Easy Steps To Create Apple Logo In Photoshop

Henna Ray by Henna Ray Tweet - in Photoshop - 3 min read

Last updated on July 3rd, 2018

The Apple logo is one of the most appreciated for its symbolic value and simplicity of the design. While the company uses plain silver white Apple logo on its products, its color versions also have been in use.

Here we show you the steps to create an impressive Apple logo that has different hues of colors to give the logo a stylish look.

Go to the File menu and click on the New to open the document on Photoshop. You can use keyboard also to open the document by using the keys Ctrl+N

Step -1 (Create Apple Logo In Photoshop)


Get the New menu and fill your specifications for the design. Also, select the front square of the Stroke icon and fill it with black in order to have a black space outside of the document.

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Bring in an Apple logo in .PNG file format and place the logo image on the document. If you need to do so, you can enlarge the image by applying the Free Transform command [Ctrl+T]

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Click on Add a layer style icon from Layers panel at the bottom and select Stroke and color overlay from Layer Style menu.

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Now you have the logo’s contour. As a first step to giving special appearance to the logo, choose the Rounded Rectangle Tool [U] and set Radius as per your choice in Options Bar.

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Then, hold shift button and draw the square as shown here. You can also turn around the square on 45 degrees as you give the Free Transform [Ctrl+T] command.

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Click on the color bar and open the Gradient Editor. Select the color for the square and set the blending mode for this color before you click OK.

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Now you can rasterize the new layer. To do so, create a new one above the layer having the square. Then, you should select both the layers in Layers panel and press CTRL+E to Merge Down. You can then place the square in the logo’s contour by using the Move Tool. Make copies of the square as you use the Move Tool and hold Alt button and click on the square. If you want to change the sizes of the copies of the square, use Free Transform [Ctrl+T] command.

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Create the squares with some hues of your choice

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Go to Layer menu and select New Adjustment Layer and then Hue/Saturation

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Get the desired hues and saturation of your choice for the squares

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You can give the squares different colors as well by adjusting the specification in Hue/Saturation menu

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Create an appearance that has the squares in different colors with the help of Hue/Saturation menu by adjusting the bars.

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Use Masks in Properties to further mix the square in different smaller shapes.

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Now, as a final step, remove the layer that contains the logo’s contours. You should click on Create new fill or Adjustment layer when you go to the Layers panel at the bottom. Click on the Curves and adjust the curve shape if you want to make some color corrections. You have the final image of the Apple logo.

Step- 15 (Step to Create Apple Logo)

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Henna Ray

Hi! I am professional Logo designer and an aspiring blogger. An expert on various tools Like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Coral Draw, I have successfully designed several application interfaces, android apps, logo designs, business card designs, letterhead designs, envelop designs, flyer designs, brochure designs and web banners. Twitter | Google+