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I'm a newbie. I want to ask how to create a double shadow like this:

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I don't know how it's called!

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I'd maybe call it a "realistic shadow".

This is how you can do it:

  • Start with a rectangular shape
  • Apply a gaussian blur filter (filter -> blur -> gaussian blur)
  • Select the warp tool (edit -> transform -> warp) and move around the points on the sides
  • Add a mask (or rectangular shape) to cover the top part.

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Thank to you, I've found this studentwebhosting.com/tutorials/… I think It should be called exactly "realistic box shadow". –  Solr Newbie Apr 21 '13 at 10:56

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