Draw a T-Shirt in Photoshop

Draw a T-Shirt in Photoshop

Draw a T-Shirt in Photoshop

Learn how to draw a realistic t-shirt 100% in Photoshop! This detailed step by step tutorial will show you techniques on creating shapes, shading, embossing, and more.


Preview of Final Results


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Draw a T-Shirt in Photoshop


Step 1

Start by making a new document 600 x 600 pixels document.


Step 2

Using Polygonal Lasso Tool (L key) to create a selection like the image below. I feathered the selection (Select > Modify > Feather) by 0.3px for smoother results.

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Step 3

In the toolbar, click on the foreground color then set the color to #CFCDD0.

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Step 4

Create a new layer (Ctrl+Shift+N or Layer > New > Layer)

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Step 5

Fill the selected area with the foreground color you just selected. To fill, press Alt+Backspace or choose Edit > Fill.

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Step 6

Select Burn Tool (O Key).

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Step 7

Use the burn tool on the indicated area shown in the image below.

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Step 8

Choose Filter > Nose > Add Noise. Use the settings shown below.

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Step 9

Using Polygonal Lasso Tool , create a selection like the image below. For smoother edges, feather the selection (Select > Modify > Feather) by 0.3px.

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Step 10

Select the burn tool then burn the edges of the selection like the image below.

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Step 11

Create a selection like the image below.

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Step 12

Use the burn tool on the selected area. Repeat this for the other side of the shirt.

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Step 13

Now we’ll add some shadows and highlights to the shirt. In the blue dots indicated below, use Dodge tool. For the orange dots, use the Burn Tool.

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Step 14

Create a new layer (Ctrl+Shift+N or Layer > New > Layer)

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Step 15

Using the Pen tool, create a path like shown below.

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Step 16

Select the Brush tool then set the size of the brush to 2px. In the Paths palette (Window > Paths), right click on the path then select Stroke Path.

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Step 17

Set the opacity to 20%.

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Step 18

On the current layer, choose Layer > Layer Style > Stroke. Set the Stroke settings as shown in the image below. Don’t close the window yet!

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Step 19

Enable the Drop Shadow style with the settings shown below.

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Step 20

Repeat the above technique (Step 14-19) for the two sleeves.

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Step 21

Create a new layer (Ctrl+Shift+N or Layer > New > Layer)

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Step 22

Select the Rectangle tool (U) to make a label.

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Step 23

Choose Layer > Layer Style > Drop Shadow and apply the settings shown below.

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