is a popular software. It includes many features that make designing
graphics for the web incredibly simple! These tutorials are based
around Photoshop 5.0, but if you have an earlier or later version
you should still be able to find your way around. The tutorial is
also based on the Mac version of Photoshop, but again, there is
can start to create a graphic you will need to get familiar with
some of the Tools you have available to you in
Photoshop 5.0. As you progress through the tutorials, the instructions
will only show you a screen capture of new information.
So make sure
that you understand what you are doing in each of the tutorials
as you progress.
opening the software you'll see several small windows on your
that you know a bit about the tools you have available to
use, let's start to create an image.
cursor to File and click. This window should appear.
Choose New because you want to create a New image.
now have the option of deciding how big the Canvas is
going to be for your New image. Don't worry about making
it too big now. You will learn how to Crop your image
to the correct size later.
should, however set the Resolution to 72 pixels per
inch. This is the recommended resolution for images for the
Web. You should also work in RGB mode. You can change the
mode later if you need to.
now have a Canvas on which you will work.