Draw a beige-golden switch in Photoshop

Final result:

Step 1

Run the Photoshop program and press the key combination Ctrl + N to create a new document. Next, enter the parameters as shown in the following picture and click OK.

Now we activate the grid, for this we go to the tab View – Show – Grid (View> Show> Grid), then Preview – Snap To – Grid Lines (View> Snap To> Grid). In the first stages of the lesson, you will need a grid in increments of 5 pixels. To do this, go to Editing – Settings – Guides, Grids and Fragments (Edit> Preferences> Guides, Grid Slices), or just press the key combination Ctrl + K. In the dialog box that opens, enter the value 5 opposite Gridline every (Grid line every) and 1 opposite Subdivision (value of division). Also set the mesh color to # a7a7a7. If you have entered all these parameters, you can click OK. Do not be discouraged by the appearance of this grid, since in the future it will greatly facilitate your work.

You should also open the Info panel, for this we go Window – Info (Window> Info) to be able to preview the size and position of the shapes.

Step 2

Set as primary color (foreground color) # e8d8a7, select tool Rounded Rectangle (Rounded Rectangle Tool) and go to the top panel, also known as the tool settings panel. Set the rounding radius to 30 pixels, and create a vector shape with a size of 190 * 60 pixels, while making sure that it remains the selected one.

We continue to work with the tool Rounded Rectangle (Rounded Rectangle Tool), go to the tool settings panel and select the option Add to the shape area (Add button (+)). Add a vector shape of 20 * 10 pixels in size and place it as shown in the second image. Binding to the grid lines is designed to help with this.

Make sure your vector shape is still highlighted, and with the help of the same tool Rounded Rectangle (Rounded Rectangle Tool) add another vector shape measuring 20 * 10 pixels. Place it as shown in the third figure.

Step 3

Go to the palette Layers (Window> Layers), double-click on the vector shape layer created in the previous step, open the dialog box Layer Style (Layer Style). Here we need to activate properties such as Shadow (Drop Shadow), Inner shadow (Inner Shadow), External glow (Outer Glow), Stamping (Bevel and Emboss) and Gradient overlay (Gradient Overlay) and enter the parameters of these properties as shown in the following screenshots.

Shadow: Blend Mode – Normal

Inner shadow: Blend mode – Overlap

External Glow: Blend Mode – Normal

Embossing / Bevel: Style – Inner bevel, Method – Smooth

Gradient Overlay: Blend Mode – Normal

Step 4

Set as primary color (foreground color) # a29261, select tool Rounded Rectangle (Rounded Rectangle Tool). Create a vector shape of 180 * 50 pixels in size, place it as shown in the 1st image, and make sure that this shape is still selected. We continue to work with the Rectangle tool with rounded corners, go to the tool settings panel, and this time click on the icon Subtract the figure area (Subtract button (-)).

Create a vector shape with the size of 170 * 40 pixels and place it as shown in the 2nd figure. Open the dialog box Layer Style (Layers Style) for the newly created vector shape, and enter the parameters as shown in the bottom screenshots.

Gradient Overlay: Blend Mode – Normal

Step 5

Set as primary color # d4c493, select tool Rounded Rectangle (Rounded Rectangle Tool). Next, create a vector shape with the size of 170 * 40 pixels and place it as shown in the 1st figure. Open the dialog box Layer Style (Layers Style) for the newly created vector shape, and enter the parameters as shown in the bottom screenshots. After that we return to the palette. Layers (Layers), double-click on this vector shape and simply rename it to “interior” (“interior”).

Shadow: Blend Mode – Soft Light

Internal Glow: Blend Mode – Normal

Gradient Overlay: Blend Mode – Normal

Step 6

For the next steps of our work, we will need to change the grid resolution. To do this, simply go to Editing – Settings – Guides, Grids and Fragments (Edit> Preferences> Guides, Grid Slices) and enter opposite Gridline every – 1 pixel (before that, you should have had the value 5 there). Set as primary color (foreground color) # ac9c6b, select tool Ellipse (Ellipse Too), draw a circle of 4 pixels in size and place it as shown in the first image. Next, open the dialog box Layer Style (Layers Style) for the newly created vector shape, and enter the parameters as shown in the screenshots below.

Shadow: Blend Mode – Overlap

Inner Shadow: Blend Mode – Multiplication

Step 7

Duplicate the vector shape created in the previous step using the key combination (CTRL + J). Select a copy, drag it to the right and place it as shown in the second image. Again, this should help you bind to the grid lines.

Step 8

Set as primary color (foreground color) # a29261, select tool Rounded Rectangle (Rounded Rectangle Tool). Create a shape with a size of 100 * 44 pixels and place it as shown in the first image below.

Open the dialog box Layer Style (Layers Style) for the newly created vector shape, and enter the parameters as shown in the bottom screenshots.

Shadow: Blend Mode – Multiplication

Inner Shadow: Blend Mode – Overlap

Embossing / bevel: Style – Inner bevel, Method – Smooth

Gradient Overlay: Blend Mode – Normal.

Step 9

Next, duplicate the shape created in the previous step using the key combination (CTRL + J). Go to the palette Layers (Layers), right-click on this copy and select in the context menu that appears Clear Layer Style (Clear Layer Style). Select this copy, lower the level fillings (Fill) to 0%, then open the dialog box. Layer Style (Layers Style) and enter the parameters, as shown in the bottom screenshots.

Shadow: Blend Mode – Normal

Inner Shadow: Blend Mode – Multiplication

Step 10

Next, duplicate the shape created in the previous step using the key combination (CTRL + J). Go to the palette Layers (Layers), right-click on this copy and select in the context menu that appears Clear Layer Style (Clear Layer Style). Staying in the palette Layers (Layers), hold down the Ctrl key and just click on the layer “Interior” (“interior”). This operation will load a simple selection around a vector shape. Make sure the selection is active, select the copy made at the beginning of this step and click on Add layer mask (Add layer mask). At the end, your masked figure should look like the third image in the screenshots below. Now press Ctrl + D to deselect.

Step 11

Again select the masked vector shape made in the previous step, reduce fill (Fill) to 0%, then open the Layer Style dialog box. Check the checkbox opposite Layer Mask Hides Effects (Layer Mask Hides Effects), then activate the property Shadow (Drop Shadow) and enter the parameters shown in the following screenshots.

Blend options: Blend Mode – Normal

Shadow: Blend Mode – Normal

Step 12

Set as primary color # 85bc46, select tool Rounded Rectangle (Rounded Rectangle Tool). Create a 5 * 14 pixel shape and make sure that it still remains selected. Continuing to work with the tool Rounded Rectangle (Rounded Rectangle Tool), go to the tool settings panel, select the option Add to the shape area (Add button (+)) and add two rectangles with rounded corners of 5 * 14 pixels in size, as shown in the 2nd image.

Step 13

Select the vector shape drawn in the previous step and place it as shown below. Open the dialog box Layer Style (Layer Style) and enter the parameters as in the screenshots below.

Shadow: Blend Mode – Overlap

Inner Shadow: Blend Mode – Multiplication

External Glow: Blend Mode – Normal

Internal Glow: Blend Mode – Overlap

Gradient Overlay: Blend Mode – Normal

Step 14

Choose a tool Text (Type Tool) and write “ON”, as shown in the first image. For this purpose you can use the font Latha, bold (Bold), size 15 points (pt), color b6a675. Next, open the dialog box Layer Style (Layer Style) and enter the parameters as in the following pictures.

Shadow: Blend Mode – Overlap

Inner Shadow: Blend Mode – Multiplication

Step 15

Go to the palette Layers (Layers), select this fragment of the text along with all the currently created vector shapes, then right-click on one of these fragments, and in the pop-up menu, select Duplicate layers (Duplicate Layers). Select all copies and drag them a few pixels down, as shown in the first image.

Return to the palette Layers (Layers) and go to your copies.

Select four layers with vector shapes that form a slider with rounded edges, hold down the Shift key and drag them 74 pixels to the right. When done, everything should look like the 2nd figure.

Step 16

Select a piece of text, replace “ON” with “OFF” and place as shown in the first image. Select a masked vector shape, go to Editing – Transformation – flip horizontally (Edit> Transform> Flip Horizontal), then open the dialog box Layer Style (Layer Style) and in the property Shadow (Drop Shadow) change the setting Angle (Angle) to 0.

Shadow: Blend Mode – Normal

Step 17

Well, finally, go to the green vector shape (button illumination) and replace the parameters Layer Style (Layer Style) on those shown in the screenshots below.

Shadow: Blend Mode – Overlap

Inner Shadow: Blend Mode – Multiplication

Gradient Overlay: Blend Mode – Normal

And we did it!

Here you can see the final result of our work:

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