Creating the iPhone icons


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Creating the iPhone icons

In the previous movie we saw how layer styles were crucial in creating the reflections that make the case of the iPhone look metallic. In this tutorial we're going to look at how layer styles were instrumental in making all the icons on the iPhone look realistic. I am going to zoom in on the main core of icons right here and we'll look at individual ones, just as they come in to view here. So right there, right off the bat we see the sun. The sun's got some nice little tones to it. Let's go look at it. I am going to click on the sun itself and you see that the sun has two layer Styles.

It has an Outer Glow and has a Bevel and Emboss. Without it it's just a circle that was given a radial gradient going from a light yellow to a darker yellow. But the Outer Glow and the Bevel and Emboss made it look like the icons that we see on the phone. So if we go in there and turn these back on, you see there are the effects. If we look at the Bevel and Emboss, we see that I made some...

Creating the iPhone icons
Video duration: 3m 34s 5h 56m Intermediate

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Creating the iPhone icons provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Bert Monroy as part of the Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The Tools

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Design
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Illustrator Photoshop
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