Futuristc Blackboard Tutorial

Made by: Nick

Futuristic Blackboard end result

Step 1:


Let’s start out by creating a new file. I used a 700×400 pixels canvas set at 72dpi, and I filled my background with white. Now make a new layer then draw a large gray rectangle with #D5D6D7 color shade of 447 x 223px dimensions.

Step 1 result

Step 2:


Under Layer Style(Layer > Layer Style) add a Drop Shadow, Inner Glow, Gradient Overlay and Stroke blending options to the dark rectangle layer.

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Result:

step 2 result


Step 3:


Create a new layer then draw a large rectangle with a #171719 color and 427 x 204px dimensions on the center of the gray rectangle design.

step 3 result

Step 4:


Under Layer Style(Layer > Layer Style) add a Drop Shadow, Inner Glow and Gradient Overlay blending options to your white hollow circle layer. Then set the layer's blending mode to Soft Light.

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Result:

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Step 5:


Now make a new layer then draw a gray ellipse with a #9A9A9F color  and 36 x 19px dimensions just below the black board.

step 5 result

Step 6:


Under Layer Style(Layer > Layer Style) add a Drop Shadow, Inner Glow and Satin blending options to your gray ellipse layer.

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Result:

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Step 7:


Now select the Rounded Rectangle Tool, above your screen under the options palette choose Fill Pixels, set the radius to 20px and check anti-aliased. In a new layer draw a black rounded rectangle with 19 x 60px dimensions. Then cut the top end of the black rounded rectangle.

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Step 8:


Under Layer Style(Layer > Layer Style) add an Inner Shadow, Inner Glow and Gradient Overlay blending options to your black rounded rectangle layer.

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Result:

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Step 9:


Add the same leg structure design on the left side (duplicate the layer and move it over).

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Step 10:


In a new layer draw a small rectangle with #AEF3FF color, this will be the laser chalk design.

step 10 result


Step 11:


Under Layer Style(Layer > Layer Style) add an Outer Glow and Gradient Overlay blending options to your laser chalk layer.

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Result:

step 11 result


Step 12:


Here we added more "laser chalk" (by duplicating it and using the free transform tool to resize it -- if you want to resize it that is).

step 12 result

Step 13:


Select the Horizontal Type Tool then set the font family to Arial, regular, 40 pt, sharp and #AEF3FF color shade. In a new text layer type a text on the black board.

step 13 result

Step 14:


Under Layer Style(Layer > Layer Style) add an Outer Glow and Gradient Overlay blending options to your text layer.

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Result:

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End Result:


I continued to add the same pattern to the blackboard as well and got what is below as a result, i'm not sure if I like it better without the pattern though, you decide.

Futuristic Blackboard end result

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