Web Page Design Layout

Web Page Design Layout

This detailed tutorial will take you from the beginning techniques of design to making the a web page design layout using Adobe Photoshop.

Create a new file (File>New), having 900×885px and 72 dpi. Select next the Paint Bucket Tool (G) and paint it in this presented color - #7E7E7E

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Apply for the layer in case the next parameters by making a right mouse’s click on the layer.
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Create now another new layer (Create new layer) of 4×4 px for representing the next texture’s pattern:

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And save it: Edit>Define Pattern
Continue by creating the next layer:

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Apply for this layer the next shown parameters:
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Blending Options>Pattern Overlay

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The next stage includes representing the primary layer of the site’s page of white color, selecting previously the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U)

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We should apply for this layer the next parameters too. Fill 30% on the layer.
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Insert one more layer for the central site’s panel, using the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) of white color:

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Select for this layer the next demonstrated parameters:
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Create the next layer on the site’s header, choosing firstly the Rectangle 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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Next we should represent a stripe of black color on the site’s header zone, applying the Rectangle Tool (U).

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Now we have to represent a lateral menu’s panel on the left page’s part. Firstly represent the primary layer of the menu’s panel, selecting the Rectangle Tool (U).

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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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Divide now the panel of the menu’s button, using the Pencil Tool (B) and represent a dividing stripe:

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The layer with the dividing stripe needs the next parameters: Blending Options>Color Overlay

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Make six copies of the layer containing the dividing stripe and place the copies the way it is shown below:

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Insert on the header the site’s logotype:

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(company)

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(name)

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(slogan…)

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Next step includes selecting the Custom Shape Tool (U) and representing near the logotype a copyright of the white color:

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Next we’ll introduce the titles for the buttons situated on the site’s menu:

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(home)

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(products, downloads, store, support, community)

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Now we have to create a circle on the right part of the menu’s button, applying the Ellipse Tool (U):

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Shadow

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Make five copies of the last made layer and place the copies exactly the way it is demonstrated next picture:

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We have to make some corrections on the right corner of the menu’s buttons panel. For the beginning we’ll mark out all the layers with the small circles (keep pressed the Ctrl button and make a click on the marked buttons), paste them together Ctrl+E. And then select the Rectangular Marquee Tool (M) for marking the zone as it is shown on the next picture. Press Delete button:

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Finished!

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