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How to make PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop Tutorial?

Today we are going to make a PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop. A lot of things for you to learn. We will be using different color-scheme instead of traditional color-scheme. It will be a long tutorial so be prepared mentally for that. So enjoy making it.

Here is the Final Result of PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop:

1. Lets start with new file in Photoshop, having size of 560×400 px, with RGB color mode and 72 DPI.

2. Now goto Layer Panel and click on Create a new Group icon  and rename it “Left Part”, we will be making left side of Joystick in it:

2. Now pick Ellipse Tool  and draw a circle of size 150×150 px by holding Shift key, color don’t matter:

3. Run the command, Layer >> Layer Style >> Gradient Overlay and make the following gradient:

4. Again run the command, Layer >> Layer Style >> Bevel & Emboss and give the following settings:

you will get the following:

5. Now pick Rounded Rectangle Tool , give the radius to 5 px from the above property panel and draw a long rectangle as shown below:

6. Press Ctrl+J to duplicate it, then Press Ctrl+T to transform and rotate it to 90 degree, then select both rectangles and press Ctrl+E to merge both:

6. Give it the following properties:

cross would become like this:

7. By using Pen Tool , make the following shape over it:

8. Right click on the layer name of previously made Cross shape and select Copy Layer Style and then right click on newly created shape and select Paste layer style, you will get this:

9. Double click on the Bevel & Emboss layer style and change the style from Inner Bevel to Pillow Emboss:

you will get this:

10. Now duplicate this shape three times and place at the following position:

11. Right click on the name of any of these four shapes and select Copy Layer Styles and Now draw a small triangle over it:

12. Right click on its layer name and select Paste Layer Style, then press Ctrl+J 3 times to duplicate this shape and adjust them accordingly as shown below:

13. Now pick Ellipse tool PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop again and draw a smaller circle below all objects layer, as shown below and then right click on its layer name and select Rasterize Layer:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

14. Pick Pen tool  and make the following shape:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

15. Right click anywhere and select Make Selection, give 0 in Feather and then fill the selection by any color:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

16. Give it the following layer Styles:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

This kind of result should come:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

17. All this work done so far would be inside the group Left Part, now right click over the name of Group in Layer Panel and select Duplicate Group, Rename it as Right part:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

Then Remove the 4 directional Arrows and its base, but leave the Cross:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

18. Press Ctrl+T (for transform), then right click over it and select Flip Horizontal. Move it towards the right side:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

19. Now we will be doing some work while remaining in Right Part group. First we are going to add some Circles and applying same gradient as we applied over the Directional Arrows as:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

20. Now we are going to make Triangle, Circle, Square and Cross over these buttons, you can use Custom Shape Tool to draw over it. Just give them different colors, reduce layer opacity to 75% and give them a simple drop shadow:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

21. Create another Group, name it Circle1, and draw another Circle at the following position:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

apply the following gradient:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

you will get this:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

22. Duplicate this circle, reduce the size and reverse the gradient, like:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

then apply the following Layer Styles:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

you will get this:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

23. Now duplicate this group and move it towards right as:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

24. Draw a small strip behind every object at the following location:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

25. Apply the following Gradient and Bevel & Emboss:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

26. Now take another Large rectangle behind every object and apply the same style as we applied for small strip as:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

27. Now I’ve given some text and buttons over it, by copy/pasting existing styles, and will get:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

28. After giving some detailing, we will be having Final result of our PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop:

PlayStation Joystick in Photoshop

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