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Skype Buddy Icon

Photoshop Tutorial



Learn to draw skype buddy icon with this tutorial. Final output of the skype buddy icon can be seen below :-



Create this shape with ellipse tool :-



Apply these layer styles in it:-







Make a selection with elliptical marquee tool. Also create a new layer by pressing shift+control+n.



Press D to change foreground and background color to black and white. Press X to swap the colors. Use gradient tool to fill the selection as shown :-



Change the layer style to screen :-



With the help of rounded rectangle tool, draw this shape. Set the radius to 8 pixel while drawing the shape.



Select Ellipse tool. Press "+" from numeric keypad to add the ellipse to the existing shape.



Send the shape behind the first shape by pressing shift+ctrl+alt+{.



Apply these layer styles in it: -







Control+click on this shape to select it. Create a new layer.



Fill the selection (which is actually a new layer) as shown by selecting #BCCFB3 as foreground color.



Create a new layer. Select Polygonal lasso tool to make a selection as shown :-



Fill the selection with white color.



Add these layer styles in it: -







Use pen tool to draw the shape as shown: -



Apply similar layer style (Gradient overlay) in it as we applied in the face layer. Our Skype buddy is ready to chat :)







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