I’m pretty good with coding-related issues by my graphic design abilities are sometimes lacking.
Here is the site:
A few disclaimers: You must be in 1024x768 to see it correctly and you must also be using IE. This is all just experimental right now so I haven’t bothered standardizing it all (yet).
Anyway, I really like what I have so far. The problem is I don’t know how to extend it into a “full” page. Right now it looks like a Splash (ie, intro) page. I tried extending the brown colour downards to form the usual centered-column look but that just ruined the integrity of the graphic (one of those artsy things…can’t really explain it).
Basically I’m having trouble extending the graphic context to include a content context (got it? :D).
I’m not looking for coding help, I’m looking for some graphic arts suggestions - I need a blog area, a shoutbox area and a links-to-content area. For the content links, I particularly like the idea of using small pictures along with descriptions. The following sites show layouts I like:
I’ve been playing around with coloured rectangles for hours…I need some direction here!