In online diaries, blogs, forum messages and in social networks today you can often find small beautiful pictures, which are inserted by the owner's nickname or any quote.
Such pictures serve as a kind of epigraph for a blog, diary or site, and they can be placed in their own profiles on various social services.
You can create a picture-epigraph in minutes.
Choose a suitable beautiful picture that youWould like to see on the main page of your site, and then select the texture to the picture, choosing the favorite option from the mass of textures that can be found on the Internet in collections for designers and artists working in computer graphics.
Picture and texture open in one commonDocument Adobe Photoshop and place the layer with the picture above the layer with the texture. Use the Free Transform tool (Ctrl + T) to resize the images to fit each other, and then change the blending mode to Lighten.
Select the Eraser Tool on the toolbar andSet the eraser so that it has a blurred soft edge. Work with the eraser one end of the photo, trying to make the transition from picture to texture smooth and inconspicuous. If necessary, slide the image slightly to open most of the texture.
Decorate the future epigraph with additionalVisual effects - discolor your image by pressing Ctrl + Shift + U, and then select a new layer blending mode, for example, Soft Light.
To make the picture-epigraph look complete, withUsing the Type Tool, type in any suitable font a phrase or quote from the movie or book that you like, on the texture area. Color the text in any color. Some areas of the text are processed with a semitransparent soft eraser.