Dark Metal Web Button


Learn how to create a Dark Metal stylish button perfect for a nav bar using Adobe Photoshop.

First make a new document. I choose the size 400×400 pixels.

Now click on the New Layer button.

Now right click on the little blob that’s the Custom Shape Tool and go to Rounded Rectangular Tool.

Now make sure you have the same settings. Then click and drag to what size and shape you wish to have.

Here is what I have.

Now right click on that layer and go to Blending Options.

You can now add the following.
Inner Shadow

Bevel and Emboss

Gradient Overlay

Stroke

Now get the Rectangular Marquee Tool out and make a new layer on top of the previous.

Now make a rectangle smaller than the previous. And fill it in with black


Now Right Click that layer and go to Blending Options.
Add the following
Inner Shadow

Outer Shadow

Bevel and Emboss

Gradient Overlay

Now add some text and add the following in Blending Options.
Drop Shadow

Bevel and Emboss

Gradient Overlay

And now you are finished.
My final result:

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