Professional Header

Professional Header
Professional Header

1) Create a new image 700×160 with transparent background. Rename this layer as “background”
2) Fill the background with #adacac.

Professional Header

3) Create a new layer, rename this layer as “header”, make a selection and fill it with any color.

Professional Header

4) Right click the header layer and choose Blending Options, use these settings:
Drop shadow:

Professional Header

Inner glow:

Professional Header

Gradient overlay: use these colors #6f6f6e —> #9b9a99

Professional Header
Professional Header

Stroke:

Professional Header

The result is:

Professional Header

5) Create a new layer, rename this layer as “menu”.
6) Select the Rounded Rectangle Tool and draw a shape similar to this:

Professional Header

7) Right click the menu layer and choose Rasterize Layer.

Professional Header

Right click the menu layer and choose Blending Options, use these settings:
Inner Shadow:

Professional Header

Outer Glow:

Professional Header

The result is:

Professional Header

9) Finally add some text for the links, a text title, an image and you are finished.
The final result is:

Professional Header
Professional Header