Return Home Tutorials About Us Services we offer Contact Us Affiliates Site Search
Hot Extras
Tutorial Spotlight:
Glossy Buttons are a great way to add depth to your layouts, check this one out. A must see! read more...
Join our Mailing List to receive:
  • Site Updates
  • Photoshop Tutorials
  • Webmaster Tips
  • Hot Site Reviews
  • & much more...

  • Mailing List: Privacy Policy

    Your Link Here

    www.VidPit.com: Funny, Cool & Sexy videos!

    FSTutorials.com Photoshop Tutorials - Photoshop Cs Tutorials

    Link to us
    ( Link to PhotoshopTower.com )

    wholesale computers

    PhotoshopForce.com - Photoshop Tutorials

    Site By: Coastal Web Innovations

    Some web hosting solutions you can find yourself on WHG and a list of
    web hosting companies.
    Interface Vents
    Go To Page: [ 1 2 ]
    This tutorial will explain to you how to create vents in your interface. These subtle effects add an great sense of depth to an interface. This tutorial is a small offshoot of our full tech layout tutorial. I suggest you check it out if you are serious about learning the techniques used to create such layouts. This tutorial is available here. Look at our site and you'll see that l've used this technique all over the place. It's quick, and the ending result looks great. Here l'm going to start with a pre-existing interface.

    Page 1 of 2

    Step 1.)
    Start a new document in photoshop, or open an existing one. I will be working with an existing file for this example.

    Step 2.)
    First get out the rectangular marquee tool, and select a square about about this size. Notice it is MUCH larger than the ending result of the vent. We'll make the vents large, and scale them down when we're finished.

    Step 3.)
    Next get out the gradient tool, and use these settings:

    Step 4.)
    Now hold down the SHIFT key on your keyboard, right click your mouse, and drag it in the direction shown here:
    Here's how it should look:

    Step 5.)
    Now we'll do this again from the top of the selection, to the center:

    and the result:

    Step 6.)
    Once more from the bottom, to the center:
    and the result:

    Step 7.)
    Now bring the opacity of this layer down to around 35%

    Step 8.)
    Now that we've got the first vent made, we'll resize it to the proportions that we need it. Do this by pressing CNTRL + T on your keyboard to bring up the "free transform" tool.

    Go on to page 2 to continue this tutorial...

    Go To Page: [ 1 2 ]
    Page 1 of 2
    Tutorial Index

    Home | Tutorials | About Us | Services | Contact Us | Affiliates | Search | SM | Top^