You can create an icon of the short message in several simple steps in the Photoshop and the decomposing step is to introduce the idea of making icons. Hope this tutorial can help you.
The rendering of the icons and the decomposition map of the main elements
Step 1, Use the rounded rectangle tool to draw the rounded rectangle and adjust to the inner bevel in the Bevel and Emboss, moreover, add and adjust the gradient overlay.
Step 2, Use the pen tool to draw the bubbles of the short message and adjust the Bevel and
Step 3, Copy and shrink the bubbles of the short message and adjust the layer style.
Step 4, Use the ellipse tool to draw 4 small circles and adjust the layer style.
Step 5, In the end, add the part of the projection and the highlight of the bubbles, and then it is finished.
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