Draw a futuristic logo in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will create a futuristic metal logo using vector and text objects in combination with layer styles.

Final result:

Lesson resources:

Step 1

Create a new document in Photoshop (Ctrl + N) with a size of 1000×1000 pixels.

Step 2

Choose a tool Fill (Paint Bucket Tool) (G) and fill the background layer with the color # 111111.

Step 3

Insert a metallic texture with a small amount of wear and reduce the opacity to 30%.

Step 4

Choose a tool Ellipse (Ellipse Tool) (U) and create a white oval.

Step 5

Double click on the layer with an oval to open the style window. Apply the following styles:

Gradient overlay (Gradient Overlay):

Stroke (Stroke):

Stamping (Bevel Emboss):

Step 8

Casting a shadow (Drop Shadow):

After applying the styles you get such a metal shell.

Step 6

Create a white oval inside the previous one.

Step 7

Apply the following styles to it:

Stroke (Stroke):

Color overlay (Color Overlay):

Internal glow (Inner Glow):

External glow (Outer Glow):

To make the interior more voluminous, apply the style Stamping (Bevel Emboss).

Apply style Pattern overlay (Pattern Overlay) and select one of the metal textures.


Step 8

Choose a tool Horizontal text (Horizontal Type Tool) (T), select the font “Neuropole” and write the word “Soulz” in white.

Step 9

Apply the following styles to the text layer:

Stroke (Stroke):

Gradient overlay (Gradient Overlay):

Stamping (Bevel Emboss):

Casting a shadow (Drop Shadow):

Step 10

Create a copy of the text layer (Ctrl + J), reduce the Fill to 0% and open the style window. Turn off all styles except style. Stamping (Bevel Emboss). Change its parameters:

Step 11

Create another copy of the text layer and change the style settings. Stamping (Bevel Emboss):


I added a camera icon inside the letter O to create a tech look.

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