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Ok, here's my collection of Glass Photoshop tutorials placed on one page. Once upon a time I've decided to clean up and reorganize my bookmarks and noticed that I have about 20+ pages there with Photoshop Glass tutorials. There are even more tutorials on glass effects with Photoshop so I decided to put them all into one place so I could get back to this page later when needed and maybe others will find this collection useful too. Currently, the collection includes 55 tutorials: Besides, there're three tutorials on how to make a magnifying glass and 5 more which does not match any of the categories but they are still good :)

Glass Buttons in Photoshop

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Three easy steps to make a glass bubble by ethicsdesigns.com. Detailed instructions, very good final result. You can use this bubble as an icon or button just add some text or image to it.

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9 steps tutorial on how to make round glass button by altuit.com. Final result looks good.
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Have you ever wondered how to make Photoshop CS glassy icon? With this tutorial glass button by depiction.net you will learn it step by step.
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Rather old tutorial about Making a Glass Button by Emma X. Xiao published on webthang.co.uk Though it's pretty simple and I guess it works fine with the later versions of Photoshop.

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Good tutorial on how to make classical glass buttons - Classy Glassy Buttons: PhotoShop Glass Buttons by webreference.com The final result reminds me... Oh! The Mac style!
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Ten steps in Photoshop and you have a glass button/icon. Whatever it is it looks good! Another Glass Button Tutorial by newtutorials.com
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This tutorial shows how to make a different but still glass button - Transparent Glass Button by yourphotoshopguide.com
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Very good and professional tutorial on how to make pill buttons to look better with the help of some maipulation with layers only - Glassy Pill Buttons by biorust.com
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Professional and good tutorial on how to make a glass button with a glowing effect - Glowing Glass Button by n-sane.net Nine steps, final result looks very techy.
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It is probably the shortest tutorial on glass buttons I've ever seen. Though it's short it's till very helpful - Photoshop Glass Buttons by photoshopbrushes.com
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Learn how to make rectangle Glass Button by swedesignz.com Only 7 very easy steps. Final result looks good.

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A tutorial on making a glass console button by lyzrdstomp.com. The final result looks very realistic.
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Glossy Button Navigation Menu tutorial by tutorialwiz.com First you make a glass button. The second step is to clone the button so you have a navigation bar with glass buttons.
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The tutorial on how to make Christal Blue Glass Button by skilltuts.com.The final result looks very original and really good. The tutorial is not complicated and can be recommended for the beginners.
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Yet another one tutorial on making round glass button by effectlab.com The final result looks like a button but can be also used as an icon.
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11 steps to make your own Glass Mac Buttons. The final result looks similar to the buttons used on Apple's site.
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One more method of creating round glass button by dwphotoshop.com. The final button looks good though with this list you can find some tuts to get even better results.
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The tutorial Glass Capsules by gurusnetwork.com is rather old but is still usefull. Glass pill button as a result looks very good.
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Pretty nice tutorial on how to make steel and glass icon with 13 steps with detailed screenshots. I guess this icon can easily serve as a button so I classified this tutorial as a 'button' tutorial.
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In many of the listed tutorials they call final result as icon or buton. This one tells how to make an icon though this icon can be used as a button - it's up to you. How to create glassy icons by adobetutorialz.com The final result will look better if you use low resolution.
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Glass Orbs

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Very good tutorial on how to create Glass Ball in Photoshop by lunacore.com Nine steps, detailed descriptions. The final result is just marvelous! I think that in this case there is no or very little difference between ball and orb so the tutorial is palced within the 'Orb' section.
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photoshopcafe.com published a very good tutorial on how to make a Glass Orb in Photoshop
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MakingGlass Orb the easy way by idigitalemotion.com - the tutorial is really easy but the final result looks not so good to me.
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Glass Orbs tutorial by depiction.net shows how to make a glass button actually... What ever it is I can not say that this is an orb.
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Making an Orb by project-angel.com - one more tutorial on making an Orb in Photoshop. The final result looks more like an icon or a button. As for me it's even better as it's ready for your website.
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Glass Orb by photoshopbee.com - 7 steps tutorial. Easy and the orb you have in result looks very good.

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Orbs with glassy transparent effect by photoshopzilla.com Actually this tutorial looks similar to the one published by photoshopcafe.com
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An easy way to make a Glassy Orb - Only with layer styles by talk-mania.com. The tutorial is really easy but the final result is not very appealing to me.
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Creating a Glass Orb tutorial by xomba.com shows not only how to create an orb but how to add an image (reflection) to it. Thought the reflection is still can be improved the tuorial is well written and is rather helpful.
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Yet another one tutorial on Glass Orb by minimalistic.dk. What I like about it as ther's no ads on the pages so nothing draws away from the tutorial. Good work. Thumb's up! I would like every tutorial site to be like this one...
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9 steps tutorial on how to create a Glass Orb by adfect.net The shadow of the final result looks unnatural but it can be easily fixed.

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Speedy Glass Orb tutorial by freephotoshopguides.com shows how to make a galss orb in a quick way. The final result looks good and the tutorial is easy.
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Glass Text

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photoshopcafe.com has a simple, 7 steps tutorial on Glass Text in Photoshop. The final result looks very good and professinal.
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Very nice tutorial (for Photoshop CS2, but works fine with the older versions) - Photoshop “Glass Text” Tutorial from kyscorp.com. Step by step explanations. The final result looks good though not so glassy.
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Good tutorial on how to make Glass Text with reflection by photoshopforce.com
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Another tutorial on Glass text effect by celoxdesign.net. Probably not the best but still good.
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Cool but easy to do tutorial on Glossy Glass Text by showandtell-graphics.com. The final result is just amazing! Thumbs up!
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Yet one more Glass Text tutorial with the rose as a background by itechies.net. Because of the background the final result looks very nice.
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11 steps tutorial on Soft Glassy Text by saberfusion.com. The final result is rather good. Like it!
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Glass Effects

01.
Creating Shattered Glass In Photoshop. Very simple tutorial.
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Reflectively Refractive Glass Filter Tutorial by phong.com This is an advanced tutorial, illustrating a simple method of giving the illusion of a 3d reflection to a particular form, using Photoshop's Glass filter.
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Create different glass effects in Photoshop CS2 by entheosweb.com The tutorial tells how to get Glass Block effect, Frosted Glass effect, and Tiny Lens Structure effect.
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4 steps tutrial on how to create a Frosted Glass by psd-tutorials.com
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One more tutorial on Frosted Glass in Photoshop by drquincy.com
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Neon glass tutorial. The name tells for itself...

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Yet another one tutorial on Stained Glass Effect by entheosweb.com
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Learn how to create Glass Cubes Texture The tutorial by tutorialjungle.com
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Magnifying Glass

I guess the list of glass photoshop tutorials can't be considered full without some tuts on how to create a magnifying glass. Though I've never tried to make a magnifying glass myself (i just had no need in this) I think this three tutorials can be of help to anyone with such a need.

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magnifying glass by swedesignz.com

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Other

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Learn how to make a glass watermark Good tutorial by showandtell-graphics.com
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An interestin tutorial on how to make Glass Crown with the help of Custom Shape Tool.
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Very interesting tutorial - Creating Glass. How to turn an ordinary apple into a transparent gem.
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Tutorial on how to make a wallpaper with a glass dragon on it.
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