Create Blue Speaker

Create Blue Speaker
Create Blue Speaker
Follow the easy steps in this tutorial to learn how to make a blue speaker, suitable for modern interfaces.

Start by creating a new file (File>New) with 1024×768 px and 72 dpi. Take the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to paint the file in black color.

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Take next the Ellipse Tool (U) to represent the primary layer reserved for the loud – speaker.

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The layer’s parameters:
Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Create Blue Speaker

Make two copies of the previously made layer and choose the Free Transform option to change the sizes of the copies and the copies’ placement. The copies’ parameters should be changed too.
The first copy:

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The layer’s parameters:
Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Create Blue Speaker

The second copy:

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The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

Create Blue Speaker
Create Blue Speaker

Next step includes drawing the central part of our loud – speaker, selecting the Ellipse Tool (U) and making the corrections on its shape, applying the Custom Shape Tool (U). The color should be this one: #04183D.

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The layer’s parameters:
Fill 45% on the layers.
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Create Blue Speaker

Apply one more time the Ellipse Tool (U) to finish representing the central part of the loud – speaker. The layer’s color should be #21427A.

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The layer’s parameters:
Blending mode-Linear Burn
Blending Options>Stroke

Create Blue Speaker
Create Blue Speaker

Press on Alt button and make simultaneously a mouse’s click between the previous layer and the middle part of the recently made one. The layers will be placed one on the other.

Create Blue Speaker
Create Blue Speaker

Using the Ellipse Tool (U), we have to represent the next layer of the loud – speaker.

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The layer’s parameters:
Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Inner Shadow

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Gradient’s parameters:

Create Blue Speaker
Create Blue Speaker

Make a copy of the last made layer and choose again the Free Transform option to change the copies’ sizes and apply different parameters for the copies.

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The layer’s parameters:
Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Inner Shadow

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Blending Options>Outer Glow

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Create Blue Speaker
Create Blue Speaker

Now we’ll apply the previous instrument (Ellipse Tool (U)) and represent a circle. For the beginning we’ll represent the outside edges and then press on the Alt button to cut out the inside part of the circle.

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The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Inner Shadow

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Blending Options>Outer Glow

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create Blue Speaker

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Blue Speaker
Create Blue Speaker

Using the same Ellipse Tool (U), we’ll represent the primary layer of the loud – speaker’s clamp.

Create Blue Speaker

The layer’s parameters:
Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create Blue Speaker

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Blue Speaker
Create Blue Speaker

Applying the last instrument, it’s possible to draw the upper part of the speaker’s clamp.

Create Blue Speaker

The layer’s parameters:
Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options>Outer Glow

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create Blue Speaker

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Blue Speaker

Blending Options>Stroke

Create Blue Speaker
Create Blue Speaker

Now we have to combine in a group all the layers composing the speaker’s clamp (press on Ctrl button and mark out the necessary layers. Then make a click on the left mouse’s button to take the marked layers downside on Create a new group option). The group must get the next parameters:
The Opacity is set on 80%.

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Make three copies of the last made group and select Free Transform option to change the sizes for each copy and their position on the picture.

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Representing the loud – speaker came to end!

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