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Huge List of Adobe Photoshop Tutorial Sites, Search Engines, & Directories - A huge list of Adobe Photoshop tutorial resources as well as Photoshop directories & search engines.
A Roundup of the Best Photoshop Logo Design Tutorials Online - I have collected the top Photoshop Logo Design tutorials online and listed them for you below. There are also plenty of Web 2.0 Logo Design tutorials as well.
Photoshop Tutorials - Beveled Buttons - Start with a document size of 100x100. Draw a circle with the elliptical marquee tool. In this example it was a 75x75 circle.
Photoshop Tutorials - How to Make Web Buttons - Creating the button shape: In a new layer, which I'll refer to as the "web button layer", select a circular area with the selection tool.
Photoshop Tutorials - How to make Metallic Buttons and Menus - This Tutorials shows how to use Gradient Overlays and the Gloss Contour option to change your buttons and menus from play-dough to realistic silver and gold. (This Tutorials requires Photoshop CS, 7.0 or 6.0.)
Photoshop Tutorials - Modern Buttons - Create some nice crisp modern navigation buttons for your site layout.
Photoshop Tutorials - Glossy Buttons - Add a glossy finish to your buttons or other nifty shapes.
Photoshop Tutorials - Inset Buttons - Make buttons look like they are inset into the surface of an interface, skin, etc.
Photoshop Tutorials - 3D Beveled Button - A quick way to get a beveled, 3D button effect in Photoshop.
Photoshop Tutorials - Rounded Edges - Apply rounded edges in your design using the basic selection techniques.
Photoshop Tutorials - Blood Button Effect - Make A Good Button Effect in Photoshop its very easy then click here...
Photoshop Tutorials - Simple Button - Create a simple 3D button. best for newbies.
Photoshop Tutorials - 3-D Buttons - Create 3-D buttons quickly and easily.
Photoshop Tutorials - Pill Buttons - Learn how to create and utilize these versatile buttons for your web sites.
Photoshop Tutorials - Aqua Style Button with Photoshop - Learn how to make a realistic aqua style button with Photoshop.
Tutorials - The Super Button - Easy method to
create buttons in minutes by using the lighting effect.
Photoshop Tutorials - How to make web buttons - Most web buttons are flat and lifeless. This web button Tutorials demonstrates how to make a nice rounded web button, and goes through the various layers of the web button, including the bevelling of the web button, and adding a light layer to the web button.
Photoshop Tutorials - Creating A Gel Button - There are many ways to create Aqua like buttons. The Tutorials below is a simple example that you can build on to create your own translucent objects.
Photoshop Tutorials - Basic Button - Learn how to create a Basic Button in easy steps.
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