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can i make 2D art with photoshop and can i use it with game maker

currently learning how to make games with game maker and im useing another program to make my sprites backgrounds and what not just curious if i can do the same with photoshop and if so which verison ...
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Photoshop image manipulation to round stand alone image

In Photoshop I just learned to use the create clipping mask feature to create a round image for example. The image needs to be able to be uploaded into an email design tool that I have to use (it is ...
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Cutting out white (low contrast) objects from white background

I need to figure out the most efficient way to make quick cutouts of white products and a white background. I usually make a copy of the blue channel, level it out and paint over the rest, but it's a ...
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How to quick export (PS) ONLY what is on the artboard?

I'm trying to export several images in PS to png and some, not all, result in an image that has the things outside of the artboard. Setting a clipping mask the size of the artboard does nothing. ...
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Resize Photoshop canvas to fit selected layer's (larger) dimensions

I know how to crop, to fit a selected layer's dimensions that are smaller than my canvas, but is there an easy way to upsize my canvas to fit a selected object that is larger than it? Can I find out ...
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How to remove space between tiles in a grid

I have PNG file that contains a grid of tiles. There is a two pixel wide transparent space between each tile but I would like to remove that. I'd like their edges to be flush without a space. Aside ...
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How to improve image quality [on hold]

I would like to make this image better, so I can use it for a valentine's day card. Can anyone help?
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How to make 3.42m x 1.75m size pdf file with 300 dpi?

I'm working to make big size pdf file for printing. 3.42m x 1.75m (300 dpi) Printing company need 300dpi file. I tried it in Indesign and Photoshop, but failed. Please help me. Regards.
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Painting a car in 3D then generating stencils

I'm not really sure what software solution would be best, or if one even exists, but I have a car that I want to design the paint job for. It appears that Photoshop can import a 3D model and from ...
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Recreate Complex JPG File As PSD? My Designer Disappeared

I unfortunately hired someone who I thought was a fantastic, dependable designer. They created a very complex, extremely well put together landing page for me. They then sent me a jpg version of the ...
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Place images into photoshop without confirmation prompt?

I drag and drop like 50 images into some opened psd. To complete this i have to confirm a transformation 50 times (press enter or click the checkmark). Any way to skip this step and make it apply ...
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create new layer for each frame [on hold]

I'm trying to animated images of mine in photoshop CC2015. I complete every step until I have to go to the menu to select create new layer for each frame / make frames from layer and this is where I ...
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Noisy feather selections in photoshop

Whenever I put some kind of feather on selection. Or there is some angled selection; there is a noisy type of selection. How to get rid of it? Refer to the link for image please.
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How to make a sketch like that from a photo? [on hold]

and this is the photo: I need it for a logo. Please help :) ... Thanks!
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Photoshop Actions: How can I add styles (fx) to layer without clearing current styles?

I'm trying to record a Photoshop action that applies a layer style (say drop shadow). When I run this action, all other effects gets removed and only currently applied (drop shadow) remains. How can I ...
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How to create distorted gradient banding?

The top image briefly was translated into the bottom one for a split second as it was loading in an app. Question How can I intentionally make an image distort like this: Original image What I ...
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Create Vector logo from photo of Business Card [on hold]

Hi I am building a website for a client who has given me a business card with his logo on. He has no image file of the logo only the cards themselves. I have tried scanning the card but the resulting ...
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PS - How to turn text into a 'hole' over an image to show the original background?

http://d.pr/i/1ey7o I'm trying to make it so the white N is transparent and basically cuts a hole over the star background to reveal the black background. Any help is appreciated, thank you!
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How to save a Facebook Banner so it is optimized for BOTH mobile and web?

I'm trying to add a new banner image to my Facebook page. It's the correct size of 851x315 and I have saved it in both JPEG and PNG, clocking in at 77Kb. The image looks fine on Desktop but when I ...
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How can I use my CC Libraries colours in Photoshop CC Color Swatches?

I created a Color CC Library but I can't use it when I need to pick one of these colours for a gradient. How can I fix this?
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Use Multiple Versions of Same Linked Smart Object Without Increase in File Size?

If I create an empty .psd and save it, it is 461 KB. Let's say I have a jpeg that is 20.2 MB. If I add it as a linked smart object, the .psd filesize jumps to 124MB. I don't really understand why the ...
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Can you create dynamic button styles/shapes in Photoshop that resize with text?

I need to make rounded buttons (pill shaped) in different sizes that will automatically adjust height/width based on the size/length of text on them. In Illustrator you can select a text object and ...
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Are design critiques acceptable on here? [migrated]

I know this question kind of defeats the purpose of me asking, but is it acceptable to post projects on here to be critiqued? If not I'll take this down ASAP.
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Trouble of view with photoshop [on hold]

I have some trouble with my photoshop all is very bad view I don't know what to do . I can not work with that. Anykind of help will be much appreciated.
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Using an action to apply color overlay

In brief, I need a way of applying a layer colour overlay with dynamic values in an action. This is a hard one to describe but I have three source theme files which have many layers which correspond ...
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How to enable Paint Bucket instead of Material Drop Tool on CC 2015?

I'm using photoshop CC 2015 and I can't select Paint bucket anymore, only this annoying Material Drop Tool is shown instead of bucket in the Tools. any ideas?
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Achieving a printed on paper look [on hold]

Firstly, thank you for taking the time to look at my question. So, I'd love to know how to achieve this effect (pic below). As you'll see it looks as though the ink is sitting on the brown paper and ...
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How to blur part of the underlying image in photoshop?

I am a newbie in photoshop and learning it all by myself, recently I came across of this image and tried to recreate the effect (I used another image though). What I did: 1. Loaded the image on one ...
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There is a problem in parsing jpg data.how can I open it [on hold]

Couldn't complete my request.there is a problem in parsing the jpeg data.
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How to design .PSD or .AI file for Bootstrap?

This is my first question on this website so here we go! I'm graphic and web designer. When creating sites or apps I don't deal with front end and I don't want (for now). All I do is UI/UX design, and ...
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How to achieve a 80s stripe-gradient effect? [closed]

how can i achieve an effect similar to the one seen in this picture in PSD ? I`m talking about the gradient lines in the background that seem to lose inner thickness from right to left.
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Something wrong with body proportions, image attached

I hope its right place to ask this question, anyways this is my example of what I try to paint in photoshop with digital pen and i try to understand what wrong in this paint. Some say - the head is ...
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How to draw a line between the same apexes of two rectangles?

I want to emphasize a part of the text (in the right column) with overstating it linking the two rectangles' apexes with four lines. How can I accomplish Step 2? The red lines in the pic had ...
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How do I produce a fully editable multipage PDF from multiple PSD files in CS5?

I have a large number of pages ready as multiple PSD files. I need to make these into at least 2 page PDFs for double sided printing (even better if I can combine them all into one large file), while ...
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How would I replicate this deep etching of rocks with a Photoshop action?

I have a bunch of images of rocks that look like this: ... and I deep etched this one by hand to look like this: Sadly, I have a butt load more to do. I have trouble getting actions to separate ...
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how to make magic picture on photoshop cc?

hopefully this doesn't violate the "Links to External Sites" rule, but I've played around with this and cannot seem to replicate the results: https://twitter.com/penguins/status/578255717880238080 ...
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How do you select all elements in the easiest way?

I am learning Photoshop CC 2014 and facing a problem exporting the graphical elements to Android assets using PNG Express. The problem is not so much PNG Express. The problem I am having is that I ...
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remove transparent pixels in between vector images

I have an eps file containing some vector images. Is there a way in Photoshop to remove blank space in between the images? I know about trim but this only removes space on the outside border I want ...
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How to bring GuideGuide plugin on side panel

I have installed GuideGuide plugin. I am a photoshop noob. I don't know where would I access it? I have create a new workspace Web Development I wish to add GuideGuide Plugin on right side bar for ...
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How do I create a list of RGB values from color swatch (Photoshop)? [duplicate]

I need to create a list of RGB values from color swatch (Photoshop) and save these data in text-file. How I can do that?
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Removing embedded texture in an illustration

We hired overseas illustrators for a project who are now MIA. We have a color illustration with texture on it, but only have a PSD file they've already flattened, so we can't get to the original ...
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Regarding Photoshop Script; 'Exporting Layers Inside Selected Group.jsx'

This is the script file, which was supposed to save all the layers separately in one group, without altering the layers outside that group. And the raw code. // Name: Export Layers Inside Selected ...
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black edges in photoshop - graphics made in illustrator [duplicate]

Anyone have any ideas why my grass is producing black edges over the red object, but not the white? The graphics were produced in Illustrator and have been brought over to Photoshop. I do not want ...
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Photoshop file size in relation to print size [duplicate]

If I am creating a fabric design for a digital print that will be printed at 50cm x 50cm, what size, resolution do I make my image? I have been setting at 50cm x 50cm, 300 ppi. However when I save my ...
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How to measure distance between text and element in Photoshop

I find measuring the distance between an element and text rather complicated. Cause I need to first know the biggest letter and measure the distance from that to the element. Then substract the ...
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Add file prefix in Photoshop droplet

I'm trying to setup a Photoshop droplet that will: Resize to fit 2500x2500px Save for Web (or Save as JPG) in a specific folder Resize to fit 600x600px Save for Web (or Save as JPG) in the same ...
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Enable or Disable Keyboard Short-cut Keys in photoshop

Is there a function in photoshop to "Enable or Disable" The Keyboard Shortcut Keys. Because sometimes my Keyboard Stops working and when I Close and re-open the application it works Perfectly. I have ...
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PhotoshopCC Dropping frames on image sequence export

I have been kind of tearing my hair out trying to figure this out. I have a frame animation with 30 frames. I tried exporting it as a video set to 12fps. For some reason, what should be 2.5 seconds ...
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How to automatically batch export with name+subgroupname in Photoshop CC

I have a PSD file which the designer draws textures for a game character. This file has group folders such as hair, eye etc. In each group there are other group folders named with numbers such as ...
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How to create a color palette for more than 1000 images?

I need to create a color palette for more than 1000 images. I use actionscripts for creating color swatches in Photoshop, but It's uncomfortable way for getting palette. May be someone knows ...