Create a New Image
This is (hopefully) the first
page of a
of articles for the Absolute Beginner to
Adobe PhotoShop 6.0
As soon as you click File ->
New in PS, you will
be presented with a dialog box somewhat like this
||A descriptive name to
your new file.
||IF your images are
meant for the web, stick with pixels.
||Same as above.
||Again, if for the
web, stick with 72, 75 or 96
reason for this setting. I personally
use 75 dpi (dots or pixels
||Leave this at RGB
- If you choose White, you will get
an image with a white background.
- If you choose Background Color, the
"background colour swatch" (marked B
in the image) in your toolbox is
used instead, e.g. in the image above the
colour is black.
- If you choose Transparent, then
your new image will not have a colour in
your background layer.
When you click OK, your new image will look somewhat
like this in your PS -