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Any way to see the design in different size in illustrator?

Is there any way to see your design in different sizes in real-time in Illustrator/Photoshop? Like, designing an icon and you wanna see how it will look like in 16x16 or in 512x512? I know you can ...
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Can I have a “Live” Navigator in Photoshop CC?

I record my work by capturing the navigator on a second monitor at 1920x1080. This is much easier on the eye at 16x speed because the screen isn't shooting all over from zooms and panning. However, ...
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Apply Photoshop dodge/burn to full range

Dodge and burn brushes apply only to a "Range" — either Highlights, Midtones, or Shadows. Is there a way to dodge/burn uniformly across the dynamic range?
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Best Grayscale method for checking contrast?

While designing art assets in Photoshop, I've always tried to use the Grayscale method for checking the contrast levels. Unfortunately, different articles/sources recommend different methods of ...
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How to move this chair to a room [on hold]

I'm new in photographi and photoshop . I want to move this chair to a room and I want the chair to get depths and looks reall in the room . What is the Technic to do so ? I tried to use Chroma Key ...
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Does the 2014 13inch vs 15inch Macbook Pro Make A Difference? [on hold]

I'm currently a Design Comms student and I'm thinking of changing my 2012 macbook pro to the new 2014 retina macbook pro. I'm torn between the choice of the 13inch high end model of it's kind or the ...
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background for new year but don't use christmas background any vector [on hold]

i am fresher in Graphic design i am tring to make simple backround not Dark but i have not idea how to make please give to best idea
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Can any tell what are the fonts name used in this logo

The owner of this juice bar wants me to make a visiting card for him but he dont know the font name. please if anyone knows tell me asap
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Every hotkey in Photoshop selects the Path Selection Tool. How do I get my shortcuts back? [migrated]

Since updating to Yosemite, my Photoshop CS4 for Mac has decided the Path Selection Tool can do every job, lol. I went to "Edit -> Keyboard Shortcuts..." and made sure it was on the default settings. ...
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Two colors for one graphic

I have a graphic in photoshop that is red, it's two hands that are bent to make a heart. The graphic is red and a single graphic. Is it possible to change it that the right hand color is different ...
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Brush stroke a path with thin-thick-thin in Photoshop

So i know I can use brush simulate a brush stroke from thin-thick-thin and thick to thin with the fade option . Is there a way to simulate a brush stroke so the path will have thick end points ...
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Can you stack clipping masks?

I'm trying to follow this tutorial: http://www.psdvault.com/photo-effect/create-dramatic-meteor-and-burning-city-effect-in-photoshop/ In the first part where it says to: "Add the following image ...
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How to create a ribbon with shadows? [duplicate]

I have seen lots of images like this which used a slight shadow very nicely as if the sides are folded into each other but I don't know how to create such thing. I'm not looking for a full tutorial. ...
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Photoshop: How to edit a shape when select again in its layer [duplicate]

Maybe this question seems easily but I don't know why it doesn't obvious in my current Photoshop settings. I select shape tool and draw somethings (such as circle, rectangle ...). I see at this ...
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How can i do it myself [duplicate]

Thank you all for trying to answer ,i did ask the artist for general guidence,but none would even reply so here is some more links to 2 simmilar work by 2 artist ...
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Photoshop: How to draw a guide with an exact distance from another guide

Before drawing, I want to draw all guides for my layout. For example, I have a guide line named A already. After that, I want to have another guide named B parallel with guide A and at 50px distance ...
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How do I type Arabic text in Photoshop CC multilanguage?

I have downloaded Photoshop CC MULTI-language version on windows 8 but i cannot type in Arabic please somebody help me?
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Photoshop (CS5): Cursor + bounding box not showing when editing some text layers [migrated]

I have a Photoshop (CS5) file in which multiple text layers do not show a cursor when I select them. In case of paragraph text layers, the layer's bounding box/resize controls are also invisible. In ...
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Proper steps for importing PSD files into flash cs6

Anybody can explain how to import the PSD files into Flash CS6. I have tried this but i could not import the transparent image with the quality. It is getting pixellated and with the outline from the ...
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Is there a way to do calculations when entering values in a field while using free transform in Photoshop?

When I enter values in free transform mode, there is a bunch of forms that indicate position of the object (x, y, etc...) I found that I can't add, subtract or multiply values in this form. It's very ...
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cs6 plugins installation [closed]

I have 2 ps programs on my desktop : cs4 and cs6,all my good plugging are installed on cs4 (was easy) it bother me that cs6 would not accept as easy any plugging from my treasured cs4(and why would ...
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How do I turn on animation timeline options in Photoshop CS6?

My version of Adobe Photoshop CS6 (standard) doesn't have the options on the animation timeline that appear to be available on all the Photoshop Animation tutorials. Onion skinning, different layers ...
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How to make an image look like an all-white sculpture in Photoshop?

I'm wondering how they actually achieved this kind of effect? image from http://www.thecapitol.pn/ Could you give me some suggestions: are 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? [duplicate]

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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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 ...