Drawing an envelope

In this tutorial will draw an envelope using basic drawing tool and custom shapes tool etc. To add finishing touches we'll apply some soft gradient.

Let's start with custom shape tool (U).

From preset custom shape fly out at the top bar select sign 3 shape .

Drag this tool on canvas area by pressing shift to create a rounded triangle.

Double click the layer to open layer style window. Apply settings as shown.

Click on the gradient picker. It will open gradient editor from where in you can choose a default gradient or create your own. Create a gradient as shown below.

Create a new triangle as shown below. You may have to press crt+t and rotate it

Double click the layer to open layer style window. Apply settings as shown.

Press Crt+J to duplicate the layer. Press Crt+T to get the transform handles.

 

Right Click and select flip horizontal.
Create one more triangle use same techniques.

Double click the layer to open layer style window. Apply settings as shown.
Create a rectangle using rectangular shape tool. Move this layer below all the layers in layer order in layer palette.
Double click the layer to open layer style window. Apply settings as shown.
Select the background layer to deselect all other layers. Shown below is the output.