Create a set of beautiful social media buttons

Have you ever wondered how to take your buttons to the next level? This tutorial will show you how! In a series of simple steps, you will create a set of beautiful social media buttons packed with subtleties. Along the way you will learn how to make perfect rounded corners, how to add subtle texture and how to add dimension using shadows and gradients. You will also learn how to bring your buttons to life by making some quick but effective rollover states. Buttons are an important but often overlooked element of web design. Let's breathe some attention to detail back into them and get people clicking...

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