Halloween Pumpkin Icon

Halloween Pumpkin Icon
This tutorial will show you how to draw a pumpkin, with a scary cut out face for Halloween.

For the beginning we need to represent a new file (File>New) of 512×512 px and 72 dpi. Next try to give the new file with the next demonstrated color, using the Paint Bucket Tool (G).

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Using the Ellipse Tool (U), try to make a circle as the next picture indicates it.

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Find after that Blending Options>Outer Glow by making a mouse click on this layer on the layers’ panel. Set the next shown parameters:

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Set the appropriate gradient now:

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You may see below the gradient’s composing colors:

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You must get the same result demonstrated next image:

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After that we’ll represent another circle, placing it the same way demonstrated below:

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Fill 0% for this layer on the layers’ panel:

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Set the Stroke for the made circle, following the parameters from below:

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We should get a kind of gradient outline, like on the next image:

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Now we’ll select the Pen Tool (P) and represent a triangle, then the Convert Point Tool will be used for adjusting the elements’ tops. Press ALT button while getting a circle with the Ellipse Tool (U).

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Make a copy of the made eye (Ctrl+J) and turn it over with the Free Transform option (Ctrl+T). Then make a circle and select the Rectangle Tool (U) to cut out small rectangles, getting this way the teeth.

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The nose can be made with the Pen Tool (P). We’ve got a kind of mug:

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All the elements need the parameters demonstrated next table:

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This is the result we must get on this stage:

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Try to make now a new circle, adjusting it with the Direct Selection Tool (A).

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Fill 0% for the layer and set the appropriate gradient shown next table:

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We’ve got a highlight:

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Make copies of all the layers, except the one belonging to the background, press Ctrl button to mark out the necessary layers and put them together by pressing Ctrl+E. Turn around the new layer that we’ve got and erase it the same way shown next picture, applying the Eraser Tool (E).

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Finished!