The creative tutorial home of image wrangler, Lesa Snider.

Step by step tutorials

Welcome to the home of the step by step creative online tutorial. Here you will find detailed, easy-to-understand steps accompanied by screen shots. These tutorials are liable to be about anything from my current project to something that drove me nuts trying to figure out. It is my hope that the things I can convey here will save you time and frustration.

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Creating Favicons

You know those cute little web site icons you see in your browser’s address bar? They’re called favicons (see example below) and they’re great for adding a bit-o-branding to your web site. Not only do they show up in browser address bars, they also appear in RSS news feed content aggregators, such as NetNewsWire and so forth. In this week’s tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create your very own favicon in Photoshop; though, first let’s talk a bit about the design and an extra plug-in you’re going to need.