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In this Photoshop tutorial I’ll teach you how to make a media icon.

Open a new file (File>New) that would have 450×450 px and 72 dpi.
Select after that Ellipse Tool (U) to represent the primary layer of loud speaker to be next.

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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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Blending Options>Stroke

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Applying the same instrument, represent after that the lowest part of the loud speaker, which layer should be placed a little lower.

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The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Using the same instrument, (Ellipse Tool (U)), represent then the mobile part of the speaker.

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The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Outer Glow

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Blending Options>Inner Glow

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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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Apply the earlier used instrument to create now the inside central part of the loud speaker, colored in #313131

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The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Inner Shadow

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Using again the same instrument, we have to picture now a flare situated on the central loud speaker’s part.

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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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Press Alt button now and make a mouse’s click between the flare’s layer and the speaker’s one and the flare will be applied on the central part only.

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Represent now a ring that would make an outside encircle of our speaker. Select the Ellipse Tool (U) for this operation.

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

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Represent a small indicator near the loud speaker, by choosing the same Ellipse Tool (U).

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The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Using the last instrument, it’s possible to create a white indicator’s layer.

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The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Outer Glow

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Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Now we’ll choose the Custom Shape Tool (U) to select from the table you see next the appropriate cliché we want to introduce in the picture.

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The shape’s color is black one:

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The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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The final result!