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If you're going to be a professional in any of the creative/artistic fields, you have to understand color. We've been dealing a bit with Color Theory on our site, but now we're going to dive into something equally important - Color Psychology.
There is no universal rule to what size you should make your web banners. Depending on the website you advertise on, the sizes you need will vary.
Step One: Reflection Image
To have a reflection, we need to start with something to reflect.
This technique can be used with text or images - I'm using the image below, which I grabbed from clantemplates.com in their renders gallery.
Step One: Image to Touch-Up
Obviously we need to start with something. I'll be using the photo below, which I downloaded from sxc.hu's stock photographer remind.
Step One: Open Image
Open any image that you want to use in Photoshop. Make sure that it is in RGB mode by clicking "Image", choosing "Mode", and ticking "RGB". Crop the photo if necessary.
Open any image that you want to use in Photoshop. Make sure that it is in RGB mode by clicking "Image", choosing "Mode", and ticking "RGB". Crop the photo if necessary.
Step One: New Canvas
Create a new canvas in Photoshop, roughly the width of your web page (or proposed web page) and roughly 30-35 pixels in height.
Glitter Text : The Photoshop Steps
Step One: New Canvas
open a new canvas (File, New or Ctrl+N). The one I'm working with is sized at 400 x 250 pixels, with a white background.
Step One: New Canvas <br/>Open Photoshop and create a new canvas that is sized about 300 x 300 pixels. You can always make the text smaller later - work large and keep your quality.
Step One: Download & Install
In order to complete this tutorial, you will need the following piece: globe.
Install dancer-shape.csh in Photoshop before you open the program, so it is installed for you. Then, open globe.gif.