1) O.K. Here we go. Today we want to create some cool looking 3d Ball.
2) Create a new document 500 to 500 pixel a make a new layer. Fill with a color of your choice.
3) Go to Filter-Stylize-Extrude and use these settings. Press OK.
4) Now dublicate this layer and make a elliptical selection like I’ve done.
5) Right Click on the selection and select “Inverse Selction”. Press delete and cancel the slection. Go to Filter-Distort-Spherize: Amount 100% Mode Normal and press OK.
6) At least change the Color of the ball(CTRL U) and you’re ready.