How would I recreate this horizontal line in Photoshop?


I've seen variations of this idea... in HTML, the <hr /> tag creates a horizontal line that can be used as a spacing tool to separate headings, blocks of content, etc... I'd like to create such a line using Photoshop and have it look like this...

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How would I do this in Photoshop? Are there tutorials dedicated to this?

1/14/2014 9:11:00 PM

Accepted Answer

  1. Use Marquee tool to create a line.

    Step 1: Line

  2. Use Marquee tool to create a section above the line and fill the selection with a gradient.

    Step 2: Gradient

  3. Mask the layer with a vertically-reflected gradient (Opaque at the middle, transparent at the edges)

    Step 3: Isolated layer mask

  4. Done!


4/15/2011 4:40:00 PM