Then add small rectangles located at an angle of 45 degrees, as shown in the middle figure, and place small triangles at their ends, as shown in the right figure:
Coloring Element “The Devil’s Knees”
After you smooth and round the corners, you can use the command Edit> Transform> Flip Vertically to complete the shape of the element. Decorate the Devil’s Knees with large triangles in the upper and lower parts of the element and several small triangles in the center, as shown in the figure below.
As you noticed, all elements use the same methods and very simple shapes. Their combination gives a variety of ornaments:
3. Creating a frame and auxiliary elements
Let’s create some frames for the ornament. Continue reading
1. Preparation of the portrait
Create a new document with a size of 2000 by 2850 pixels, a resolution of 300 pixels, with a transparent background, and then open the image of a woman and drag it into the document.
Select the Fill tool (G), press the Alt key to switch to the Eyedropper, and then select a light shade of the background color of the woman’s image. Then fill the transparent background layer with this color (Figure 2).
Next, select the “Brush” tool, set “Press” – 50%, “Hardness” – 100% and set the brush color to black. Add a mask to the woman’s layer and wipe her body with a black brush, as shown in Figure 3: Continue reading
Double-click on the “riboon right end” layer and open the “Layer Styles” window. In the “Gradient Overlay” style, change only the angle value – 0. Thus, the gradient transition will be deployed to the right side:
The figure below shows the final view of the layers of the left and right ends of the tape:
Next, we will create the connecting parts for the left and right ends of the tape. On top of “ribbon right end” create two new layers and name them “ribbon left fold” and “ribbon left fold”. Use the Rectangular Area tool to create rectangular shapes. Then use Edit> Transform> Distort to connect the center, left and right parts of the ribbon using these shapes, as shown in the figure below: Continue reading