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Creating an ICON for your web page - simple method

Creating Icons in Photoshop


Creating an ICON for your web page - simple method.

Please follow these directions carefully.

  1. Open Hard Drive
  2. Find folder HS
  3. Find the folder Photoshop
  4. Click to open Adobe Photoshop 6.0
  5. From the FILE menu pull down to NEW.
  6. Name your file "webpages"
  7. Make width - 1 inch
  8. Make height 1 inch
  9. Set resolution to 72 picxels/inch
  10. Mode RGB Color
  11. Contents to Transparent

Select from the VIEW menu zoom in, do this twice to get 300% magnification

Stretch out the window by dragging the lower right corner and make the window large

PLEASE DO NOT MOVE TOOL BARS

Select a color by clicking on the rectangle icon in the top menu bar. And lets pick yellow

That is R=249 G=244 B=0 or number #F9F400

Select the rounded rectangle tool and drag a rectangle on the checkerboard area.

From the layer menu select new layer and accept the default setting.

In the graphic menu bar on the right select the "T" or text tool. And drag a box in the checkerboard area of the work space.

Select a color by clicking on the rectangle icon in the top menu bar. And lets pick red

That is R=255 G=0 B=0 or number #FF0000

Type "My Webpages!" in the text box.

From the FILE menu pull down to save for the web. Place it in a new folder called icons in your class period folder.

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