Ancient Tome

Learning to create vintage folios in Photoshop.

See what we will strive for:

Ancient Tome

Start by creating a new document.

Use the tool Ancient Tome, to draw a black rectangle as shown below.

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Rasterize the layer with the rectangle (Layer – Rasterize – Shape).

Click Ctrl + T, right-click on the frame and select the command Warp (Deformation).

Set the following settings:

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Click again Ctrl + T and select Skew (Incline).

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The result is:

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Add styles.
Double click on the black shape layer in the layers palette.
In the Layer Style window, apply the following styles:

Inner shadow:

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Internal luminescence:

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Gradient overlay:

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Here’s what the result:

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Hold key Ctrl and click on the layer in the layers palette, a selection will appear.

Choose a tool Ancient Tome, hold the key Alt and make a selection in the subtraction mode of the selected area.

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Result:

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Click Ctrl + N to create a new layer.

Choose a tool Ancient Tome, set the same brush with the settings as in the screenshot. Swipe it around the highlighted area.

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Reduce transparency to 15%

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Result:

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Again, Ctrl + click on the layer with a sheet to make a selection appear.

Via Ancient Tome leave the highlighted strip on the right side.

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Create a new layer.
Set the same gradient.

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Swipe in the same direction as shown in the screenshot:

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Transparency = 40%.

Result:

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Make a copy of the sheet and reflect it horizontally.

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Now you can write something on this old book, for example, your own poems.

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P.S. Do not forget that on our site in the additional materials there is a wonderful plugin for bending corners. Amazing addition to this lesson.

Good luck!

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