Loading Interface

April 21st, 2008 by ART-D Posted in Adobe Photoshop, Designing

   

Sick of the loading interface? Learn how to make rich loading interface with blending modes, gradients, and tons of layers.

Download out of Internet the same texture, like the next one, having 1280×1024 px and 72 dpi.

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Press CTRL+SHIFT+U

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Set the next parameters for the above downloaded texture’s layer by making a mouse click on the layer we work with in the layers’ panel: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3 

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Next we shall use the Ellipse Tool (U) to represent the primary layer of an abstract element:

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Outer Glow

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Inner Glow

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3 Blending Options>Stroke

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3 

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Next try to represent a circle, colored with #565656. It’s necessary to use for the beginning the Ellipse Tool (U) to represent the outside edges and then press Alt button to cut out the inside element’s part, applying the same tool.

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending mode-Lighten
Blending Options>Inner Glow

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3 

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Using the already known Ellipse Tool (U), try to create the next layer, belonging to the same element:

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Stroke

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

Use the last applied tool to represent the next layer, belonging to the same abstract element we want to get finally:

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Create Loading Interface in Photoshop CS3

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  • Pete

    30/10/2009

    Thanks for this tut, it was fun and I learned a few things!

    Pete

  • Biju Subhash

    18/11/2009

    Thank you for sharing the great tutorial :D

  • Maxi

    06/12/2009

    very cool thanks

  • hot

    31/12/2009

    l like here

  • Javad Alizade

    08/02/2010

    Hi to all

    Thanks sooooooooooooo much . for your fantastic tutorials.

    Wish you LUCK

    Bye to all

  • harli91

    02/04/2010

    nice good efects :)

  • Amitav Roy

    22/07/2010

    Hey, that’s a very nice tutorials.
    Thanks for the share.

  • Shawn

    12/08/2010

    Can you put the psd up so we can download it

    Thanks

  • umakant rai

    13/06/2011

    very nice tutorail? gr8

  • Jonte

    06/04/2012

    Hey! Thanks for a great tutorial! Where can I find the background textures you are using?

    Best regards!

  • Leo Ari Wibowo

    11/12/2012

    Nice tutorial and easy to follow. Thanks for sharing :)

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