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Unable to open open Adobe Illustrator file in Photoshop

Does anyone know how to open a large format (120 inch x 48 inch) Adobe Illustrator file in Adobe Photoshop with the actual size? Because when I try to open it, it takes a lot of time and when it ...
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Exporting .png files in different sizes and containing each file in a separate folder

I am wanting to know if there is a way that I can export 5 size versions of the same file as a png but I need each file to have the same name and contained in their own folders.. eg.. I have four ...
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How to transform depicted object's edges into a logotype

I'm new to graphic design. What I'm interested in is how do I capture the edges of say flower and transform them into a simple logo? How to do this in Gimp? How to do this in Photoshop?
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Photoshop not opening image files

Ok.. so I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, if it's not, I apologize. I'm a programmer, I don't really know anything about design. I work with designers every day and I think what ...
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How to designer game artwork similar to Jellies and Two Dots

As a game developer I want to learn just enough Photoshop for designing game artwork myself. I am specifically interested in the game artwork style used in Jellies and Two Dots (please see images ...
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Make multiple variations from 1 master file

I'm making business cards in photoshop and want to have multiple variations of the same "base". For example let's assume we have something like this: We want this to be our Master File. Child files ...
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How to open Illustrator file in Photoshop

How to open a large Illustrator file (eg. 120 in x 48 in) saved in Illustrator. Then, how to open the same file to actual size in Photoshop?
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Branding Cars on Photoshop / Illustrator

Any idea on how to Design Printable stuff for different cars. I mean branding a complete car by designing stickers which are than pasted on a car. The main problem is that how can we get the ...
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The bottom edge of photoshop main window is past the bottom edge of my monitor

I have recently installed Creative Cloud and in photoshop the bottom of the main panel goes off the bottom edge of my monitor. This means that I can't resize the window from the bottom. I work with ...
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Can I use Solid Fill or Gradient Like Smart Objects

Photoshop gives a lot of power for web designers using smart objects. I can create re-usable elements like buttons, drop downs etc. using smart objects and sue them across a project. Later if I need ...
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Creating texture from a sample in photoshop

I am working in photoshop, and I am trying to create a texture to use as a background image. Ideally, I could make the text on this page disappear and be left with a blank page. My attempt so far ...
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Photoshop CS 6: Oblique perspective tile set creation - preserving quality

I am creating texture maps for my oblique perspective RPG... I am able to create the front aspect fine, but run into issues with the side/45 degree angle texturing. I don't want to have to redraw ...
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How do I get this photoshop effect of Star Lord?

How do I get the graphic/cartoon effect of Star Lord? I can recreate the background but wondering about the cartoon effect. Please let me know. ...
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Clone Stamp Only Exercises for Class

I teach a very basic Intro to Graphic Design course using the Adobe Suite. In the section on photo retouching we talk about the clone stamp, healing brush, spot heal, and content-aware fill tools. In ...
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Photoshop: Undoing after shift-clicking with brush

This is something very basic, but annoys me since ever. Using the brush tool (B), I can click at point "A", then shift-click at point "B". A line is drawn from "A" to "B". Simple and effective - I use ...
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What kind of style is this?

I was looking for a description of what kind of style these images are: How can I replicate this style and also would I be better use Photoshop or Illustrator for it?
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Why is Photoshop A3 size is bigger compared to Corel Draw A3? And how to solve that…?

I'm used to design a small icon / graphic art, rather than the big size of A3 paper. So then When i tried to use A3 as the Paper Size with resolution of 300 dpi. The file size is bigger in Photoshop ...
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Snapchat filter

I like the effects of the snapchat-filters. Does anybody know how to accomplish these in photoshop? Especially the first filter that makes you look tanned. Exactly what does it do to the photo? ...
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How to measure the distances in .psd

I already asked here a question about font types, which used in .psd layout, but I have another problem: how to measure all distances between objects if in .psd these objects have .png format? I need ...
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Achieve this effect: Glowing outline of a photograph

There's an image effect I want to recreate. Heres the image (SLIGHTLY NSFW): Image I can roughly recreate the effect, but I don't like it as much. My steps are: The Original Step 1: Duplicate, ...
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photoshop not giving any vector artwork

Ok, I've used illustrator before and I've become very comfortable with it.It gives me smooth strokes and converts my artwork to vector. Now, I've just started using Photoshop cs6. But I have one ...
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What should I upgrade so Photoshop will run faster?

So I just bought a new notebook and I'm wondering why Photoshop runs so slow on it. On easy, small files it's fast but on layouts that have a lot of layers & all that it's incredibly slow. The ...
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How to make saving faster in Photoshop? [closed]

How to stop the name being changed from image.psd to `image copy.png', and to stop the secondary dialogs (the quality/compression stuff)? Basically, I'd like a faster way to export to .png or .jpeg.
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How can I convert my raster design to vector for print?

I am self taught on Photoshop CS6 and my problem is that I typeset fonts for a logo and sent them to the printer for stationary printing. However, they ask me for a vector file not bitmap. How do I ...
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Wrapping object around cylinder in PS CC – No 3D [duplicate]

I don't have the vRAM required to use 3D in Photoshop, but I need to wrap an object around cylindrical shape. What is the best way to go about doing this?
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Pen tool in Photoshop not becoming larger

How do i create a larger or smaller stroke using the pen tool in adobe photoshop?
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Cross and checked Pattern apply for Selected area in Photoshop CS5

I am new to graphics field I would like apply cross and checked pattern with in selected image area in Photoshop and I don't have any ready cross and checked patterns. Anyone can share the procedure ...
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What DPI and PPI should i have? [duplicate]

I am looking to employ someone to provide some artwork for me. I want the artwork small enough to fit greeting cards but large enough to fit posters and canvas sizes up to 20x30 and to fit everything ...
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How to automatically save each layer as its own png/jpeg while keeping one main layer above

We offer vinyl decals for many devices. To show what a design looks like on a device, we have to create a main layer of the device, having the place of where the skin would fit cut out for our ...
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How can I erase content outside the canvas in Photoshop?

It isn't a big problem but if there is any way to do it than it would be great. I want to erase the image but its remaining part is outside the canvas in Photoshop and can't erase it. It is in perfect ...
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Designing a tile

How do I create this tile in Photoshop. I tried Bevel and Emboss as well as Inner Shadow but the result is nowhere near like this.
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How do you increase opacity of artwork in Photoshop CS6?

For example, say I create a new layer, change my brush to solid black, but to 50% opacity, then draw some artwork. Then after the artwork is drawn, I realize it's too light and want to increase ...
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Photoshop Hue Change Color

I am doing tilemapping for a game. I originally went with a bright, vivid style but now want to tone it down into a more realistic style. I spent a lot of time making a nice grass tile, but as you ...
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Photoshop 3D Object quality issue

There is a similar question under the same tags about this problem. Photoshop 3D object looks high quality only when moving it But it is not answered. A commenter was suggesting to turn off OpenGL ...
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How to create 3d isometric effect in Photoshop [duplicate]

How to add this 3d effect to image in Photoshop?
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Preserve Photoshop PNG transparent margin from generator

I am trying to create a new color for a drawer icon in AS. The stock one has margin to the right that I would like to preserve since it keeps the actionbar icon from sitting on top of it. When I ...
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How to get GTA type Cartoon Effect In Photoshop CS5?

I'm new to Photoshop and was wondering how to achieve this sort of cartoon effect. I looked everywhere, youtube, blogs and stuff but still non were close to what I'm looking for. Look at the picture ...
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Photoshop Bitmap to Greyscale and Back Concerns

Hello Graphic Designers, Thank you for this helpful board. I have this weird color related print related question. My situation is, I am doing some layout changes of a bitmap black and white comic ...
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Illustrator pen auto-correction on Photoshop

Illustator has a nice effect on it pencil tool : curve auto-correction. When you draw line, it automatically correct your hand, making it more neat and round. Sadly, I don't see this option on the ...
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Need a specific section of a smart object warped

As displayed above, I need to warp one part of a smart object one way, and another part a different way. Any way to do this?
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How to place different sized circles inside a shape

How could I make something like this? I know how to place text inside a shape but not this. Could it be vector and scalable? Thanks
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How to make such 3D border portfolio screen effect? [duplicate]

How to make such 3D border portfolio screen effect in Photoshop / Illustrator? It should take the color pixels of the border and stretch them to make a 3D effect.
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Best 2D animation software [closed]

i just want to ask which software is "best" or which software is mostly used on these 2D animations. example 1. https://dribbble.com/shots/1623679-Open-Close?list=searches&tag=gif&offset=2 ...
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PNG shadow shows as white border on android device

I am creating few icons with Drop shadow blending option in Photoshop. Then I save the icon as PNG with Transparency as 'chekced' and Matte as 'None'. The shadow looks fine on desktop but when my ...
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Will my web site's type in the web browser look exactly as it does in Photoshop?

Are there specific web font guidelines to use in Photoshop files for web design? I am having issues with line spacing and fonts not showing correctly in HTML.
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Different shades of black in Photoshop and InDesign

I'm currently putting together a CD cover, and haven't been working that much with printing, so CMYK tends to confuse me a bit. I'm going to place a logo inside a frame in InDesign. I added the exact ...
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Action for adding a stroke to a shape and stroke should be the same color as the shape

I have a huge number of shapes and need to add an outside stroke to almost all of them. So I am trying to create an action for it. The trouble I'm having is that the stroke should always have the same ...
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How can I remove a background perfectly? [duplicate]

I almost had many problems with background removal, especially when it's about cropping very small parts in a photo (eg: hair), curved areas, and I would love to know more about useful Photoshop tools ...
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How do does one sync file changes in a Phothoshop file exported from Illustrator while maintaining layers

I am creating a website mockup with invisionapp.com, an app that let's you test drive website and mobile user experience with no coding, just graphics. They have a cool feature that allows you to ...
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Photoshop - what version is best for a company new to in-house design? [closed]

Our company does its own in-house design which is fairly new for the company. We are wanting to now purchase a second licence for Photoshop. Which version of Photoshop is best for company design ...