5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Do you want to learn designing an elegant button for your website? Or do you want to learn some techniques that you’ve not known before? Then you’re in the right place! In this tutorial we will create an elegant button in Photoshop with just simple and easy steps to follow.

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Final Product – What You’ll Be Creating

5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Step 1

Create a new document and save it in your local disk drive. In my case I set the width and height to 550×324 pixels. Set the background color to #f0f0f0 and go to Filter>Noise>Add Noise, set the amount to 1.3%, selects Uniform for Distribution. In tools section select Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) set the Radius to 30px and the foreground color to #4b8dd1, then drag it to the document to create a button, it will also create a new layer and name it to “button”.

Set the Radius
5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Step 2

Right Click the layer and select Blending Options then select Stroke Option and set the size to ‘1’; Blend Mode to ‘Multiply’; Opacity to ‘100%’; Color to #477fb9

5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Step 2 Result
5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Step 3

After setting the stroke, select the Gradient Overlay Option and set the Blend Mode to ‘Overlay’; Opacity to ‘32%’; Click the Gradient and the Gradient Editor appears, Double Click the Color Stop and set the color to #ffffff, then select the Opacity Stop on the top right portion and set the Opacity to ‘0’ then Click OK; Angle to ‘-90 degrees’;

5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Step 3 Result
5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Step 4

Once you are done setting the Gradient Overlay Option, Select the Inner Shadow Option set the Blend Mode to ‘Overlay’; Color Shadow to #ffffff; Opacity to ‘47%’; Angles to ’90 degrees‘; Distance to ‘1’ and Size to ‘0’.

5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Step 4 Result
5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Step 5

You’re almost done Good Job! :), Select the Drop Shadow Option and set the Blend Mode to ‘Multiply’; Angle to ’90 degrees’; Distance to ‘2’ and Size to ‘2’ then click OK. Finally, in Tools section, select the Horizontal Type Tool and type ‘Press Me’ or any text you like and set the Color to #285379. Right Click the Text Layer and select Blending Options > Drop Shadow Option then set Blend Mode to ‘Normal’; Opacity to ‘33%’Angle to ’90 degrees’; Distance to ‘1’ then click OK.

5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Step 5 Result
5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Add a text ‘Press Me’
5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

Right Click the new text layer, Blending Options appers.
5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

The Final Result
5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

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5 Easy Steps to Create an Elegant Button in Photoshop

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