1.First create a new file Go to file -> New or cntl + N
width = 8 inch
Height = 6 inch
Resolution = 300
Background color = Grey
2.Then create new layer Go to Layer -> New -> Layer or use
the short cut Shift+cntl+N. Select Elliptical Marquee tool,
then select fixed size 5inch X 5 inch and draw a round and
filled it with white using paint packet tool or Edit -> Fill.
Then Go to Select -> Modify -> Contract -> value 15
Now Create new layer then Go to Edit -> Stroke and apply
stroke with the following values.
Width - 30px
Color - Black
Now it's a simple method to create the Football's outline.
Select elliptical marquee tool with the
fixed size 3.5 in X 3.5 in and move the round
using the move tool (see the step 5), then delete
this particular area.
Do the same like this.
Select Polygon tool and draw a polygon in black color.
Then Go to Edit - Transform- Free transform and right click the mouse button and select the "distort" and adjust the polygon like this.
Then duplicate the polygon and arrange it like this.
Create new layer and select brush tool with gray color and the brush size is 12px and the hardness is 100.Now draw the lines(see step 10).It's easy to create straight line.First click the
starting point and hold shift key and click the end
Add bevel effect to the lines.simply double click the layer to select blending option or Go to layer -> layer style -> blending option and add this following values,
color overlay - white
Bevel - see the step 11
Now create the football's shadow.See the details below.
Now merge all layers (hold cntl key
then select the layers then cntl+E to merge) except
background and shadow layer.Then delete the
This image is my image collection and I used this grass to the football's background.
Now select the grass layer and then send it to back to the football layer.(Go to Layer -> Arrange -> send backward)
select the football layer and then go to Select -> Load selection -> press ok.
Now the ball is in load selection, then apply the gradient to the following values (see the image below).
Then adjust the football's color.
Select the all black color area in ball's outside using Magic wand tool.
It's a final and important step of this tutorial. select all the outside black parts of the ball then go to Filter -> Artistic -> Plastic warp, then apply the following values. (see the step)
This is the final image.Hope you all enjoy this tutorial.Take care.