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10 Quick Tips For Making Your Large Graphics Load Faster
There's nothing worse then having to sit and wait while the images are loading on your webpages. We've become a society of convenience with microwaves, instant soup and lightening fast servers. We want things in the blink of an eye.
Bells And Whistles - Does Your Site Really Need Them?
Current graphics technology is awesome, and I love a good video game. But market
testing has proven Websites that go overboard with graphic design and special
effects actually convert far fewer sales than sites with clean, attractive layouts
that do not interfere with the most important element – the content!
Making Your Website your Visitors Favorite. It is not what you think.
A Favicon is a short the Favorites Icon. It is a multi-resolution image included on nearly all professional developed sites.
Fun with Photoshop - Creating a Vector Mask using the Pen Tool
Using the Pen Tool to create a Vector Mask to hide the background of an image.
Fun with Photoshop
Converting a color image into a professional quality black and white one.
Fun with Photoshop - Blend it like Beckham
Using layer blend modes to correct under or over exposures in your digital photograph collection.
Adventures in Photoshop - Making Selections
Creating and manipulating selections with the selection tools.
Adventures in Photoshop - An Artist is Born
Read the first in a series of tutorials titled Adventures in Photoshop to learn how to make your own custom graphics.
How Favicons Work
A favicon is a tiny graphic that replaces the standard web page icon in your browser's Address bar. It also appears in the Favorites menu when your web site is bookmarked.
An icon is a small image that represents a function or group. For example, you click on a picture of a printer when you want to print a document from your computer, or a green thumb to find web sites about gardening. A great icon has the ability to instantly tell the viewer its purpose.