Photoshop Tutorials

Creating animations in Adobe Image Ready

In Adobe ImageReady, you create animation from a single image using animated GIF files. An animated GIF is a sequence of images, or frames. Each frame varies slightly from the preceding frame, creating the illusion of movement when the frames are viewed in quick succession. You can create animation in several ways By using the Duplicate Current Frame button in the Animation palette to create animation frames, and then using the Layers palette to define the image state associated with each...

Creating a layer-based slice

Another method for defining slices in Photoshop and ImageReady is to convert layers into slices. A layer-based slice includes all the pixel data in the layer. When you edit the layer, move it, or apply a layer effect to it, the layer-based slice adjusts to encompass the new pixels. To unlink a layer-based slice from its layer, you can convert it to a user slice. You'll create a slice based on the Copyright Strip layer, and then apply a layer effect to it so you can see how the slice adjusts to...

Working with image maps (Image Ready)

An image map is an image that contains multiple hypertext links to other files on the Web. Different areas, or hotspots, of the image map link to different files. Adobe ImageReady creates client-side image maps and server-side image maps. Creating image maps is one of the functions that you must do in Adobe ImageReady. You can use Photoshop to create slices, which share certain functionality with image maps, but you cannot create image maps with Photoshop. Note For information about slicing an...