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Using Photoshop explore how to create web-optimized gifs, transparent gifs, jpegs, and pngs, and when to use each. Learn about jpeg compression, ppi, color palette options, the secrets to great web photos and images, and techniques for creating optimized background images. You'll also learn how to use Photoshop's powerful layers feature and get an introduction and examples of how to use Photoshop as a tool for creating awesome website designs. Bring a jump/thumb drive (USB key) to save your work. Familiarity with using Photoshop and some understanding of CSS and HTML is helpful, but not necessary.
(This is part of the Digital Design Certificate Program, but you do not need to enroll in the program to take this workshop.)
Jim Roldan is a New Hampshire-based visual artist, illustrator and educator. He received his bachelor's degree in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design and his master's degree from the New Hampshire Institute of Art. His illustrations have been published in Boston Magazine, Yankee, Philadelphia Weekly, Merrimack Valley Magazine, and Business New Hampshire. He has created both traditional and digital art for Agfa/Monotype, Anthem Healthcare, BASF, The Boston Pops, Concord Academy, Endowment for Health, Foss Manufacturing, Hewlett-Packard, Marriott Corporation, Mercury Systems, Mount Washington Hotel, Pace Law School, St. Anselm's College, St. Paul's School, Saratoga Springs Tourism Bureau, UNH Law School, White Mountain Puzzles, and others. Jim currently teaches at both New Hampshire Institute of Art and Southern New Hampshire University. He is a past president and current board member of the New Hampshire Creative Club.
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