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How to make Ice Cubes in Photoshop?

Some kind of long Tutorial to make Ice Cubes in Photoshop, so get ready to be Chilled.

1. Take a new file of size 560x400px with 72 resolution and RGB color mode

2. Pick Pen tool pen-tool and draw the shape like shown below:

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3. Right click anywhere and select Make selection, give 0px in feather and hit ok, stunning-mesh-tut54-2

you will get this:

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4. Create new layer and fill with # 3f8cdc color, Select Burn Tool burn-tool and take smaller brush (10px) and brush on the edges like shown below, also brush insde the box to make it as Cube:

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5. Now Pick Dodge tool dodge-tool and highligh some parts like shown below:

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6. Take new layer and pick Pen tool pen-tool and draw the following shape and fill it with #65b1d8 color:

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7. Again create the following shape with the help of Pen tool pen-tool or Lasso Tool lasso-tool:

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8. Pick Dodge tool dodge-tool and press Ctrl+Shift+I to inverse the selection and then Highlight some parts like shown below:

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9. Again press Ctrl+Shift+I to inverse the selection and then by using Dodge tool dodge-tool Highlight some parts like shown below:

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10. Again Pick Pen Tool pen-tool and create a new layer and make the shape as shown below and then fill it by #65b1d8 color.

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11. Make the selection as shown below by using Pen Tool pen-tool:

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12. Pick Dodge tool dodge-tool and press Ctrl+Shift+I to inverse the selection, Hightlight some parts like shown below:

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13. Press Ctrl+Shift+I to bring selection back and hightlight some parts like shown below by using Dodge Tool dodge-tool:

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14. Now Repeat these steps for the Right Side as shown below:

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15. Create new layer and make the following selection and fill it with #085278 color:

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16. Create some dark shading by using Burn Tool burn-tool, then make the selection like shown below and hightlight some parts by using Dodge tool dodge-tool:

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17. Now make the following selection and Create new layer:

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18. Again by using Burn burn-tool and Dodge tool dodge-tool create some dark and bright shading. Now pick Elliptical Marquee Selection elliptical-marquee-tool tool and draw an ellipse like shown below:

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19. Creat new layer and fill it with same color and then by using Burn burn-tool and Dodge tool dodge-tool create the dark and bright shades like shown below:

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20. Copy this Drop and reduce the sizes and width and paste it on different locations like shown below:

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21. Now select all layers except Background layer and press Ctrl+E to merge all layers, then goto Image >> Adjustment >> Photo Filter, give the following settings:

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You will get something like this result:

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22. Now run the command Image >> Adjustment >> Brightness/Contrast, give the following settings:

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Result should be something like shown below:

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23. Now press Ctrl+J to copy it, press Ctrl+[ to bring it behind original one, reduce the opacity to 11%, you will get this finally:

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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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4 comments

  1. Dude, great post. I wasn’t looking to make any ice cubes but you sure made it interesting to see how it is done. Great share, it’s appreciated.

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  2. amazing tutorial with tips and tricks.

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