Making images for your website has got to be the hardest part of the whole thing. You need a good graphics program, a lot of creativity, and the file size needs to be suitable for downloading over the web. Plus you have to worry about image formats and quality.
Some tips you'll be able to use when creating your own images with Paint Shop Pro or Adobe Photoshop, such as making images transparent or adding special effects.
There isn't going to be a tutorial on the web for on how to design a good website, as it takes a lot more than just knowledge of what's involved. Here, however, are some things you might find helpful while learning how to go about it.
As soon as you put an idea into tangible form, even if it is digital, it is protected by copyright, and so are all derivatives of it. So, what do you do when you find a copy of your copyrighted work?