October 28th, 2012, 11:37 AM
How to make high quality web page backgrounds
I am wondering how I can make a background that will come out in a high resolution(good looking).
Much like this one:
I have tried to find many tutorials without luck.
If you could please tell me how you do it,
If you know a tutorial that actually shows me what i want to do,
And what program you use to do it(Photoshop, etc.)
October 28th, 2012, 07:16 PM
Well, the main thing is that you have to start with a high resolution photo in order for it to be high resolution/sharp in the end.
Also, you'll notice that their photo/illustration is only for the top of their web page. If you scroll down it fades to blue. What they are doing is using a non-repeating background image that fades to blue, and also using a blue background color for their body element.
Simcity has set it up in a sort of ... interesting way, but there are a few ways to achieve this.
1. First, create your background image in Photoshop. Make sure it fades to the color you want. You can do this by creating a top layer, using the marquee tool with a 250px feather, and filling it with your desired color.
2. Set up your HTML/CSS so that it will display it correctly. An easy way that I can think of is to set the style for your body to match something like this:
Hope that helps!
/* Replace #FF00FF with your desired background color */
background: #FF00FF url('path/to/image.png') center top no-repeat;
October 29th, 2012, 04:51 AM
To create high quality background you must need huge knowledge on Photoshop If you practice seriously must you can make attractive graphic are that you can use anywhere.
For tutorial you can visit lynda.com. But you need to pay to watch there tutorials
October 29th, 2012, 02:23 PM
Thanks, both of you.
now I know where to get started...
October 29th, 2012, 09:22 PM
Thanks now I know on how to do high quality web page backgrounds thanks!
November 15th, 2012, 03:01 PM
November 29th, 2012, 08:23 AM
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November 29th, 2012, 03:03 PM
I also that wtf....
Originally Posted by KillerWolf
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