Navigation Buttons

This tutorial with guide you through how to make a these cool navigation buttons, which can be used throughout your site. Your result should be similar to this:


Create a new document however big you want your button with a transparent background


Using the Rounded Rectangle Tool with a Radius of 10px, or another Radius depending on the size of your button. The examples above are 48x48 (except the news one) with a Radius of 10px.


Right Click the layer and select Blending Options, use these Blending Options:

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#e7e7e7 to #ffffff


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That gives us the main button area. Now all you have to do is add your own icons and/or text and you have a complete button.