How to Recreate the Nintendo Wii Controller in Photoshop

how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free

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then a horizontal one.

Step 1 – Background

Your speaker is done. Now let’s begin with the LEDs. So create a new layer and at the bottom of the Wii create 1 square using the color (858585#) and duplicate it twice.
then set the duplicated layer behind the original layer.
now create a smaller vertical selection and fill it

Step 2 – The Wii Shape

how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
For the first square set 1 circle, for the second set 2 circles, for the third  set 3 circles and for the fourth set 4
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Below is the screen shot of blending options.

Step 3 – Glow

how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
To give a glow, create a new layer, create a square and add this blending options for it.
Now create a selection around on one of the 2 layers, create a new layer, select “white” and brush like we did in the previous step.  (STEP #3
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Now duplicate the layer (Ctrl + J) then set these blending options for the duplicated layer.
Now you should have something like this…
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free

Step 3 – Speakers

how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Now deselect your selection by holding down Ctrl + D. Go to the layer and set the Opacity to about 50% then select your eraser (E) set its Opacity a little bit down like you want and erase a little bit of your glow like I did.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Now select the Text Tool (T) and write POWER using the font: Kartika (the color i used for the font is 8a8888#)

Step 4 – Player LEDs

how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
then add this blending option.
Now create a new layer above the home button and create a bigger circle and fill it.
and add following Blending Options for it
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
then duplicate it and move the duplicated a little bit add the right (The selection is created just to show you what i mean)
Now create a new layer, create a circle and fill it with gray.
then set these blending Options.
Now to get some shadows and some glow, create a new layer and brush with a dark gray color over here.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free

Step 5 – Power button

then add these blending Options.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
then add these blending options.
For this you need to select the same color of the Wii Body. Now because you can’t see what you are doing because it’s the same color of the Wii, select the Color Overlay in its Blending Options to see what you are doing. After you finish Deselect the Color Overlay and add this Bevel Emboss.
Then create a layer, fill it (with any color) and add this Gradient Overlay in the blending Options.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Now select white then go to the Brush Tool (B) and select the Hard Round brush. Change the Master diameter to about 600 px and click one time like I did to create an inner glow effect.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Now to create the POWER symbol create a new layer, select a gray color , create a small circle and fill it like below
then as we did in the previous step. you can do it to create a glow effect.
And add these blending options for it.
Create a selection of a vertical rectangular
Now duplicate this layer and set  this Blending Options for the duplicated layer WITHOUT deselecting the other settings.
Select the new layer, now hold down CTRL and click on the Wii Body layer thumbnail OR select the Wii layer and go to Select, Load Selection and hit okay.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
create a vertical one…
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Now for the final step, let’s select all the other layers except the background and holding down “ctrl” or “shift” and selecting them. Then right click on one of them and select “merge layers.  Then duplicate the layer (Ctrl + J) and go to Edit, Transform, Flip Vertical, set it below the other layer. and bring the opacity a little bit down.
if you did it good, you should have something similar like this.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Now write a Capital Letter “A” with  Grey color. For the font use: Simplified Arabic.
Then create a new layer and create a glow effect like i did below
Now create a new layer and set the brush tool to 3px
and delete it

Step 6 – Logo

how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
so let’s go to the Power symbol layer, and change this blending options

Step 7 – Home button

After that, add these blending options.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
For a little bit glow, create a new layer and then draw a straight white line like I did.
Now create a new layer and create a small house  and fill it with the color #31befa
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
and delete it.
you can move the gray circle layer of the other layer a little bit to make it looks different.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
For the power button create a new layer and create a small circle like i did using your preferred tool. (the color doesn’t matter)
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free

Step 11 – the 1 and 2 buttons

how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Let’s start by creating a new document of 30 by 50 inch.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
and this is the end.
Let’s go down again to write the Wii logo.  The logo is just a text, so write “Wii” using your text tool with the color #989898 and using the Font: Sony Sketch EFF.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Now you should have something like this.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
Write below the button, the word “HOME” using the font: Kartika OR Simplified Arabic with the color 878686#.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
To create the control pad shape select the rounded rectangle tool set it to 2px. Create new layer and follow the picture steps…
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free

Step 12 – The Control Pad

how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
then write number “2” on it. i used the font Kartika.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
And now create the duplicated layer below the other layer. so it will be like this…
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
then create a smaller  rounded selection
To make this Wii controller like a real one, you can go back to the Power symbol and change the gray color to red.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free

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Now if you want, you can create a new layer and brush a little bit on it for a cool glow.

Step 13 – Optional

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Create a new layer. Set your color to the color code: #3a3a3a and create something like this using your brush tool.  (in the picture you can see the sizes of pixels i used to create the circles).
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
This is what you will get.
create a new layer and create a circle similar like this above the speaker

Step 14 – Reflection

I have used following blending options which you can see to get exact result.
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free
how to recreate the nintendo wii controller with adbobe photoshop tutorial free

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