Lecture 6b: Working with Images

What You Will Learn Today

  1. Specify text fonts.
  2. Find images from different sources.
  3. Create background images, transparent images, progressive images, and image maps.
  4. Use common tools and features of graphical editors including layers, palettes and screen shots.


Sources of Images

Background Images

Transparent GIFs

Progressive JPEGs

right eye left eye nose mandrill Image Maps

<map name="mandrill">
<area shape="circle" coords="90,30,10" href="lecture6a.htm" alt="right eye">
<area shape="circle" coords="170,30,10" href="lecture6b.htm" alt="left eye">
<area shape="circle" coords="120,190,40" href="lecture5a.htm" alt="nose">
<img src="../coursework/mandrill.jpg" alt="mandrill" width="256" height="256" align="right" usemap="#mandrill">

Editing Tools in the GIMP

Move the mouse over each icon to see a description of these tools. Try using each of them on a photo.

layers Working with Layers


Various Graphics Concepts (from the GIMP Image Menu)

Getting a Snapshot of the Screen

To Do After Class