Free, Fading an image to the Background with Fireworks 8

One of the questions I most frequently get asked is "How do I fade an image into the background?" In this tutorial you'll learn how to fade an image into the background using Fireworks 8. Two different images and several techniques are taught.

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This tutorial movie is an excerpt from "Web Page in a Day!"


Where you learn how to build an entire web site from start to finish using Fireworks and Dreamweaver. The design is extremely flexible and you also learn how to edit it quickly using your own images. The design is done using CSS and NO tables.

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Joyce Evans

Joyce EvansJoyce J. Evans Joyce is a training veteran with over 14 years of experience in educational teaching, tutorial development, and Web design. She has been asked to speak at conferences such as Macromedia MAX, TODCON, DESIGN FEST and SEYBOLD.

Joyce has received Editors Choice Awards for her book Fireworks 4 F/X and Design and has authored over 10 books on Fireworks, Dreamweaver and Web Design. Her current offering is a CD "Web Page in a Day" which teaches you how to build a site start to finish.

Joyce was a Team Macromedia Volunteer and now an Adobe Community Professional.

She can be reached at Her Web site is and Idea Design

Joyce lives with her husband, teenage son and daughter, dog, cat and horse, in the Tampa Bay area in Florida. When Joyce isn't working she can be found enjoying the many fruit trees and palms in her yard or at the beach.

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Movie does not load

February 16, 2007 by L Peach
Had to mark poor simply because all content is in the movie which opens a new window but never plays.

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February 16, 2007 by Frank Beverdam
The movie is 20 megabytes so it will take a couple of minutes to load depending on your connection speed it can take some time.

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