In this tutorial we will make a 3D line in Photoshop. Tutorial is very easy and will hardly take 10-15 minutes to complete. I will try to use maximum images to make tutorial easy to understand. I have also attached the final PSD file of the tutorial for download for FREE. Below is the final image of the tutorial.
Create a new document (File >> New)
Select “paint bucket tool”
Fill the layer with color #2a2a2a
Select “Line tool”.
Set weight to 1px and color to #000000
Create a new layer, press and hold shift key and draw a horizontal line.
Right click line layer and select “Blending Options”
Apply following layer style.
Now it looks like this:
Create a new layer. Select “rectangular marquee tool”
select a area just above line and of about 50px height.
Select gradient tool.
Set foreground color to #ffffff and apply following settings.
Press and hold shift key and drag mouse from bottom to top.
Create a new layer. Select marquee tool, make the marquee selection just below the line.
Select gradient tool and set foreground color to #000000
Press and hold shift key and drag mouse from top to bottom of marquee selection.
Press ctrl+D to deselect marquee selection. Press ctrl key and select all layer except background. Now right click any layers and select “merge layers”.
Now our image looks like this:
Select “rectangular marquee tool” and select area covering line and both gradients.
Right click and select “select inverse”.
Again right click and select “Feather” and set to 10px.
Press delete key 5-6 times. Your image is ready.
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Download PSD file of the tutorial