Photoshop Tutorial:  Create a Banner So Your PayPal Payment Pages Are Snazzy, Part 2

Photoshop can appear intimidating, but when you start off with a simple, clear goal – such as creating a nice graphic for your PayPal payment pages – you can learn how to get around pretty quickly.

In part 2 of this 3 video Photoshop tutorial, we use the move and gradient tools, learn about painting on layer masks, and filling a layer with a selected color in Photoshop to continue to create our PayPal banner.

Note:  To make the most if this training, if you have not watched Part 1 of this Photoshop tutorial, you can do so here before continuing with Part 2.

In the 3 Videos in this Series You will learn:

  • how to create a new file with the correct dimensions
  • what PayPal recommends for banner size
  • how to create and name layers in the Photoshop layers palette
  • how layer masks work
  • how to use the gradient and text tools
  • how to save your final image so that it is optimized for web viewing

Continue with the final portion of this video tutorial here.