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This will teach you and give you the basics how to create a sign.

Create a new file with the dimensions indicated here: 1024×768 px and 72 dpi. Finishing creating it, paint it in black color.

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Choose then the following tool

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to select from the table an appropriate cliché for that you are intending to do next.

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The color should be D51717. Make a click on the right mouse’s button on the triangle’s layer and apply Free Transform selection to turn it on that angle you may see in the picture below:

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Take the next instrument

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to create another triangle inside of that one we already have. Its color is D7D7D7.

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Selecting the same instrument, it’s possible to draw a flare on the upper half of the sign.

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Fill 20% on the layers.
Blending Options-Inner Glow

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Create now a new layer and mark this layer and the previous one.
Click on the Merge Layers option and make use of the next instrument

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to erase the lowest part of the flare.

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Selecting the instrument shown here

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, draw a fire indicator with black color.

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Don’t forget to place the fire’s layer under the flare’s layer.

Fill 70% on the layers.

For your convenience now we should merge down in a group all the layers containing the indicator.

Make a copy of this new group and make use of Free Transform selection to turn it around. Then click on this figure shown here

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and apply the instrument shown here

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to dark out the sign’s reflection. It should have the black color.

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The final result!

View full size here.