One of the best gaming controllers is Sony’s Duals hock, but it doesn’t have any customization options. Want to make your PS5 controller stand out? Here’s how to do it.
This guide will walk you through the steps that you need to take in order to make a custom skin for your PS5 controller. From choosing the right image, sourcing images, and creating a digital design, this tutorial will teach you all of the basics.
What do you need for a custom PS5 skin?
You will need a ps5 controller skin template, an image of your choice, and Photoshop.
The best images to create a custom skin for your PS5 controller are high-quality photographs that have a good contrast ratio. This way the black and white portions of the image will allow you to use them as masks.
If you want to make something more detailed than a simple skin, this is when you should use Adobe Illustrator or a similar vector-based software. If you’re not sure how to use these programs, it’s best to find someone who can help you out.
How to make a design that’s professional-looking:
In order to make your PS5 controller look professional, you will need to use a high-resolution image. There are many great sites that offer free images for designers like Pixabay and Unsplash, but if you want something more customized, consider buying a stock photo from Shutterstock.com.
Once you have your design, it’s time to get started on making the actual skin. There are two types of skins: digital and physical. For digital skins, you’re going to use vinyl cutting software such as Silhouette Studio or Cricut Design Space to cut out the design from your image and print it out on vinyl. If you want a physical skin for your PS5 controller, buy some contact paper or transfer paper and then apply the design with those tools.
*This tutorial is designed for beginners in mind so there may be some things that are not specifically detailed in this guide
How to use Photoshop to transfer designs:
If you want to create your own PS5 controller skins, you’ll need Photoshop software.
Photoshop is a powerful design tool that can help you create any type of design that you’re looking for. You just have to know how to use it!
One of the main functions in Photoshop is called “layers.” Layers allow users to work with different objects on their computer screen and then organize them into separate layers.
This tutorial will teach you about the basic layers that come with your PS5 controller so that you can transfer designs onto the controller.
How to print your design
1. Find an image you want to use
- You can go online and search for images in Google or on a site like DeviantArt.
- You can also get images from a magazine or take your own pictures with the PS5 controller.
2. Print your design
You need to print your design out before you can put it onto the controller. There are two ways that you can print your design:
If you have access to a 3D printer, you could glue the design onto the 3D printed skin of the controller and then paint over it with acrylic paint once it’s dry.
If you don’t have access to a 3D printer, there are plenty of companies that will print your design for you at an extremely cheap price. Keep in mind that this is going to be significantly more expensive than if you did it yourself, but depending on what type of game or application you want to play, this could be important for performance reasons.
3. Glue on the design
Once your printout is ready, glue it onto the desired area of the controller using hot glue so that it doesn’t fall off while playing games.
Finishing touches to make a more personal touch.
A PS5 controller skin is a great way to make your controller stand out in a crowd of controllers and some of the best skins are created by artists. This guide will teach you how to make a PS5 controller skin from start to finish.