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Glass is hot! Classy little glass buttons are popping up more and more. Easy to edit once the initial style is complete, they attract attention without overwhelming the page. Learn to build glass buttons in PhotoShop and PaintShop Pro. The first in an ongoing navigation button series. Glass buttons.

Navigation ideas galore! Here are 15 terrific navigation graphic ideas to get your imagination going. From the amazingly simple to a menu that covers a whole page, you will find samples to inspire your creativity – no matter what your navigation needs. Navigation Graphics.

Digging deeper into masks: Two weeks ago we opened a subject that tortures many graphic artists – masks. This week, we are digging deeper into the mysteries of masks and wander carefully into (gasp) channels. They aren't so hard ... really! Masks 2.

Finding the lines: . A few weeks ago we took a close look at how to create many different types of lines. In this issue of Graphic Greats, I've found some pretty terrific Web sites that put lines to great use. Need some inspiration for your own line work? Here it is! Lines.

Demystifying masks: People who use masks for computer graphics love the power that they offer for special effects and reduced production time. But masks are often misunderstood – even feared. There is no need for that. Though masks can be confusing they are really quite simple, as you will see in this, the first of a two part series on masks. Take a break and practice with the techniques included. Before long, you will join those who love the power of masks. Masks.

Wow! Lynda Weinman in person ... well, in personal conversation with yours truly. I had a long chat with Lynda about the future, the past and what we as Web developers should be watching. Lynda has achieved a lot, personally and professionally. She is also wonderfully warm, witty and truly in love with this industry and committed to passing on what she knows. Sit back and follow the conversation. Lynda Weinman.


Wendy Peck is a working Web designer and writer living in NW Ontario, Canada.



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Classy Glassy Buttons
Masks are Easy Part 2
Masks Are Easy ... Really!
Let There Be Lines
Rough It Up
Text as Design
Pro Photo Edges
Dingbats: Design Elements to Go

Graphics Greats

Graphic Greats: Navigation Graphics
Graphic Greats: Design Lines
Lynda Weinman Interview
Graphic Greats: Rough It Up
Graphic Greats: Text as Design
Graphic Greats Photo Edges
Graphics Greats: Menus

Dan Giordan Tutorials

Adobe Announces Photoshop 5.5
Exploring the Brush Stroke Filters
Exploring the Lighting Effects Filter

Memory Upgrades for Graphics Systems
The 10 Photoshop Color Controls

The Photoshop Black and White TV Effect

Optimizing Digital Camera Images

Animation with Photoshop Filters

Animation in Tables

Quickmask Selections in Photoshop

The Crosshatch Filter in Illustrator

Text Effects in Photoshop

Geometric Backgrounds With Photoshop

Web site Makeover / Microtech International

Digital Aesthetic v.3

Masking Unmasked

You're a Designer and You've NEVER Built a Web Page?

The Digital Aesthetic v.2


The Digital Aesthetic v.1


Created: Apr. 1, 2000
Revised: Apr. 1, 2000