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Create a new file that would have 400×400 px and 72 dpi. Paint it in black, exactly the same way it is done below.

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Select the next instrument

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to represent three circles (keeping pressed the Shift button represent firstly the upper circle, then the middle one and finally the lowest one) with the sizes indicated next picture.

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters.

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Copy the new made layer 2 times and minimize one copy with Free Transform selection. Fill 0% on the layers and apply the demonstrated parameters below.

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Blending Options-Stroke

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Gradient’s parameters.

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The second copy must be minimized too. Fill 0% on the layers and apply the next instrument

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(holding the Alt button) to represent an ellipse which will delete the unnecessary part. Use the sizes from next step.

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters.

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Add next the text, keeping the type, size and the color indicated in the next table.

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Merge down now all the layers, representing the blue icon with S letter in a group (CTRL+SHIFT+E). Copy the new made group and apply Free Transform action to turn it around. Click on this

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on the layers and make use of the next instrument, exactly like it is demonstrated next step.

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The final result is this one!