15
Feb
2013

Woven Navigation Bar in Photoshop

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In this Photoshop tutorial, we will make a woven type navigation bar. Tutorial is very easy and should take 10-15 minutes.

  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Estimated Completion Time: 10 minutes


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

Create a new layer (Layer >> New >> Layer). Select paint bucket tool.


Fill the layer with #981300 color.
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Step 2:
Select “Rounded Rectangular Tool” with radius 8px and #000000 color


Draw a navigation bar and change opacity to 50%
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Step 3:
Create a new layer (Layer >> New Layer). Select “Rectangle tool”. Set color to #b84208 and draw a shape as shown in below image.
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Step 4:
Create a new layer. Select “Ellipse tool” and color to black. Draw a ellipse shape as shown in below image.
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Right click the layer and select Rasterize Layer. Now go to Filter >> Blur >> Gaussian Blur and apply following.
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Select rectangular marquee tool and select top 50% of the ellipse shape and press delete key.
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Change opacity to 65% It will now look like this.
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Step 5:
Now we will create bottom shadow. Right click the top ellipse shape and select “Duplicate Layer”. This will create duplicate shape of top shadow. Drag the shape to bottom. Now go to Edit >> Transform >> Flip Vertical

Our Navigation bar will now look like this.
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Step 6:
Create a new layer, select “text tool” and type menu links text with #FFFFFF color.
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I hope you like the tutorial. You can also download the PSD file of this tutorial free!!!
Download PSD file

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Name: Ravi Shekhar
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