Reflective Orb Tutorial

In this tutorial you can learn how to make a sleek orb with a very interesting reflection.
the result

1. The Background

First of all make a background. I used a 100×100 document with a #9dc6e0 to #92aec6 gradient.
background gradient

2. The Orb

First of all create a new layer. Now make a perfectly round selection in the middle of your document.
(Note: To make a perfect circle, hold shift with making your selection, or use a Fixed Aspect Ratio of 1×1 or equal.
round selection
Now fill the selection with a #3c8dc2 to #1d4978 Radial Gradient.
gradient settings
(Gradient Settings)
drawing the gradient
(Drawing the Gradient)
with the gradient

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