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How to make sculpting look?

I'm wondering how they actually achieved this kind of effect? image from http://www.thecapitol.pn/ Could you give me some suggestions is there any techniques to get the same effect?? I tried many ...
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Why are raster images still used when vector images have so many advantages?

I have read some posts and see many advantages of using vector images when compared to raster images: They can be zoomed or scaled at any ratio. File-size efficiency. Because vector image only ...
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As a designer, how should I start designing an iOS app?

I am about to design an IOS 8 app for the very first time. I've been a designer for 5 years now, both on Photoshop and Illustrator, but I never got the change to design an app. I am looking for some ...
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Which Wacom tablet would suit my needs, Intuos vs. Bamboo?

I am not a graphic design student but digital painiting intrigues me quite a lot. I have been watching online lessons of it and have finally decided to buy a pen tablet. I want to pursue digital ...
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Photoshop: How to know which layer does graphic object inside

I have met this situation, and because I just learn photoshop so I don't know how to solve this. I have a psd file contains some layers. Those layers have grouped together. Then I draw a graphic (in ...
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Style identification: How was this painting effect made?

I'm specially interested in the flowers in different colors. Can they be achieved using a filter? Image Source: Robbi Robbins.
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How to make a multi-color gradient in photoshop?

Hello, I was wondering what it takes to make this blurred and blended type of multi colored gradient in photoshop? Any help is greatly appreciated!
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Photoshop : Difference when drag an image to psd file directly and copy/paste manual

I have an image and I want to move this image to my psd file. I have two ways to do this. this is my first solution I often do from very first time I use photoshop. I drag image file directly into ...
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When I save a PSD, have it save a PNG w/ a new folder

Could I do this? For example, if I was making a new logo, I would save the psd, it'd create a new folder called Avatar, and in that it would save the psd and the PNG. Would that be possible?
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How to add Reflection + Shadow to a 3D Box in Photoshop?

I used a 3D Box Generator for Photoshop, and was able to create some boxes with it. These boxes were shaped in the form of Software Boxes, while I require Customized Dimensions Boxes, which currently ...
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Photoshop: How to duplicate layer manual without using hotkey

I read many tutorials and found that, hotkey to duplicate layer is Command + J on Mac or Control + J on Windows. My question is: If I don't remember this hotkey, how can I do this manual. (By ...
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Canvas cut marks

I have this sample red image 16"x20", with 1.5" white padding and 4px black border. I created the border in Photoshop using Layer Style Stroke The print will be on canvas, and the border is to be ...
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Is there a script out there that adds numbers to layers? [on hold]

Is there a script out there that adds numbers to layers like you would see in a table design. I use Photoshop to make changes on the fly as we rapidly prototype things in Photoshop. I try to stay as ...
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Photoshop: possible to select hidden layers via keyboard shortcut?

I use the Option + [ and ] keyboard shortcuts to select layers in Photoshop's layers panel, but it skips hidden layers. Is it possible at all to select these via the keyboard?
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Restrict movement of layer in Photoshop CS6

Is there a way to block the movement of a layer in photoshop and still be able to do editing in the same layer?
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What's the best way to maintain color customization in Photoshop files

I have just started designing print templates like brochures and business cards for graphic marketplaces. As different users has different color requirements for their brand the files must easy to ...
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How can I edit a crown from a picture in Photoshop?

Can someone help me and guide me how to edit the crown on the picture to match with the king wallers logo? I dont know how to color it partly,make it glow a little and use shades.
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What is the most effective way to organize .psds for a large scale application project

I'm working on a project at work where we are building out a full scale application. Its going to span a 2 year period. Ive been naming and dating psds. I'm still having a hard time staying organized. ...
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How do I find the nested layers that may cause problems in older CS versions? [migrated]

I get the warning, but can't see where the problem is. The warning pops up at seemingly random times. My groups aren't nested in any weird way, as far as I can see. The + and & symbols are used ...
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Confused about the real resolution size and dpi for wall sticker printing using photoshop [duplicate]

i am quite newbie in graphic design. As beginner, this is the first time assigned with a task to print out a wall sticker design. The wall design size in real should be 106" x 128". Since i am using ...
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Saving ARGB 32 Bits BPM in Photoshop

Ok, I have an Image in 8 bits per channel mode on Photoshop. When I try to save it doesn't let me select the A8 R8 G8 B8 option. Why I can't do it? There's a special mode that I have to choose to ...
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How do I make a document in Photoshop? [duplicate]

I tried to make a document in Photoshop with a size of 551" x 196" but for some reason it is not working. How do I make a document in Photoshop with the size I need?
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Converting a Portrait Profile Image to Square

I've been given the task recently to convert a portrait image of my boss with the size 489w x 835h to a good profile image to be used for his LinkedIn profile (200px x 200px). I was wondering if ...
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How do I achieve an “old” distressed poster effect in Illustrator, Photoshop or Pixelmator?

I am looking to create some graphics that look like modernism vintage style. Examples here: Any thoughts here?
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Are there any extra measures when designing a translucent business card?

My client needs a translucent business and this is the first time I am going to do create a design that's going to be printed on translucent plastic material. I am a bit worried about how the design ...
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How do I ensure a colour is flat (and not dithered) when exporting it from Flash?

What settings/methods are best for creating an animated gif with sharp image quality? Here's what I'm working with: http://demo.jessewhite.me/envelope/index.html This graphic is for a high-end ...
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How to make a lens with zoomed effect in Photoshop

How do I go about creating this effect in Photoshop cs6? Don't forget to mark this question as useful :)
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Making a curved road texture in Photoshop?

I have a very simple road texture (200 x 200) like this: I need to create a curved version of this texture that is double the size (400 x 400). Here is a picture to give you a basic idea of what ...
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Dimension for very large designs [duplicate]

I'm working on a design which is to be printed and displayed on a 8ft by 2.32ft. What dimension can I use when using photoshop because I can't find any fonts that can extend that large. Thanks.
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Illustrator// Blending two overlapping lines when expanded

So i made this brush from a tutorial i watched online. I want this rope loop to look how its shown on top, but when they overlap in the loop i don't want them to look how they do once expanded ...
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How can I create cartoon green grass for covering a sphere?

I've searched a lot about how to create grass for a sphere. I analyzed some pictures from different games. I can copy what I've found but it's important to know the methods because here I have a ...
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How to I change a .psd format to .jpeg format without photoshop?

I took my work home from a photoshop class, not realizing I didn't save my pictures as .jpeg instead i saved them as .psd and I don't have photoshop to change them, is there a way to change a .psd ...
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How do I hide text in images that only becomes visible when brightening the image?

I need to send messages to a group of people. These messages are hidden in text, and should only appear when the image is brightened. Is there any way to do this in Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended?
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Fill selection regions with the average color inside them

I'm trying to design stained glass. Photoshop has the "Stained Glass" filter, but I need a bit more flexibility than it allows. I've used it to create the came structure: Now I want to take my ...
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Best way to export a vector logo from Illustrator to Photoshop for printing?

I have a vector logo (eps-file) that needs to be exported to an A4-flyer created in Photoshop for printing (as a PDF). What is the best way to export the logo to Photoshop at the appropriate size ...
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Difference between 8 bit and 16 bit in Photoshop

I have been working on Photoshop for quite some time now, but there is one thing that has got me confused till now. Is it better to be working on a 16 bit color mode or an 8 bit one? I know that the ...
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How to partition each part of an image? [closed]

How to cut or separate the parts of the body(hand, leg, head...) from a single image? I want to separate the background and foreground pictures also partition the each part. Silhouette studio ...
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Is it possible to resynchronize after effects source name with its corresponding photoshop layer name after renaming the source name in after effects?

I have an after effects project and a script that exports the after effects animations for use in Unity3D. The animation is complex and uses over 100 layers. Those layers are imported from a psd file ...
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Going from one text box to another by keyboard shortcuts

I wanna change the content of many text boxes. Currently I use Type tool, edit one, click move tool, Type tool and edit the next. I know there is an easier way, but I forgot it. Like holding cmd in ...
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Capture sound waves [migrated]

I'm trying to capture sound wave patterns from mp3s. At the moment I'm doing screen grabs from audacity, then fixing them up in photoshop. Does anyone know any other software I could use for this? ...
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In Photoshop, is possible to get wet edges effect without opacity buildup?

I know the build-up is part of the effect, but is there any way to get the wet edges effect without a build-up? It's okay if the center color is not transparent, just as long as the outer edge color ...
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Should we use slice to export assets in photoshop cc?

Now that Photoshop CC has an option of extracting assets, should we abandon using slices to export assets to be used by UI developers?
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How to save a photoshop image for indesign and preserve the pantones?

I'm having a terrible time trying to get a photoshop image to export to an indesign file. The colors need to be in pantone as it will be printed, but whether I export to pdf or import the raw psd file ...
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Photoshop CS6 tabs are too long

Every time I work in Photoshop I use multiple tabs, but It gets annoying if I have more than 3 tabs open in the same window because the tabs display the name of the file, the zoom % and the first line ...
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Creating realistic iPhone touch screen glass in Photoshop [duplicate]

Say you wish to replace this phone's screen with your own screenshot -- what would be the best way of emulating that thick hazy screen look in Photoshop? Just reducing the contrast and maybe adding a ...
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How do I place a crosshair inside the circular cursor?

I know that if you press CAPSLOCK it changes the cursor into a crosshair, but that way I can't see the size of my circle. Is there a way to have both things activated?
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Layer Comps in photoshop

I am using the layer comps in photoshop to create different pages of an app display setup. When I change the position of the text for layout "d" it then makes layouts a,b,c all the previous comps ...
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Does anyone know of any low-poly 3D art tutorials? [duplicate]

I've always been fascinated with low poly art styles. Throughout many years I tried to teach myself pixel art, but when low poly art was introduced to me during a time when I was looking for ...
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How would I create this spotlight projection effect in Photoshop?

I would like to create a similar effect to this image in Photoshop. The aim is that the background and the effect colours can be changed as needed. I only need the projection part of it, I don't need ...
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Converting a greyscale image to a single solid colour with Photoshop, while preserving transparency

I have a grey scale image, with transparency. How can I convert this to one solid specific color, and preserve its edges/transparency?