Personalized Puzzle Effects
In this tutorial we will learn a simple way to create a seamless puzzle pattern.
Create a new file (File>New) with 1280×800 px and 72 dpi.
Next we shall use the Rectangle Tool (U) to draw the background of the picture to be.
Select these parameters for the new layer by making a mouse click on the processed layer on the layers’ panel: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay
Take the Custom Shape Tool (U) and select from the next table a puzzle’s element, colored with #40D7FE
The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Glow
Make a copy of the last made layer and move off the layer’s effects. Choose after that the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to give the layer white color. Press Alt button and select the Pen Tool (P) to cut out an opening on the layer.
The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending mode-Hard Mix
Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss