Creating Emoticon

Creating Emoticon
Creating Emoticon

Create a new file having 400×400 px and 72 dpi.
Using the next tool

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, try to draw a wing’s silhouette.

Creating Emoticon
Creating Emoticon

Fill 0% on the layers:
Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options-Stroke

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Make a copy of the new made layer and then apply the Free Transform option to turn it around on 180 degrees. Select after that another tool shown here

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and make the shown changes below in the picture. Place everything the same way it is demonstrated below.

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Select the previous instrument

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to draw a silhouette of a hand now.

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options-Stroke

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Take another tool

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and represent an ellipse:

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Blending Options-Inner Shadow

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Blending Options-Inner Glow

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Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options-Stroke

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Selecting the same instrument, try to represent the lowest layer of the eye to be. Paint it in white color.

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Blending Options-Inner Shadow

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Take the next instrument

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and represent the eye’s pupil.

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When taking the following tool

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, it’s possible to draw a flare inside the eye.

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Creating Emoticon

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’ s parameters:

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We should merge down all the layers composing the eye in a group now.
Make a copy of this group and apply Free Transform selection to increase it a little.
Place the eye’s pupil and the flare in the central part like it is demonstrated in the picture from below:

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Select the next tool

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to draw the silhouette of the other hand.

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Creating Emoticon

Blending Options-Drop Shadow

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Select the used before instrument

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and draw a circle.

Creating Emoticon

Blending Options-Inner Shadow

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Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options-Stroke

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Make a copy of the new made layer and make use of the Free Transform option to increase it a little and place it the way you may see below.

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Using the last instrument, it’s possible to draw one more circle.

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options-Stroke

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Make a copy of the new represented layer and make use again of the Free Transform option to minimize it a little and place it the way you may see below:

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Select the next instrument

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and create an ellipse colored in this shown color – FFFFD1.

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Blending Options-Stroke

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Make two copies of this new made layer and apply again Free Transform option to make the changes in the ellipses’ sizes. Place everything the same way it is demonstrated here:

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For your convenience, now we should merge down all the layers containing those three recently made ellipses in a group.
Make a copy of this group and use Free Transform option to minimize it a little and place it the same way it is shown here.

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The final result is this one!