Design Studio Web Layout


Learn how to create a simplistic but effective contemporary web layout for your Design Studio.

Open a new file having 555×671 px and 72 dpi, then paint it in this indicated color’s code: 586168.

Design Studio Web Layout

Select after that the following instrument

Design Studio Web Layout

and create a part of the lowest site’s panel:

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

Selecting the same instrument, it’s possible to create the lowest site’s panel in 3 stages.
In the first stage we’ll create the first element (correct its angles with the instrument shown here

Design Studio Web Layout

).
The second stage includes pressing the Shift button and do the rest of the work.
In the third stage keep pressed the Alt button and erase the middle of the figure.

Design Studio Web Layout
Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Drop Shadow

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

Take the next tool

Design Studio Web Layout

and represent a dividing vertical line, colored in 464F56.

Design Studio Web Layout
Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Color Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Stroke

Design Studio Web Layout

Make five copies of this new made layer and place everything the way it is shown in the next picture.

Design Studio Web Layout

Then take the following instrument

Design Studio Web Layout

and create the lowest layer of the central site’s part.

Design Studio Web Layout

Don’t forget to place correctly all the layers, exactly the way it is shown here:
Blending Options-Drop Shadow

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

Take the previous instrument to create this time the element of the site’s header:

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Outer Glow

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

Make use of the next tool

Design Studio Web Layout

to draw one more element reserved for the site’s header:

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Inner Shadow

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Inner Glow

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

Make three copies of the new made layer and place all the copies the way it is indicated below:

Design Studio Web Layout

Then we should represent the site’s header in several stages, the method we used before.
The main instrument is this one:

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.
Correct the angles with the next tool

Design Studio Web Layout

and the openings may be cut out by holding the Alt button.

Design Studio Web Layout
Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Drop Shadow

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Inner Glow

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

Using the next tool now

Design Studio Web Layout

, it’s possible to draw a thin stripe above the middle of the header:

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

Take the indicated tool now

Design Studio Web Layout

and represent a horizontal stripe of black color.

Design Studio Web Layout

Now we should represent several vertical stripes on the header the same way we represented them on the lowest site’s panel (or they may be simply copied).

Design Studio Web Layout

Using the instrument shown here

Design Studio Web Layout

, draw a dividing stripe on the panel of the menu’s buttons.

Design Studio Web Layout
Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

Make two copies of the new made layer and place them the way you may see in the next shown picture.

Design Studio Web Layout

Select next the following tool

Design Studio Web Layout

to represent the layer of deepness on the upper part of the button.

Design Studio Web Layout
Design Studio Web Layout

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

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

Take the same instrument and represent one more layer on the recently made one.

Design Studio Web Layout
Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Drop Shadow

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

For our convenience, we should merge down in a group all the layers, containing the deepness of the upper part with blue setting. Then make three copies of this new made group.

Design Studio Web Layout

Take the next instrument

Design Studio Web Layout

and create one more layer on the central site’s part

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Inner Glow

Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

Design Studio Web Layout

Fill the site’s central part with the next shown text, keeping the demands from the table below:

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(bold text’s type)

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(the rest of the text)

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Insert now by a photo opposite each paragraph.

Design Studio Web Layout

The parameters are the same for all the photos.
Blending Options-Stroke

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Write now the name of the site, being attentive with the demands inserted in the following tables:

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(Design)

Design Studio Web Layout

(Studio)

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The parameters of the Design word:
Blending Options-Outer Glow

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Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

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Blending Options-Color Overlay

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The parameters for the Studio word:
Blending Options-Drop Shadow

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Introduce now the titles for the menu’s buttons situated on the site’s header:

Design Studio Web Layout
Design Studio Web Layout

Take the next instrument and try to represent a continuous line formed of several dots:

Design Studio Web Layout
Design Studio Web Layout

Make a copy of the new made layer and place it the way it is shown here:

Design Studio Web Layout

The last feature includes drawing a stripe on the site’s menu’s buttons, done with the instrument from here

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:

Design Studio Web Layout
Design Studio Web Layout

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Design Studio Web Layout

Gradient’s parameters:

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Design Studio Web Layout

Finished!