Create a portfolio template for photos in Photoshop

Starting materials

Wedding Brush

Wedding Grunge Flowers

Wedding photo 1

Wedding photo 2

Wedding photo 3

Step 1. Create a new document in Photoshop 1024 pix x 1024 pix with a resolution of 300 DPI.

Step 2. Using tool “Fill” (Paint Bucket tool (G), fill the background layer with the # 515151 shade.

Step 3. Using tool “Rectangle” (Rectangle Shape tool (U), draw a white rectangle in the middle of the document. Make sure that the right and left side of the rectangle extend beyond the borders of the document, as shown in the screenshot below.

Step 4. In the layer styles for the rectangle layer, select “Inner Shadow” (Inner Shadow). Change the Size parameter to 16 px, as shown in the screenshot below.

Step 5. Here in the layer styles for the rectangle layer, select Gradient Overlay (Gradient Overlay). Reduce value “Opacity” (Opacity) up to 23%, as shown in the screenshot below.

Step 6. See the desired effect below.

Step 7. Create a new gradient fill layer.Layer – Fill New Layer»(Layer> New Fill Layer). In the window “Gradient Fill” (Gradient Fill), in styles select “Radial” (Radial). Click on the mini-window “Gradient” (Gradient) to go to “Gradient Editor” Gradient Editor. Make sure the color scheme is set from white to transparent. Click OK to apply the settings.

Step 8. Reduce the opacity of the layer to a radial gradient of 50%.

Step 9. Choose a tool “Horizontal line” area (Single Row Marquee tool (M) to create a selection along the top edge of the white rectangle. Create a new layer, on a new layer, stroke Editing – Perform Stroke (Edit> Stroke), stroke width (Width) 1 px, Colour (Color) – white and position relative to borders – center (location – Center), as shown in the screenshot below.

Step 10. Duplicate the top stroke layer and rename it to the bottom stroke. Move the stroke from its original position to the bottom edge of the white rectangle, as shown below.

Step 11. Open and copy the vector grunge flower that you downloaded at the beginning of the lesson to a new layer of our document.

Step 12. Reduce the opacity of the grunge flower layer to 10% and change the blending mode to “Soft light” (Soft Light).

Step 13. Using the Comfortaa font, the link to the font is at the beginning of the lesson, create logo text and menu text.

Translator’s Note: Perhaps the link has been removed, you can choose the font at your discretion.

Step 14. In the lower left corner of the project, using the font Comfortaa, write information about the copyright holder. Reduce the opacity of this layer to 48%.

Step 15. Using the wedding brushes that you downloaded at the beginning of the lesson, select the white color and draw the rings above the logo and at the bottom.

Translator’s Note: change the blending mode to “Soft light” (Soft Light) and reduce the opacity of this layer to 48% as in the screenshot below.

Step 16. Create a new group and name it. “The foundation” (Body) by clicking the icon in the bottom settings panel. Select all layers except the background layer and move them to the group.

Step 17. Download one of the images that you downloaded at the beginning of the lesson, and move to our document on top of all layers. Place the image inside a white rectangular area.

Step 18. For the image layer, open Layer Styles (layer styles). Select “Inner Shadow” (Inner shadow) and set the parameters as in the screenshot below.

Step 19. Also in the layer styles, select “Stroke” (Stroke) and set the parameters as in the screenshot below.

Step 20. Load the remaining two images and place them on new separate layers, which I called Image 2 and Image 3.

Step 21. Right-click on the layer with the first image and select “Copy Layer Style” (Copy Layer Style), then right-click on one of the remaining layers first, then on the other and select “Paste the layer style” (Paste Layer Style).

Step 22. Using tool “Ellipse” (Elipse Shape tool (U), create a small color circle # 515151 right in the middle under the image.

Step 23. Duplicate and rename the original circle (you can duplicate by pressing the command Ctrl + J). Using tool “Moving” (Move tool (V), move the circle to the left of the gray circle. Double-click on the layer icon to bring up the color palette and change the shade to white.

Step 24. Duplicate the white circle and move it to the right of the gray circle.

Step 25. Choose a tool “Rectangle” (Polygon Shape tool (U), set the number of sides. 3. Draw a triangle on the left side of the images.

Step 26. Repeat the previous step and create another triangle on the right side of the image. Reduce the opacity of these layers to 26%.

Final result
You have completed a lesson that helped you learn the technique of creating a template for a wedding web page.

Author: surfaceblur

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