Realistic Microphone in Photoshop Tutorial

By | April 4, 2015

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Realistic Microphone in Photoshop Photoshop Tutorial

 

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Step 1

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Create a brand-new File 800 x 800 -rgb, transparent bg

Make a circle with the marquee tool


Step 2.

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Fill of a grid pattern. The best ways to make Grids


Step 3.

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We wish to make our grid nice and spherical

Filter > Distort > spherize.

Use 100 % and run the filter 2X.

Do not deselect.


Step 4.

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Produce a new layer and move it below the mesh layer and name it “head”.


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Develop a light to dark gray slope.

Utilize the round settings and fill the ball so it looks like the image revealed.


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Select the Mesh Layer once again.

Add a bevel and emboss layer style as revealed here.

Set the gloss contour for double ring.

Choose color overlay and make it a light gray color.


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You must have a sphere like the one on the left now, this is our mesh.


Step 8.

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Produce a new slope like the one right here.


Step 9.

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Make a new layer.

Draw a rectangular shape.

Fill it with the new gradient, linear top to bottom.


Step 10.

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We wish to include a little depth, so duplicate the rectangular shape 2X, move both copies underneath the gradient layer.

Fill one copy with white and one copy with black.

 


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Nudge the black rectangle to the right by 1 pixel.

Nudge the white rectangle to the left by 1 pixel.


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Repeat the steps 9-11 except make the rectangular shape narrower as shown in the illustration right here.

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Link all the layer and choose create brand-new set from connected.

Call it head. We now have the mic head finished.

Lets continue to the body in.


Step 13.

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Lets make the shoulder of the mic now …

Produce a new layer above the “head” layer set.

Produce a brand-new rectangular shape.

Full of the very same gradient that we used prior to on the ring around the head.


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Press cmd/Ctl+T totally free change.

Right click and select “perspective”.

Drag the right side of the rectangular shape in as revealed.


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Use the image > Canvas size to englarge the canvas for the rest of the mic.

Create a new rectangle and fill with the slope.


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Free Transform > perspective.

Forming the body of the microphone.


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Darken up the body a bit:.

Press cmd/ctrl+L for levels.

Use the settings I utilized right here, make certain you adjust the extremely bottom highlight slider.


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We now have a darker body for the mic.


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Duplicate the shoulder and move the replicate all the way to the end.


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Use free change to make an endcap as shown.


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Lets add some text.

Create your text and turn it.

Rasterize the text by clicking its name in the layers scheme and choose “rasterize”.

Make a rectanglar choice around the text.


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Lets make the text wrap around the mic:.

Pick filter > distort > spherize.

Set it for 100 % and vertical only.

press ok.


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The type needs to be wrapping around the mic now, if not then use the totally free transform to touch it up.

Step 24.

There you have it, a microphone in Photoshop. I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

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