Web Design 1Author: Mike Amante
26 Feb 2017

Web Design 1

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This podcast features live screencasted lessons in the use of Fireworks and Dreamweaver as part of the Web Design 1 class at New Hartford High School in New Hartford, NY, USA. Skills taught here specific for students enrolled in the class but anyone is free to subscribe and learn how to make great looking web graphics and websites!

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    Fine Tune Bitmap Editing

    During this lesson, students receive brief instruction on image enhancement techniques to retouch images. Concepts such as how to lighten and darken areas of a photograph using the Burn and Dodge tools as well use of the Blur, Sharpen, Smudge, and Rubber Stamp tools are discussed.

  • Posted on 08 Feb 2017

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    Using the Rubber Stamp Tool

    In this lesson, students learn to use the Rubber Stamp tool to clone pixels in one area of a bitmap image and then paint pixels back into another part of a bitmap image

  • Posted on 08 Feb 2017

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    Using the Lasso Tool & Intro to Layers

    The skills covered in this lesson will be used by students when performing detailed bitmap editing the Fireworks program. In this lesson, students first learn how the Lasso tool can used for performing irregular selections in a bitmap image. Students also introduced to the idea of layers when editing in a graphics creation program such as Fireworks.

  • Posted on 06 Feb 2017

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    Using the Magic Wand Tool

    This lesson introduces some of the tools used when performing basic bitmap editing the Fireworks program. Students first learn how the Magic Wand tool is used to select solid areas of color in bitmap image. They are introduced to how to adjust how hue, saturation, and lightness can be applied to manipulate a bitmap image.

  • Posted on 06 Feb 2017

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    Using the Marquee Tool

    During this lesson, students learn how to select various parts of bitmap images using the Marquee tools. After exploring the using the oval Marquee tools for making circular selection, students also learn to use the rectangular Marquee tools for performing square tools. Students also learn some of the common modifier keys when working with these bitmap selection tools.

  • Posted on 02 Feb 2017

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