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How to make Envelope Icon in Photoshop?

This is Photoshop Tutorial which you must have read on PSDTUTS, but I’ve done some modifications on it, have a look at, hope you will enjoy making this Tutorial by your own.

1. Take new file of the following size:

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2. Run the command, Layer >> Layer Style >> Gradient Overlay and give the following settings:

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you will get this result

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3. Create new layer and by using Rectangle Marquee Selection tool, make boxes like this and fill these boxes with any color, I’ve placed #6192bd and #e74141 colors):

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4. Press Ctrl+T and right click anywhere and select Skew. While using right middle node push it down to make the following shape and then press <Enter> key.

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5. Create new layer and pick Gradient Tool and make the following gradient:

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6. Press Ctrl+A and fill the layer like below:

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7. Select previous layer on which you made color strip and press Ctrl+J to copy it. Press Ctrl+T and then right click on it and select Flip Horizontal. Then select Move Tool and press Ctrl+A then select Right Aligned from the top property panel.

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8. Now create new layer and then pick Rectangular Marquee tool and draw the rectangle like the following and fill it with any color:

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9. Press Ctrl+T and then right click on it then select Perspective and move top right corner towards the center point to make shape like this:

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10. Now run the command Layer >> Layer Style >> Inner shadow and give the following settings:

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Don’t hit ok, just select Gradient Overlay and make the following gradient:

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Again don’t hit Ok, click on Drop Shadow and give the following settings:

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After hitting OK, you will get this:

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11. Select Right strip and press Ctrl+J to copy it, then press Ctrl+T and rotate it 90 degree and move it towards the bottom center:

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12. Select Bottom folded, which you just make press Ctrl+J to copy it and then press Ctrl+T and right click on it and select Flip Vertical. and move it on top:

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13. Run the command Layer >> Layer Style >> Inner Shadow and change the setting like this:

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This result will come:

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14. Run the commnad Layer >> Layer Style >> Stroke and give the following settings:

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15. Repeat this style for bottom Folder too.

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16. Select top Folder and then run the command Layer >> Layer Style >> Drop shadow and give the following settings:

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you will get this result:

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here is the final result:

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About Wijdan Rohail

A professional Web/Graphic Designer, working as Freelancer since 2000. Designing is my passion, blogging is my hobby.

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