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Beveled Button Made Easy

ades Web Layout Jul 29, 2004

Note: This tutorial is done by Adobe Photoshop 7.0

1. Open a new window with:

Width:150pixels
Height:100pixels
Resolution: 72 pixels/inch
Mode:RGB color
Contents:White

Make a new layer ( image 1 ). Then chose Rounded Rectangular Tool and make a button shape like at the left.

image 2

image 3

2. Next right click on the layer you made and choose blending options. Do as shown below. And click OK.

image 4

image 5

3. By now your button should look like this.

image 6

4. Now Ctrl+Click on the layer to select it.

image 7

Then go to Select > Modify > Contract, Contract by 3 pixels. Now make a new layer ( image 1 ) and fill it with the same color as shown to the left.

image 9

5. Right click on the layer 3 and chose blending options.

And do as shown below, don't forget to tick Reverse. Otherwise you won't get the effect. Click OK, you are done!

image 10

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6. Here is your Beveled Button

Beveled Button Made Easy

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