Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop

Details

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop
  • Version: CS5
  • Difficulty: Beginner

Final Result

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Step 1

Open a new document size of 800×600 and save it.

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Click on foreground color box and set its color to #111111. Now press ctrl/cmd+backspace to fill the background color with selected color.

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Step 2

Create a new blank layer and name it ‘noise’. Hit ctrl/cmd+backspace again to fill it with same color we used in background.

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Now go to Filter > Noise and add about 2px of monochromatic noise. Change the layer opacity to 50%.

dark simple contact form step 2 2 Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop

Step 3

Now take the rounded rectangle tool with radius of 10px and draw a rectangle about 500×400 dimension. Don’t worry about the color we will add layer styles in a minute. Name the layer as ‘form’.

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Double click the ‘form’ layer and add these layer style. Click OK.

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Step 4

Select the form area by ctrl/cmd+click on the vector mask thumbnail to make a selection with whole form area.

dark simple contact form step 4 1 Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop

Now with the current selection select the marquee tool or hit M in you keyboard. Now press Shift+Alt key together, you will see the mouse cursor changed with a little ‘x’ under the selection cursor. This modified selection tool will select the interacted area of current selection and selection you will draw by the tool. Now make a rectangle area by holding both Shift and Alt in same time like the preview.

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So finally you will select some portion of the top of the rectangle.

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Step 5

Create a blank new layer with the selection active and fill the selection with any color by pressing alt+backspace. Name the layer to ‘header’. Now double click the layer and add these layer styles.

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The form now should look like this

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Add some guide for easily align the form elements.

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Step 6

Create a rounded rectangle with 10px radius like the preview and add these layer styles.

dark simple contact form step 6 1 Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop

Add some text with color of #444444 and group it with the input box rounded rectangle. The input box should look like the images below. I have copied three times and changed the text.

dark simple contact form step 6 2 Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop

For the password I have added bullet point. Typing bullet point is little tricky! To type bullet, hold down alt key then type 0149 (alt+0149) then release alt key. The final result will look like this.

dark simple contact form step 6 3 Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop

Step 7

Let’s add a nice looking submit button. Make a rounded rectangle shape with 20px and about 150px width and 50px height.

dark simple contact form step 7 1 Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop

Add some layer styles you see below.

dark simple contact form step 7 2 Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop

Add some text with layer styles gray to white gradient and drop shadow. I used the font ‘Myriad pro’ with semi bold font face. You are free to use any other fonts.

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Step 8

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Now save this png above, add and resize it like the preview.

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Desaturate it using Hue/Saturation adjustment layer. Now group all element of the submit button to one and name the group to ‘submit’.

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Let’s make a hover or Mouse down state for the submit button. Duplicate the submit button group and hide/delete the Hue/Saturation adjustment layer. The big idea is when we press the button the oval will look green icon smile Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop

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Now modify the adjustment layer a little to differentiate the button state. Remove stroke, modify Drop shadow and inner shadow and other styles remains same.

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Final result should look something like this. If you have anything to ask please comment and we can discuss it there.

dark simple contact form final Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop
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About Sisir

Hello! I am a freelance graphic designer, developer and engineer based on Bangladesh. I like my PC, my coffee cup and Internet.

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8 Responses to Designing a Simple Dark Registration Form Using Photoshop

  1. Shaon June 26, 2011 at 12:02 pm #

    nice job dude!
    hope to see a full design tutorial of a site..

    • Sisir June 26, 2011 at 12:10 pm #

      Glad you liked it! Stay tuned we will publish a series of website design tutorial soon.

  2. web site design July 29, 2011 at 1:30 am #

    This will help my website design in Kentucky!

  3. Vector Gallery Reviews August 4, 2011 at 7:12 pm #

    This is a very nice! I will add your website to useful link list of my blog, is that OK?

  4. Robbi Whitver August 5, 2011 at 10:16 am #

    It’s useful for me.Thanks for sharing.

  5. Kelly Dalluge August 31, 2011 at 1:06 am #

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    I like to check out your site a couple times a week for new entries. I was wondering if you have any other topics you write about?

  6. ajay September 27, 2011 at 7:29 am #

    sir application is very super but i have 1 doubt which is how to give validation to that form

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