Mac – Colorful Design
Here are demonstrated the parameters for the Blending Options>Gradient Overlay:
Fill 0% on the layers’ palette for the last made layer to get the same result from below:
Make a copy of the last layer (Ctrl+J), placing it a little lower as the next model indicates it.
Choose on this stage the Brush Tool (B) and then select the same brush out of the table we have below:
Represent a line on a new layer the same way it is shown below:
Select the next shown parameters for Blending Options – Drop Shadow.
Blending Options – Outer Glow
Blending Options – Bevel and Emboss
Now we’ll represent the shadow for the apple, but for this operation we’ll apply the brush on a new layer.
Insert a kind of spot, transforming it after that with Free Transform option (Ctrl+T) into a flat shadow.
Place the layer containing the shadow under the apple’s one.
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Inspired from Fruity Apples by Benjigarner