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How to Create a 3D Glass Window Logo Mockup in Photoshop

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What You'll Be Creating

If you’ve ever wanted to showcase your designs in a realistic 3D setting, this glass mockup tutorial is the answer. In this tutorial, you will learn how to crop a background image and how to create a 2D and 3D glass window logo mockup in Adobe Photoshop.

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What You'll Learn in This 3D Glass Window Logo Mockup Tutorial

  • How to crop a background image in Photoshop
  • How to make a 2D logo mockup
  • How to create a 3D logo mockup

What You'll Need

1. How to Crop an Image in Photoshop

Open the cafe shop image in Photoshop. Select the Crop Tool (C) and drag the bottom crop up to the middle like the image below. Press Enter.

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2. How to Make a 2D Mockup Glass Window

Step 1

Select the Rectangle Tool (U) and create a square that's 2300 x 2300 px. Name this layer '2D mockup'. Right-click this layer in the Layers panel and select Convert to Smart Object.

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Step 2

Adjust the square so that it lines up with the window using Edit > Transform > Distort. Click and drag each corner so that it looks similar to the image below. Duplicate this layer by right-clicking > New Smart Object via Copy. Name this layer '3D mockup'. We will use it later.

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Step 3

Double-click inside the smart object in the Layers panel. Open the law logo in Illustrator. Customize your logo. For this tutorial, I am using "Johnson Law Office". Copy (Command-C) and paste (Command-V) this logo into the smart object window in Photoshop. File > Save this smart object and close this window.

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Step 4

Double-click the '2D Mockup' layer and apply several layer styles. Let's start off with Bevel & Emboss. Use these settings:

Structure

  • Style: Inner Bevel
  • Technique: Smooth
  • Depth: 100%
  • Direction: Up
  • Size: 2px
  • Soften: 0px

Shading

  • Angle: 30°
  • Use Global Light: Checked
  • Altitude: 30°
  • Gloss Contour: Linear
  • Highlight Mode: Screen #ffffff | Opacity: 50%
  • Shadow Mode: Multiply #000000 | Opacity: 50%
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Step 5

Add an Inner Glow layer style.

Structure

  • Blend Mode: Screen
  • Opacity 35%
  • Noise: 0%
  • Color: #ffffff

Elements

  • Technique: Softer
  • Source: Edge
  • Choke: 0%
  • Size: 4px

Quality

  • Contour: Linear
  • Range: 50%
  • Jitter: 0%
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Step 6

Apply a Gradient Overlay layer style.

  • Blend Mode: Multiply
  • Opacity: 72%
  • Gradient: #dedfd9 , #ffffff
  • Style: Linear
  • Angle: 41°
  • Scale: 100%
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Step 7

Apply the first Drop Shadow layer style.

Structure

  • Blend Mode: Multiply | #000000
  • Opacity: 21%
  • Angle: 124°
  • Distance: 25px
  • Spread: 0%
  • Size: 0px

Quality

  • Contour: Linear
  • Noise: 0%
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Step 8

Apply the second Drop Shadow layer style.

Structure

  • Blend Mode: Multiply | #000000
  • Opacity: 88%
  • Angle: 124°
  • Distance: 5px
  • Spread: 0%
  • Size: 0px

Quality

  • Contour: Linear
  • Noise: 0%
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Step 9

Open the tree silhouette file in Illustrator and select the third tree in the first row. Copy (Command-C) and paste (Command-V) this tree into the mockup Photoshop file. Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light and the Opacity to 68%. Apply a Gaussian Blur by going to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur, and change the Radius to 10.1 px

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Next, I will teach you how to turn your logo into a 3D mockup glass window.

3. How to Make a Metallic 3D Mockup Glass Window

Step 1

Take the '3D mockup' layer that we created earlier and add your logo by copying (Command-C) and pasting (Command-V) the bee logo from Illustrator into the smart object.

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Step 2

Duplicate the '3D mockup' layer by selecting Command-J. Place this copied layer underneath the original '3D mockup' layer. Double-click the original '3D mockup' layer and apply these layer styles. Add a Bevel & Emboss layer style.

Structure

  • Style: Inner Bevel
  • Technique: Chisel Hard
  • Depth: 282%
  • Direction: Up
  • Size: 3px
  • Soften: 0px

Shading

  • Angle: 124°
  • Altitude: 30°
  • Gloss Contour: Ring
  • Highlight Mode: Screen | #ffffff
  • Opacity: 100%
  • Shadow Mode: Multiply | #000000
  • Opacity: 56%
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Step 3

Add a Stroke layer style.

Structure

  • Size: 4px
  • Position: Center
  • Blend Mode: Normal
  • Opacity: 100%
  • Color: #ffffff
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Step 4

Add an Inner Glow layer style.

Structure

  • Blend Mode: Color Dodge
  • Opacity 100%
  • Noise: 0%
  • Color: #ffffff

Elements

  • Technique: Softer
  • Source: Edge
  • Choke: 0%
  • Size: 11px

Quality

  • Contour: Linear
  • Range: 50%
  • Jitter: 0%
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Step 5

Add a Gradient Overlay layer style.

  • Blend Mode: Normal
  • Opacity: 100%
  • Metallic Gradient Colors: #e0e0e0, #fdfdfd, #b8b8b8, #dedede, #f2f2f2, #ffffff
  • Style: Reflected
  • Angle: 30°
  • Scale: 100%
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Step 6

Add a Drop Shadow layer style.

Structure

  • Blend Mode: Multiply | #000000
  • Opacity: 100%
  • Angle: 124°
  • Distance: 21px
  • Spread: 0%
  • Size: 13px

Quality

  • Contour: Linear
  • Noise: 0%
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Step 7

Double-click the '3D mockup copy' layer and apply these layer styles. Add a Bevel & Emboss layer style.

Structure

  • Style: Inner Bevel
  • Technique: Chisel Hard
  • Depth: 282%
  • Direction: Up
  • Size: 3px
  • Soften: 0px

Shading

  • Angle: 124°
  • Use Global Light: Checked
  • Altitude: 30°
  • Gloss Contour: Ring
  • Highlight Mode: Screen #ffffff | Opacity: 100%
  • Shadow Mode: Multiply #000000 | Opacity: 100%
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Step 8

Add an Inner Shadow layer style.

Structure

  • Blend Mode: Multiply | #000000
  • Opacity: 100%
  • Angle: 124°
  • Distance: 34px
  • Spread: 0%
  • Size: 29px

Quality

  • Contour: Cove - Shallow
  • Noise: 0%
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Step 9

Add a Gradient Overlay layer style.

  • Blend Mode: Normal
  • Opacity: 100%
  • Metallic Gradient Colors: #e0e0e0, #fdfdfd, #b8b8b8, #dedede, #f2f2f2, #ffffff
  • Style: Reflected
  • Angle: 30°
  • Scale: 100%
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Step 10

Add a Drop Shadow layer style.

Structure

  • Blend Mode: Multiply | #000000
  • Opacity: 35%
  • Angle: 124°
  • Distance: 29px
  • Spread: 0%
  • Size: 8px

Quality

  • Contour: Cove - Deep
  • Noise: 0%
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Step 11

Move the copied '3D mockup copy' layer downward and to the right so that it looks like the image below.

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You've Completed the Logo on Glass Mockup!

Now you can show off those amazing designs in your finished 3D logo mockup. Build up your collection of 3D mockups or grab some pre-made templates over at Envato Elements.

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5 Great Mockups You Didn't Know You Needed

Whether you're a designer or a business owner, these five mockup templates will help you present your work in a creative and professional way. Use these glass window mockups to display your logo for a photorealistic result.

1. YDM Shop Window Logo Mockup (PSD)

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Looking for 3D glass window logo mockup PSD downloads? Showcase your work in style, and make a statement with this glass mockup. It’s an easy way to make your design stand out from the rest.

2. Horizontal Window Decal (Placeit)

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With this horizontal window decal mockup, you can showcase your designs in a realistic environment. It's quick and easy to edit with simple drag-and-drop. No need to spend hours in Photoshop.⁣⁣

3. Sticker Logo Glass Window Mockup (PSD)

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Designers, get ready to see your work in a whole new light. This 3D glass window logo mockup PSD download is perfect for showcasing your logos, symbols, and more. It’s simple and beginner friendly.⁣⁣ So what are you waiting for? Give it a try today!

4. 3D Logo Sign Mockup (PSD)

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If you’ve ever wanted to display your designs in a realistic 3D setting, this 3D glass window logo mockup is available for PSD download. This bold and metallic mockup gives you an amazing 3D window glass look.⁣

5. Door Window Decal (Placeit)

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This 3D window mockup is perfect for mocking up your design work to clients, or for your portfolio.⁣ Door Window Decal is perfect for restaurants, cafes, and similar business.

Time Is of the Essence, and These Resources Are the Perfect Solution!

Mockups are an important part of any design process, and they are also one of the most time-consuming tasks. This list of resources will aid you in the designing and presentation of your mockups. 

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