JohnsonUsing Photoshop to Create Images for the Web
What is Photoshop?
Photoshop is a program that allows you to create and edit images (photos, graphics). Youcan use it to tweak photos (lighten, darken, crop, add special effects, etc.) as well ascreate graphics such as page banners, navigation buttons and even animation.Photoshop offers a lot of high-end features aimed at professional photographers andgraphic designers. But, we’ll be sticking to the basics in this introductory tutorial.In this tutorial you will learn:1.How to resize, crop and correct photos for use on web pages.2.How to create graphical elements for use on web pages: page banner, text, etc.
Some General Tips
1.You will find the photos for this tutorial in a folder called “Photoshop Practice.”2.As you work through the tutorial remember that you can use “undo” if you makea mistake or want go back. (Hit the control key, type Z or click Edit > Undo in themenu. You’ll also learn to use the “History” palette to undo multiple steps atonce.)