I am having trouble finding help on my own since I do not know the names of these effects. Here’s the reference image:
- How do I replicate the impressed circle effect behind the button? I
tried playing with the inner shadow blending option with a
radial gradient, but I failed to match the spherical depth shown in the image. I also tried using the bevel and emboss option,
and while the produced effect is more accurate, I cannot duplicate
the sharpness of the circle’s edges, as well as the subtle highlight
at its bottom. (I do not know how to add blending options to an
- How do I reproduce the shape of the actual button in Photoshop? I’ve found tutorials on orb-like buttons and flat, raised ones, but the button in the image has a depth and shape that is a combination of the two. (Similar to a flat pebble).
If someone could lead to terms for these effects, that would be really helpful as well.
I created a double gradient effect and added a very faint outerglow for the inner circle to give it some texture.