MP3 Player Illustration

Design an MP3 player with this tutorial.

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Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Begin by representing a new file (File>New) with 1024×768 px and 72 dpi.

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Using the Rectangle Tool (U), try to make the background of the picture to be next.

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Set the layers parameters by making a mouse’s click on the layer on the layers palette Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Select after that the Rectangle Tool (U) and represent several elements for the background, copying them by pressing Alt button and shifting the mouse. Their placement may be corrected, using the buttons on the keyboard. Try to make all the elements look like in the picture below. The layer’s parameters: Opacity 82%, Fill 0%

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Make a copy of the last made layer and apply the Free Transform option to turn over the copy. Blur out the bottom tops for a perspective effect, selecting before this the Convert Point Tool.

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3Choose now the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the primary layer of the media player corps.

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

The next layer may be represented with the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U).

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Using the same instrument, try to represent the primary layer for our player’s display, having the black color.

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

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Next we’ll use the Rectangle Tool (U) to create the player’s screen of white color.

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Try to create now the primary layer of the play indicator, choosing previously the Rectangle Tool (U) The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Stroke

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Selecting the last instrument, it’s possible to represent the play indicator itself.

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Create MP3 Player Illustration in Photoshop CS3

Next we have to write the player’s name.

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