Tag: gif

2010 / by hannah -

Saving a gradient for web – gif, jpeg or png?

Gradients are often used in web design, but when you save them using the wrong file type you may find that your lovely design has banding stripes of colour or will actually cause you more work in the long run when you come to update the files!

2010 / by hannah -

How to create an animated gif in Photoshop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a basic animation for the web with photoshop. Follow these simple steps to create a circular animation. This tutorial can be used with any graphics you like, I’ve used simple circular graphics to create a circle which changes into a half circle and back just for the purposes of this animation.

2010 / by hannah -

Problem with gif files – locked background layer

Q. I have a .gif file that I’m trying to drag onto another document in Photoshop but the image won’t copy across as normal. I’ve tried to unlock the layer but the padlock is greyed out and I can’t unlock the layer by double clicking it either.

2010 / by hannah -

Saving images for the web – Jpeg, Gif, Png

This article will explain the differences between the three file types; jpegs, gifs and pngs, and explain when it is best to use each method. To save an image to be used on the web, you should go to File > Save for Web & Devices.