Here, I'll teach you how to make a pencil signature. Create a new image 600 x 100 with a transparent background Fill it with pure yellow orange Create a new guide in the middle, horizontally Select one half and move the selection to the middle Drag new guides to split the image into quarters Select the top quarter and increase the brightness (IMAGE>ADJUSTMENTS>BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST) to +20 Select the bottom quarter and decrease to brightness to -20 Create a new layer under the orange layer and fill it with pastel yellow orange. Hide the orange layer by clicking the eye icon next to it Apply noise (FILTER>NOISE) Apply motion blur (FILTER>BLUR>MOTION BLUR) Add shadows and highlights using dodge and burn (CTRL+O) and drag a new guide Make a selection Transform the selection (CTRL+T>PERSPECTIVE) dragging the corners to the center Paint the lead and add a highlight to it with a soft brush Make the orange layer visible and delete the right part Drag a new guide Using the guides as a reference, create an eliptical selection in the middle part, hold SHIFT and make narrower selections on the top and bottom. Invert the selection (SELECT>INVERSE)
Erase part of the orange layer as shown Select the color pastel magenta red Make a new layer and make a 100 x 100 selection on the left side. Fill it with the new color and apply noise using the same settings as before Make a new layer and move the selection to the right. FIll with black, deselect and add gaussian blur (1.0) Reselect (SHIFT+CTRL+D) and make a new layer. Reset the colors (D) reverse them (X) and apply a reflected gradient (CTRL+G) dragging down from the top guide Make a round selection 100 x 100 over the eraser and invert the selection Delete part of the image as shown Use dodge and burn to finish the eraser Make a rounded rectangle (U>10 px radius) and center it. It shouldn't touch the edges Apply an inner bevel Type your name on the label and center it. It shouldn't touch the edges. Apply the same bevel Here's the final product:
Where are the guides?
Fragger, you get my vote on the best tutorials. Im looking foward to your next one. :thumbsup: