off create a new file my file was 500x500 pixels. Then a new layer .
Make a large circular selection in the middle. Fill this with black.
and put the opacity level to 25%.
you will have to make the pattern for the speaker. To do this Create
a new layer. Hide every
other layer EXCEPT the one you are working on by clicking the
next to the layer. Now, using the line tool
make one vertical line and one horizontal that intersect at any point.
like this. Make a VERY small rectangle selection at the point as
Note: I am zoomed in at 600%
go to EDIT>DEFINE PATTERN. Next, erase the two lines that you
just created. Unhide all the layers you previously hid.
CTRL+CLICK on the layer with the big CIRCLE on it so that you have your
circle selection again but are still on the layer that USED to have the
two lines on it. Go to EDIT>FILL and use these settings.
you should have a circle shape with a grid in it. Next CTRL+CLICK on
the big circle again so that you have your circle selection once again.
Create a NEW LAYER .
now with the big circle selection and while on the black layer run a BLACK
TO WHITE GRADIENT from
the bottom right to the top left of the circle. Put the layer
BLANDING MODE to OVERLAY.
one more layer.
CTRL+CLICK on the big circle again. Now go to TRANSFORM
SELECTION. Hold down SHIFT+ALT, and drag down so you have a smaller
circle right in the middle of the big one.
click in the middle of the selection to except it. Now fill this
with a BLACK TO WHITE GRADIENT.
This time from the TOP LEFT TO THE BOTTOM RIGHT. Completely opposite
of your last one. Set your layer BLENDING MODE to OVERLAY.
*Note: You may want
to add a inner bevel effect to the grid layer (layer2) to give it a more
DONE! Now you can add a border if you like. Also you can LINK
all of the layer like this picture, then click the triangle at the top
right of the palette and click MERGE LINKED. Which will flatten your
linked layers into one speaker!
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