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Full Mind - Icons, banners, headers... for YOU!
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Icon tutorial - #1 - Photoshop CS

Let's see how we get


We start from this:


1. Crop the image and resize it (I made it 100x100)

2. Create a new layer and fill it with this gradient (I made it):
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Set this layer to overlay, 53%.

3. Create a new layer and fill it with #1a0d29

Set this one to exclusion 100%

4. Create a new layer, fit with #f8e4bd

Set to linear burn 100%

5. Now go to: Layer > New adjustment layer > brightness/contrast.
Brightness: -31
Contrast: +11

6. Now go to: Layer > New adjustment layer > curves.
RGB
input: 104
output: 144

7. Duplicate your base and bring it on top. Set to linear light, 40%

8. Go to Layer > Flatten image

9. Take the dodge tool
Brush size: 8
Exposure: 25%
Go over the eyes.

10. Take the sharpen tool.
Brush size: 8
Strenght: 30%
Go over the eyes and lips.

11.Create a new layer from background (Layer > New > Layer from background...)

12. Let's blend our icon, right click on the layer:

Stroke, white colour, inside, 3px

And we have our Boone icon done:
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