While holding down the CTRL key, click on the “ribbon front” layer to select it. Then create two layers named “ribbon front left refl” and “ribbon front right refl” on top of the “PREMIUM QUALITY” text layer.
Applying the same technique that we used earlier, subtract the necessary areas of selection with the Oval Tool, as shown in the figure. Then fill the selection with white:
Reduce the “Opacity” of both layers to 20%:
While holding down the CTRL key, click on the “shield outer” layer to select it. Create a new layer under it called “shield shadow”, and fill the selection with black. Then, using the command Edit> Transform Path> Zoom, squeeze the black shape down: Continue reading
Press D to change the default layout of colors. Then, while holding down the Ctrl key, click on the thumbnail of the “shield outer” layer to select it. Go to Selection> Modification> Compress. For Compression, set the value to 15 pixels:
With the selection still active, create a new layer on top of the “shield outer” layer. To do this, click on the “Create a new layer” button at the bottom of the layers palette. Fill the selection with black (Alt + Backspace):
Deselect – Selection> Deselect (Ctrl + D). Rename the created layer to “shield base mid”:
Double-click on the “shield base mid” layer to open the Layer Styles window. Enter the values shown in the figure below for the “Internal Glow” style: Continue reading
5. Adding crumbs
Create a work path from the text, create a new layer below layer 1, name it Crumbs and circle the outline with the Crumbs brush:
Double-click on the crumbs layer to apply the following styles to it.
Add an Embossing style with the following parameter values:
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