In this tutorial I will show you how to turn a simple black background into a glossy 3d background. As always, the layered Photoshop file is available for download at the end of the tutorial.
Final Image preview
Below is the final preview of the image.
Create a new document, roughly about 500 px X 500 pixels, with white or transparent background. Fill the layer with #3c3c3c color.
Right click first layer and select “duplicate layer”. This will create a duplicate layer of the first layer. Set foreground color to #b7b7b7.
Now Select “Ellipse Tool” with “Fill pixels”.
and draw a large circular shape.
change layer mode to “Multiply” and set opacity to 30%. Now it looks like this.
Right click the layer and apply following layer style.
That’s it, you’ve done it. This is how background looks now:
I hope you like the tutorial.