Try and do everything by yourself. Every picture, every button. It's the best way. When you get fed up, pause for a couple of months, buy a few internet magazines and get new ideas. Then try harder.
worth learning how to convert RGB to Hex colours. Graphic software mostly uses RGB, but Html
pages use Hex definition of colours. Especially when placing transparent gifs this knowledge
can be of use.
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extra level in your graphics software (should it provide that function, like Photoshop) proves helpful to
exactly cut pictures and save them as gifs - so that they will fit together again when
putting them back together on the Html page. Using the extra level to create many colour
squares on top of your picture helps you choose exactly the area you want to define to copy
into a new file. Don't forget to make the colour square level invisible again before you
sizes and table division sizes on the Html page go hand in hand. In case you want to glue
pictures next to each other, work with table divisions that do the same.
of the Html page to be as one big picture. Draw this imaginary page (without text) with help of
graphics software. Finally, decide what parts of the picture are supposed to be buttons,
background or pictures. Put a level of colour squares on top and start cutting. This method
works best for me.
phases concerning learning how to use graphics software seem to have more impact in winter. It's
dark outside anyway, so the monitor might as well display light.
told me about tables with round corners - they're indeed possible. Create a table and place
pictures in it with rounded edges - those pics will make tables with round corners.