Windows Vista Logo Photoshop Tutorial

One click with Brush Tool to create shine similar to mine.

shiny white

Set ~30% transparency.

shadow preview

OK, we need the backgroung more glossy.
Create a new layer “sbottom”
Hold down CTRL and click to the “circle2” layer.
Use Brush Tool # 3fb9ea and create a light blue shade at the bottom.

shiny effect

shiny effect preview

Repeat this action with the top part of your logo.
#6f87a3 color

shine effect

It’s time to add some shadows to the window icon. Merge the window folder (CTRL+E),
And add a shadow.

drop shadow

We are almost done. To make the windows icon more wavy apply this Gradient Overlay:

final touch

That’s it!

vista logo tutorial

At the end you can add a reflection. Turn off the background (white locked layer at the bottom), merge all layers (CTRL+SHIFT+E). Create a copy of that layer (CTRL+J), then CTRL+T / Flip Vertical. Move down the layer and use Eraser Tool to delete bottom part. Set transparency to 20% or less.

mirror effect

Congratulations, Your are done!

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