Making your own portfolio web page

Need personal web page? In this tutorial we will learn to create nice personal portfolio web page.

Start working by creating a new file (File>New), having 770×750 px and 72 dpi. We shall use on this new made file the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the background of the site’s page to be.

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Set the next parameters for this layer by making a mouse click on the layer we work with on the layers’ panel: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Choose again the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent that place reserved for the author’s portrait and the lateral menu. Firstly we have to represent the common primary layer and then press Alt button to divide the zones, applying the same tool, used before.

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Glow

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Take now the site’s author’s photo and insert it on the picture. Don’t forget to apply Free Transformoption to place the photo the same way indicated next image:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Press Alt button and make a mouse click between the photo’s layers and the prepared zone (on the layers’ panel) for the photo to get in the frame’s limits. Create also the lateral menu.

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Next make a click on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Create new fill or adjustment layer> Photo Filter

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Download out of Internet a set of ready to use brushes for Adobe Photoshop, named Bush Pack v1.
Create after that a new layer (Create new layer) and use on it the brushes out of the above mentioned set. Place the brushes’ layer lower than the author’s photo (on the layers’ panel). The brushes’ color is white and the Opacity on the layer is of 10%.

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

On the next layer (Create new layer) we’ll apply again the brushes out of the downloaded set. The brushes have the white color (Opacity of 20%). This layer should be placed also lower than the layer containing the site’s author’s photo.

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Download out of Internet another set of ready to use brushes for Adobe Photoshop, named this timeVector_brushes.
Create a new layer where we should use the brushes out of the mentioned set, Vector_brushes. The brushes have the white color too. The brushes may be turned over with Free Transform selection. This layer should be placed also lower than the layer containing the author’s photo (on the layers’ panel).

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

On the next new layer we have to apply a standard brush of white color.

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Create one more new layer (Create new layer), applying on it again the Vector_brushes. The brushes have white color (Fill 20%). This layer should be situated lower than the layer with the author’s photo (on the layers’ panel).

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Next step includes writing the title of the site, keeping the demands from the table below:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The parameters for the personal named layer: Blending Options>Outer Glow

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The parameters for the page named layer: Blending Options>Outer Glow

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Next choose the Rectangle Tool (U) to draw the button that will form the site’s menu:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Stroke

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Make a copy of the earlier made layer containing the menu’s button and choose after that the Free Transform option to place the copy – layer exactly the way demonstrated below:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The parameters for the changed button: Blending Options>Inner Glow

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Stroke

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Make three copies of the changed button and select again Free Transform option to situate the copies the same way indicated next image:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Using the Rectangle Tool (U), it’s possible to draw above the button a white line, to get the same image from below:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Insert the titles for the site’s menu’s buttons, keeping the demands from the next tables:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

home page

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

the titles for the rest of the menu’s buttons:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The parameters for the home page named layer: Blending Options>Stroke

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The parameters for the rest of the titles reserved for the menu’s buttons: Blending Options>Stroke

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Create a new layer and try to represent on it a pointer situated on the left side of the menu’s buttons’ titles. In this case we must use the Pencil Tool (B) of white color (brush 1 px). The pointer near the home page title should be represented on a separate layer. The rest of them should be represented on a single one, near the rest of the buttons’ titles:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

We shall set the same parameters for the pointers as we did in case with the buttons’ titles:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Next step includes choosing the Rectangle Tool (U) and representing the zone for the auxiliary buttons, having the color #36322D

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Create a new layer on which we shall apply the earlier used instrument – the Pencil Tool (B) (brush 1 px) for representing the icons of the auxiliary buttons. Their color is #998D7B

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Make a copy of the earlier made layer containing the photo of the site’s author and choose Free Transformoption to place the layer the same way demonstrated on the picture, changing the parameters for the copy – layer. The color in this case is #2A251F

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Glow

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Choosing the Rectangle Tool (U), try to create the layers reserved for introducing the titles of the sections and the lateral menus:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Insert the titles for the sections and for the lateral menus. The titles consist of two words, each of them situated on a separate layer:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

We should set the same parameters for the first words of the titles: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

It’s time to write a welcome slogan for our personal page. The words welcome to should be written on a separate layer and the next words – my page – on another one:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

For the last layers we shall apply the same parameters we have applied for the site’s name:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Take now the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the layers that will contain the photos of the site’s author.

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Set the same parameters for the new layers: Blending Options>Stroke

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Insert the corresponding photos. Each photo should be situated upper than the layer itself reserved for it (on the layers’ panel). Press Alt button to make a mouse click between the photos’ layers and the layer reserved for the photo for the last one to be applied in the layer’s limits:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Make a copy of the filter’s layer, applied five times for the photo of the author. Place the filter’s copy – layers above each photo (on the layers’ panel). Press Alt button when making a mouse click between the filter’s layers and the photo’s layers for the filters to be applied in the limits of the photo’s layers.

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Create a new layer and use on it the Pencil Tool (B) (brush 1 px) to represent a kind of pattern like the next one, colored with #363331

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Edit>Define Pattern
Choose next step the Line Tool (U) to draw the scrolling, colored with #38322C

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Select now the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the mobile element of the scrolling, colored with#67584A

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Introduce now the rest of the text:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

inscriptions on the section useful links

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

the links

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

data

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

the text of white color

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

the rest of the text

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The inscriptions in the section useful links have the same parameters, shown below: Blending Options>Stroke

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Create again a new layer (Create new layer) and insert the pointers near the links, choosing the same tool we’ve applied for drawing the same elements of the menu’s buttons. The color in this case is white.

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

It’s time to write the site’s copyright, keeping the same demands introduced in the next table:

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

Making your own portfolio web page in Photoshop CS3

The personal web site is finished!

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About alamzyah
Name : Alamsyah Nick Name : Alamzyah Place of Birth : Jakarta, 04 June 1983 sex : Male Religion : Moslem Region : Jakarta, Indonesia Specialist : IT, Computer mail : alamzyah@gmail.com

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