Mirror Reflection Effect in Photoshop. In this tutorial, it will use two custom elements, a Custom Font and an original Grunge Brush Set to achieve a realistic shiny metal.
This tutorial is going to demonstrate you how to create a speed gauge and watch icon. It is very simple to make. You just need to draw a simple circle and mark up the scale. At the end, you just add some shiny effect and shadows.
To design a 3D cap, it is similar approach as other 3D object. You need to draft a shape first. And then add the the reflection and shadow effects. As they are the core elements to make your object to become realistic.