Creating Graphics for the Web

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn the difference between vector and raster graphics
  • Create graphics for a website, including a banner, buttons, and a logo
  • Learn techniques for creating web graphics in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Optimize graphics for the web using Photoshop and Illustrator

Prerequisite Skills

  • Experience with the Photoshop and Illustrator interfaces
  • Ability to perform basic photo editing in Photoshop
  • Ability to create and edit text and shapes in Illustrator

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This online course is free to everyone and available for enrollment through IU Expand.

This course consists of a series of short lessons, examples, demonstrations, practice quizzes, and hands-on exercises.

To complete the course content, you will need:

  • a web browser and internet access to use the course material on IU Expand.
  • a copy of the software relevant to the training installed on your computer.