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Learn to draw nice looking calendar icon with this tutorial. Final output of the tutorial can be seen below: -



Start by creating this shape with the rectangle tool :-



Select rounded rectangle tool. Set the radius to 10 pixels and draw a round cornered rectangle of the first shape. Group and merge these two layers after you get something like shown in the figure :-



Apply these layer styles in it: -







Control click on its layer's name in layer pallate to select it. Go to select>modify>contract and contract the selection by 2 pixels as shown: -



Create a new layer by pressing shift+ctrl+n together. Go to Edit > Stroke. Set the stroke color to #3972AA, Location to Center, Blending to Normal and Width to 1 pixel as shown in the following figure :-





I have zoomed in to draw a small shape with the help of rectangle tool :-



Apply these layer styles in it: -







Duplicate and place the layers as shown: -



Now, draw this shape with rectangle tool :-



Apply these layer styles in it: -









Duplicate and arrange the shape as shown:-



Type any text of your choice :-



Apply drop shadow as shown :-



Our nice lookign calendar icon is ready :)







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