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Use PNG For Transparency

In the past, the only way to get transparent graphics on the Web was to use a GIF image. Unfortunately, GIF only allowed transparency in an “it either is or isn’t” way. With the PNG file format, you can save varying degrees of opacity, called Alpha transparency.
by Raphael “RC” Concepcion

Posted by Corey Barker

Corey is an education and curriculum developer for KelbyOne. He is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, FL, with a degree in Illustration. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web design and photography. His expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator have earned him numerous awards in illustration, graphic design and photography. Using Photoshop since version 2, his expertise and creativity have evolved exponentially with every new version, which makes Corey an invaluable addition to the KelbyOne team.

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