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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Tutorial: Creating a Logo Banner

A company "logo" banner image is commonly found on the home page of most websites. When creating a website for a company, it is easiest to scan the organization's logo from their brochures or promotional material and then save the scanned logo image as a gif or jpg file. If there are no brochures or other materials available, a graphic application such as Adobe Photoshop can be used to create a banner.

This tutorial will guide you in creating a company logo banner. Begin by launching Photoshop.

Adobe Fireworks after launch
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Don't worry if you feel a little intimidated by all the windows and panels that appear. We will focus on the functions needed to create a company logo banner. When you want to learn more about Photoshop, try out the Photoshop Support Center option found under "Help" on the top menu main tool bar or consider taking a course on graphics. When you are ready, continue with the tutorial.

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