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Create a Time is Money hour glass in photoshop

6 February 2009 No Comment

hour-glass2 Create a Time is Money hour glass in photoshop In this tutorial we will learn how to create an hourglass.

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This tutorial is for intermediate users. Beginners may find little difficult to follow.

Open a new document 500 x 500 pix.

Create a new layer. Fill it with a dark color. Preferably black.

Select the Ellipse tool (U). Go to the Custom shape tool and click the Geometry Options. Enter the values as below.

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Click on the canvas. Place it at little above bottom, center. Goto the Filters > Render >Fiber.

Select the background color to #c38140 and foreground color to #804426.

Press the randomize button to get exact result.
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From the transform menu, Rotate 90 degree. The wood material is now horizontal.
Set the vertical scale to 16%.

We have now created the first ellipse, will make some modification and create a second ellipse.

Change the ellipse diameter to 245. Select the layer and duplicate it 15 times.

Tip: Press Alt and use the up arrow key 15 times. Release the Alt key. Select these duplicated  15 layers and merge it (clrl+E).

Place it in between the white ellipses as below.

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Apply the same fiber texture, which will be vertical.(center part)

To make it like a disc, apply some depth. Apply gradient fill as below.

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And apply the drop shadow as below.

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Duplicating the base or start making with ellipse as we did for the base layers.

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Apply bevel settings.

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The result for the duplicated layer will be like this.

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Now duplicate all layer and mirror it. Change the settings of the gradient depth to reverse in the gradient settings panel.

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Next lets make a pipe. and apply gold color to it.

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We have not applied a strong shiny color here. If you wish to make it more shiny you can do it by adjusting the above gold gradient colors.

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Add some rings and bend it as shown below. Select the shape > Transform > Warp > Select Arc from the drop down menu.
Change the settings to 20 |10 |0 |-10|-20 respectively.

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On the rod put on either side, giving equal distance from the end.

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To make the glass shape. Start with 1/4 design as below. Then add the remaining by duplicating it. Merge all the layers. name it glass.

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Select the  glass shape.  From the Select Menu on top > got to Modify > Contract. Give value around  15 – 20.
Apply feather around 25px. Hit delete. If you are not happy with the transparency hit the delete button, keeping the same selection on.

Next make a shape for glass reflection. ( Refer previous tutorial )

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Apply Gaussian blur around 4. Adjust to get a fine result by using preview.

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Lets create some sand inside the glass. Draw a shape as below and fill it with color – #e1d2b1.

Apply sandstone texture from the filters menu. Again make a similar layer and change the hue.

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Select the brush tool and make some spray using white and yellow color.
Add some gold coin image  and give outer glow element around 50 px. ( Refer previous tutorial )

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Final result.

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