15
Feb
2013

Square Button with ribbon in Photoshop

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In this Photoshop tutorial, we will make a square button and add a ribbon to the button. Such buttons can be used in logo designing, icons, new offer button, price tag button etc.
Tutorial is easy. I have used images to make tutorial very easy to understand.

Below is the preview of the final image.
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Step 1:
Create a new document (File >> New)
New document

Select gradient tool. Set foreground color to #696a6a and background color to #9a9a99
Press and hold shift key and drag mouse from top to bottom.
Now background looks like this:
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Rename this layer as “Background“.
Create a new layer (Layer >> New >> Layer). Rename this layer as “Square“. Select “Rounded Rectangle tool” with 15px radius and set color to #bac014
Press and hold SHIFT key and draw a rounded square shape.
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Right click “Square” layer and select Blending options. Apply following layer style to this rounded square shape.
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Now our button looks like this:
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Step 2:
Create a new layer. Rename the layer to “Ribbon“. Select “rectangle Tool” and set color to #023a5d
Draw a shape as shown below.
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Go to Edit >> Free Transform. And place it as shown below.
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Press and hold CTRL key and click on the ribbon layer. This will load ribbon shape. Select “rectangular Marquee Tool” and select one end as shown in below image.
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Press DEL key to delete the selection. Similar delete extra parts from other end.
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Right click Ribbon layer and select blending options. Apply following layer style to the ribbon layer.
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now our button looks like this:
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Step 3:
Create a new layer just above background layer. Select “rectangle Tool” and set color to black. Draw a small shape on left end of the ribbon, as shown below.
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Similarly add another black shape on other end of the ribbon.
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Step 4:
Create a new layer. Select “text tool” and set color to white. Type some text. Use “Free Transform” to rotate the text and place the text just over the ribbon.
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Step 5:
Create a new layer. Select text tool and type PSYAG in white color
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Apply following layer style to this text layer.
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Now button looks like this:
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Step 6:
Press and hold CTRL key and click on the “Square” layer. This will load rounded square layer.
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Go to Select >> Modify >> Contract and contract the selection by 3px
Select “Rectangular Marquee tool” and make a selection as shown below.
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Set foreground color to #4d2000 and background color to #943e00 Press and hold SHIFT key and drag mouse from top to bottom of the selection.
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Step 7:
Create a new layer. Select text tool and type some text over below shape. Our button is ready. Below is the final image.
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I hope you like the tutorial and you have not faced any trouble in understanding the tutorial.
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Name: Ravi Shekhar
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