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Designing Images for the Web

To make the best possible website you'll need good photos and graphics. This 1-day class will introduce you to Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, providing information on basic image correction and creation so you can be sure you have the best images for your website. This class is also part of our 4-day Web Design Workshop for Non-Designers.

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

program overview

exploring the work area

overview of tools and panels

Basic Image Editing

cropping images

checking resolution

resizing and resampling an image

Basic Retouching

removing unwanted elements and blemishes

removing a simple background

changing colors

fixing color

Saving Web-Ready Images

overview of image formats: .jpg vs .png vs .gif

using the save for web feature

add external web links

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

program overview

vector vs bitmap

overview of tools and panels

Create Basic Graphics

using shapes to build logos and images

drawing with the pencil tool
adding color and line

Saving Illustrations for Web

copy and paste to Muse

save for web revisited

using the .svg format

Extras (time permitting)

create an animated .gif