How To: Make a book cover in Photoshop

Make a book cover in Photoshop

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to make a book cover in Photoshop. Go to file -> new. Give it a name, set width 900, height 1200 and resolution 300 and click OK. You can change these settings if you like. Go to your paint bucket tool and paint the background black. Then go to layer -> new ->new layer -> OK. Now select the elliptical marquee tool and holding 'shift' drag from the top left hand corner and make a circle. Go to your paint bucket tool and paint the circle with a color matching with the background; in this case select grey. You can now add some layer styles. Double click on 'layer' on the right hand side of the screen, select 'bevel and emboss', and set the desired settings. Watch the video for further instructions.

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