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    newbie - Designing website headers

    Hi

    I'm trying to not buy Photshop or any graphics editting software if I can help it (for my PC which uses Microsoft XP) - Photoshop looks reall good when I view some of the YouTube tutorial on though..

    Would anyone know of any decent free software where you can create yourself a really decent header for a web-site. In particular I'd like to be able to move shadows, fade especially to do with the Text.

    Can anyone help.

    Thank you
    Dave

    ps. I've found a free download from xheader.com - is this any good ?

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    If you Google "free Photoshop alternatives" you'll get some good results.

    But you can also do a lot of this with CSS itself, especially CSS3, with is gaining cross-browser support. You can do drop shadows, transparency etc.

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    thank Ralf - would you also know of a Sitepoint book that teaches about creating shadows
    Thanks again
    Dave

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    A new book on CSS3 and HTML5 has just been published which mentions it, and there's also the Photoshop Antology (may not be what you want, though!)

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    If you are looking for a free bitmap graphic program (like Photoshop) the alternative is GIMP however it is hard to master AFAIK .


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