Using effects like shadow backdrops and 3-D text, you can give
your banners the professional look and feel that you want. These
effects also apply to web graphics in general, so learning them should
be useful to everyone. Collected here is a list of step-by-step
tutorials from other sites. These are quite helpful as you begin to
create your own site.
The Animation Zone - Focuses on animated banners and provides
graphic tools for downloading.
McCannas - Tutorial for Photoshop with links to free software,
fonts, graphics, and HTML resources.
Animated Gif Artists Guild - This site shows how to make animated
GIF on the Macintosh.
Royal Frazier - Thorough instructions for intermediates to create
Creating GIF Animations - An intermediate-level GIF Animation
tutorial with links to necessary graphic tools.
CNet - Articles on animation and quick tutorials
along with free down loads.
John Thompson - Tutorials on design, animation, and graphics with
free software! Also, you can get a free banner by filling out the
online form and description.
Jay's Graphix - Numerous web designer and graphic artist tutorials.