Next, we are going to use a simple technique to work in a handful of different column variations inside this one page for our portfolio items.
Step E2: Creating Portfolio Items
Use the image creation technique from Day One (Step C3) to create two column portfolio items as shown in image E - 2a. If you recall, we're simply drawing in rectangles that fit the column guides, applying a layer style, and then cropping in images to create a subtle border effect.
Now repeat this same technique for three column and four column portfolio items. Use image E - 2b and E - 2c as a guideline. Note that we're flipping between the different 12_column and 16_column guide layers to get this perfect. Finally, organize your layers as shown in image E - 2d.
Part F: Design The Blog List Page
The Blog List page is intended to be the location where "excerpts" of each blog post are shown. These "excerpts" are also called "loop" elements - and usually are comprised of a title, thumbnail image, a short text preview and some meta information (like the date, author, tags, etc.).
Step F1: Creating the Blop "Loop" Elements
Just like we did with the last page, we'll start by creating a duplicate of portfolio.psd page and renaming it to blogs.psd. Inside the blogs.psd file, delete everything inside the content folder except bg, breadcrumbs, and