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Windows 7: Create new styles in Photoshop CS4

30 Aug 2009   #1
Orbital Shark

 
 
Create new styles in Photoshop CS4

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As this is not a Windows related feature i've not put it in the tutorials section


This tutorial/how-to will show you how to create a new style in Adobe Photoshop CS4
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Here's How:

1, With CS4 open, create a new file
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I've selected a relatively small resolution of 240x240, any resolution works

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2, Select the 'Rectangle' tool and draw a new 'Rectangle/Square' then click on a style
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For this i'm using the 'Paperclip' style

3, In the right-hand panel (with the new layer selected), right-click the layer & select 'Blending Options'
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4, Click on the 'Stroke' section then the 'Gradient' fill section
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You need to click within the Gradient to get the custom gradient options

5, You need to double-click each small box (highlighted) and change the colour to one of your choice
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Once done, your new gradient is ready, just click 'OK' then 'OK'
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6, Next, click the dropdown next to the styles selection on the right-hand panel and click 'New Style' and name the new style
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7, Next, in order to have the new style(s) in order, click the dropdown again and select 'Preset Manager'
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You can now drag & drop the styles as you see fit
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That's all there is to it

Enjoy





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30 Aug 2009   #2
usch65

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit RTM
 
 

Very nice Tutorial!
Just was wondering if and how to do that, thanks and +1
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30 Aug 2009   #3
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Great...thanks mate!
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30 Aug 2009   #4
glhf

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

ahh nice tip, will come in handy when making frames =D
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30 Aug 2009   #5
Orbital Shark

 
 

I'm still getting to grips with CS4 but i'm gonna start putting a few Tutorials together
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30 Aug 2009   #6
sergiogarcia9

 

Very nice tutorial could you post it at my site? SF designers - Powered by vBulletin
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30 Aug 2009   #7
Orbital Shark

 
 

Hi guys, just changed the font so that those using the Black theme can read all of it
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