In order to understand the magnitude of what it means to create graphics, we need to work briefly in a paint program. Microsoft Paint is part of every Windows program sold so that is where we will start.
Paint is in
the Accessories menu in both Windows 95 and 3.1.
Letís explore the window. Across the top is the traditional Menu bar. Down the left side is the Toolbar. Color is at the bottom left. Click on the toolbar to see a full-page view. Close to return to this page.
The toolbar has a variety of selections for working in the paint program. Let's review them.
Selection of each of these tools provides a different tool to draw with in the program. You select the appropriate tool for the action you wish to create. Once you select, you should determine your color choice.
Your will be
developing a web page in this class. Most
pages have a graphic that draws the site together. Usually each page
carries a logo that connects the many parts of the web site together. Create
your own personal logo to provide a theme and a connection between the pages on
your site. You can insert clip art
as well as create your own. Develop in Paint your personal logo to be used as an anchor
graphic for all of the various pages of your web page design.
|This page was updated on: 04/10/02|