Plasma TV Tutorial

Made by: Nick

plasma tv result


Step 1:



Let’s start out by creating a new file. I used a 600×500 pixels canvas set at 72dpi, and I filled my background with white. Now create a new layer then draw a large rectangle with #0A0A0A color shade and 396×233 px dimensions.

create a rectangle


Step 2:



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

shadow settings
gradient settings
stroke settings


Result:



step 2 result

Step 3:



In a new layer draw a gray rectangle with #545559 color shade and 379×212 px dimensions.

step 3 result


Step 4:



Under Layer Style(Layer > Layer Style) add an Inner Shadow, Outer Glow, Inner Glow and Gradient Overlay blending options to the gray rectangle layer.

inner shadow settings
outer glow settings
inner glow settings
gradient overlay settings
stroke step 4 settings

Result:



step 4 settings


Step 5:



Create a new layer, just below the screen design draw a thin gray rectangle with #B7B3B4 color shade and 396×5 px dimensions.

step 5 result

Step 6:


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

shadow step 6 settings
inner glow step 6 settings
gradient overlay step 6 settings


Result:



step 6 result

Step 7:



Create a new layer then draw another thin rectangle with #14181B color shade and 396 x 13 px dimensions.

step 7 result

Step 8:



Select the Horizontal Type Tool then set the font family to Arial, bold, 7 pt, smooth and white color shade. In a new text layer type 'JVC' on the bottom end of the plasma. Then in a new layer brush a small shade of #32D9FF just below the JVC text.

step 8 result

Step 9:



Create a new layer then draw a small white rectangle with 36x19 px dimensions below the plasma design, make sure you place this layer behind all current layers on the Layers Window.

step 9 result

Step 10:



Under Layer Style(Layer > Layer Style) add an Inner Shadow and Satin blending options to your small white rounded rectangle layer.

step 10 inner shadow
step 10 satin settings


Result:



step 10 result

Step 11:



Create a new layer, using your Polygonal Lasso Tool create the slanted shape with #53585B color shade shown below.

step 11 result


Step 12:



Under Layer Style(Layer > Layer Style) add a Drop Shadow, Inner Shadow, Satin and Gradient Overlay blending options to your slanted rectangle layer.

step 12 drop shadow
step 12 satin
step 12 gradient overlay

The inner shadow settings should be left as defualt (change them if you wish to get a different result).

Result:



step 12 result

End Result

I added a bit of a reflection and some smoke to the screen for kicks, but yours should look very similar to this:
plasma tv result

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