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We media basic software Photoshop novice Xiaobai tutorial (8) -- a case of gradient tool

2022-05-07 21:47:03Nanjing Zhang Chengcheng

The last issue explained the imitation seal tool , It is also widely used , In today's tutorial, let's talk about... In the toolbox “ Gradient tool ”, It can change the color from one color to another , Or from shallow to deep 、 From deep to shallow .

Turn on the computer PS Software , Find... In the toolbox “ Gradient tool ”, Shortcut keys are “G” key , The effect is shown in the figure .


 We media basic software Photoshop Novice Xiaobai tutorial ( 8、 ... and )—— Gradient tool case

Gradient tool

Gradient tools are generally used to make backgrounds , It can also be used to make the effect of text . Using gradient effect can make the picture more vivid , Have a sense of hierarchy . The gradient style can be set in the options bar , Mode has the same effect as layer mode , Reverse is that you can reverse the color you set .


 We media basic software Photoshop Novice Xiaobai tutorial ( 8、 ... and )—— Gradient tool case

Gradient background

Double click the part in the left circle of the figure below, and the dialog box on the right will appear , We click on the pinion , You can load the downloaded gradient color


 We media basic software Photoshop Novice Xiaobai tutorial ( 8、 ... and )—— Gradient tool case

Gradient editor

I can also set the gradient color I want , Click on the circle in the figure below to change the color , Drag it to change the area of the color , Who has more colors and who has less .


 We media basic software Photoshop Novice Xiaobai tutorial ( 8、 ... and )—— Gradient tool case

color control

If you want to change the text into a gradient effect, we can directly click Add Layer Style under the layer .


 We media basic software Photoshop Novice Xiaobai tutorial ( 8、 ... and )—— Gradient tool case

To give the 2 Add a text gradient effect

It's at the bottom of the layer fx Click on the little arrow . Select gradient overlay ( You can look inside , The effect here is very good ).


 We media basic software Photoshop Novice Xiaobai tutorial ( 8、 ... and )—— Gradient tool case

Increase the gradient effect

Click on and set the color we want , Various values , Then click OK , I chose black and white for obvious effect , To tell you the truth, it looks terrible , You can also try to change the text , Pattern overlay , Stroke , What are the effects of projection and so on .


 We media basic software Photoshop Novice Xiaobai tutorial ( 8、 ... and )—— Gradient tool case

Add a gradient effect to the text

use PS Tools to make a sphere and then turn it into a reflection , To enhance the use of gradient tools .

1. Create a new canvas

New canvas , The foreground color is set to light blue , The background color is set to white . Select the color gradient tool , Hold down shift key , Fill... From top to bottom , Here's the picture


 We media basic software Photoshop Novice Xiaobai tutorial ( 8、 ... and )—— Gradient tool case

Gradient canvas

2. Select the ellipse marquee tool , Draw a circular selection

After drawing , Don't release the left mouse button first , Press down shift key , You can draw a circle , After drawing, release the mouse .

Adjust the foreground color to light black , Check the gradient tool , Check the radial gradient tool , Check reverse , Hold down shift key , Fill the circular selection from the center down . Here's the picture


 We media basic software Photoshop Novice Xiaobai tutorial ( 8、 ... and )—— Gradient tool case

Draw a ball


3. Copy our sphere , Pull it down , Then change the transparency of this layer to 40% perhaps 50%, Here's the picture


 We media basic software Photoshop Novice Xiaobai tutorial ( 8、 ... and )—— Gradient tool case

Sphere reflection

There are more effects that can be slowly reflected in our future cases , Now master how this tool is used ? It can be used anywhere . Well, that's all for this issue , See you next time , Bye-bye !

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