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- tips.pair.com - Graphics
- Optimize your graphics
- Lori's Web Graphics: Optimizing
- Animation Tutorial
- Embossed-Tiled Background
- FrontPage Background Image Tile Trick
- **Creating Great Web Graphics
- PhotoPaint and Photoshop tips, et al.
- Creating Paterns with Square Tiles
- Creating Web Page Background JPEG files
- Using Background Images on Web Pages, and Resources
- Mike's Sketchpad
- Tutorials and help for desktop publishers and graphic artists.
- Imagemap Authoring Guide and Tutorial Sites
- Hands-On Training by DocOzone
- Photoshop directed tutorials, but I daresay workable with other programs.
- Web Graphics on a Budget
- Nice page for PSP. Leans heavily on Blade Pro; for the most part, not a stand alone page if you do not have this product.
- A few scanning tips - Scanner Help - Basics 101
- Properly Using a Scanner
- Scanning Tips and Tricks
- Scanning Tips
- New S20 PhotoSmart Scanner Review
- Photography ... by Steven Martins
- Tony Sleep - Home Page
Paint Shop Pro
- Using Paint Shop Pro to optimize web graphics
- Paint Shop Pro Tips & Tricks
- Paint Shop Pro Papers
- Most excellent tips and pointers for PSP5, without the use of third-party plug-ins.
- Paint Shop Pro - Tips and Tricks at Centreline 2000
- New Dawn Micro - PSP Tutorials
- The PaintShop Pro Foundry
- Paint Shop Pro Tutorials
- State of Entropy Webgraphics and Design
- Andrew's Resource Center::Tutorials
- Third Party Paint Shop Pro Tutorial Sites
- This is Jasc's maintained page of links to PSP help.
- Robin's Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop & Web Design Resources
- GrafoManiac - Paint Shop Pro Resources - Plugs 'n Tools
- Site highly touted by others, but I found lots of defunt links.
- Paint Shop Pro Graphics
- Blade Pro Feature (Page 1)
- A tutorial on Blade Pro, a third party plugin product.
- Art Supplies
- Extras for PSP.
- Multimedia Development Lab - Adobe Acrobat
- Acrobat and PDF at PDFzone.com
- Adobe Acrobat Documents on the Web
- DaVince Tools Home Page - PDF Tools
- Acrobat Tips
- Non-Dithering Colors by Hue
- HVS GIFCruncher
- One of the friendlier online gif optimization utilities.
- JPEGCruncher Free JPEG Optimizer
- Gif Optimization @ HoggleStock
- Ulead WebUtilities
- These folks have a lot of software for graphics manipulation.
- The Image Mechanic
- I got this to work a couple of times, and it was nice to compare new and old images side by side, but it wigged out on the third attempt. Don't know if it was a limit, but you might like to try it.
- Cool Archive Button Maker
- The GIMP Homepage
- A Photostyler-like image editor.
- GTk+ and GIMP for Windows
- GIMP Documentation
- GIMP Tutorials!
- Optimizing your GIF graphics for Web Pages
- Web Clip Art
- Free Clip Art - Celtic
- WPI Library of Graphical Elements
- Kat Black's Freebies
- Medieval clipart and such. Mostly from woodcuts, so it is a good bet that they are copyright free as well. As with web graphics, no guarantees.
- Web Clip Art
- CLIP ART: On the Net 1000 clipart sites, clipart pages
- Cool Archive Free Web Graphics and Fonts
- A+B+C Graphics
- AAA Free Clip Art
- A-1 Icon Archive / Free Web Graphics
- Royalty Free Content Page
- The Matrix Vault
- ProDraw Graphics
- Public Domain Maps
- Public Domain Pictures
- Lycos Image Gallery
- My Gif Animations
- Some talented art from Hawaii.
- Timo's Christian Clipart Site
- Free Graphics
- The Whole Internet Guide to Clipart
- U.S. Department of the Interior, Photo Library
- US Fish and Wildlife Service - Images/Pictures
treatments, and headings.
- Clip Art Gallery Suggested Tiled Backgrounds
- Clip Art Tiled Backgrounds
- Media Link's Free Backgrounds and Textures
- Stock Photos; Royalty-Free Digital Images
- This particular page are a few medieval city pictures, however there are lots of other things on this site.
- Mediatheque Backgrounds
- Tons of free art.
- FREE Graphics Links
- Helen's Free Background Images
- Royalty Free Backgrounds from Ulead
- WebGround - Free Background Textures
- Free Background Patterns
- Absolute Background Textures Archive
- Free tiling background textures.
- Animation Factory Free Animated GIF Library
- Medieval Clipart
- Argotique Graphics Medieval Feast
- Medieval Clipart
- Celtic Clipart
- Hawaiian and Tropical Clipart
There are a lot of good things to say about this format, except that it is not as widely supported by browsers as liked. It has many advantages over GIF, if only all browsers would display them properly.
- Burn All GIFs Day
- Old news for some, new to others... Links to the feud with Unisys over LZW compression and its use in GIFs. Promote PNG!!
- PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Home Site
- GIF2PNG - The Exorcist
- Drag-n-drop GUI interface for Windows users to convert GIFs to PNG format graphics. Make sure you check your graphics after conversion, I have gotten spotty translations with some types of graphics.
- Group 42: PNG Info
- What Is...PNG
- WebTools for Graphics & Design: Whatever Happened to PNG?
- WDVL: Graphics Formats for the WWW: PNG
- Why PNG?
- Whatever Happened to PNG?
- Portable Network Graphics
- PNG Image Test Page
- XmHTML PNG Support
- Lunamoon Graphics
- Bimsan's Free Graphics
- Free Graphics for your Web Page
- Whiz Graphics Sets
- Moyra's Web Jewels
- Borders by Silverhair
I know, technically, that it isn't good sense to use embedded fonts on a webpage; however you can use the fonts to make transparent gifs to accomplish a similar thing. Also, when in lack of art, a freeware dingbat font can work in a pinch.
- Fantasy and Medieval Fonts
- Kyl's Medieval and Fantasy Fonts
- Fonts and tools for making them. This is something I've become a little more interested in.
- Free Fonts: Original Designs!
- Listings of free fonts and resources. There are other things here, as well as resources for calligraphy and the like. A hodge-podge, but interesting.
- Edlund Font Project
- A copyright free collection of medieval-type fonts.
- Font Freak
- A large collection of freeware and shareware.
- Dr. Berlin's Foreign Font Archive
- Font Pages
- Extremeley large collection of font-related links. A real goldmine!
- Ealoha Fonts and Font Utilities
- Very nice Freeware font collections!!
- High-Logic's Font Creator Download
- Finally found a Shareware Font Maker. I'll let you know what I think of it when I get the chance to try it out.
- Font Mania - 100% Free Fonts
- Extremely slow site, but there are a few gems I haven't seen anywhere else.
- Dan Smith's Fantasy Fonts for Windows
- EFF fonts by style
- Button Button Font
- Handy if you want templates for making custom buttons.
- Font Editors, PostScript and TrueType Fonts
- Various references from The Mining Company.
- Troubleshooting the Fonts
- A mac sponsored page, but talks about converting between Mac and PC.
- Font Conversion FAQ
- FontFile Free Fonts
General Graphics Sites
- i/us: Your graphics community
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