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Layer substraction

I drew the following vectorial img with photoshop However, i want the mask to be white, not all transparent. When i modify the stroke background, it hides the eyes and the mouth I don't want this to ...
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How to create this grunge stamp that is dark on the edges & more grungy on the inside?

I tried different methods and they all were very very complicated. Is there an easy way to create this effect where the grunge is more visible on the inside?
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Remove dust from photo

What technique I should approach to remove dust from blue circles in attached picture? Actually I would like to have clear illustration instead of photo. How to achieve that?
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How to make photoshop right sidebar smaller? [closed]

I have OS X El Capitan 10.11 and Photoshop CC 2015. My issue is width of right sidebar - I want to make it narrower, because currently is way too wide for me and it makes workspace way too small to ...
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How to create animation like asana load screen - where 3 lines of text are circling?

Stuck on creating a Photoshop animation like asana load screen. initially 3 lines of copy is circling up - moving up. Attached example: https://www.dropbox.com/s/44o37b93ltfmaug/asana-animation_1.mov?...
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Convert vector mask to shape layer

I have a Photoshop document with many raster layers with Vector Masks applied. I would like to convert these to actual Shape layers. Is there a better (easier) way to do this than: Select the ...
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Photoshop: Tapering objects while transforming will distort images like in perspective. No idea across web so far

Does someone have an idea how to taper and retain y-position of the images? thanks Hannes
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Photoshop Cropping - edge of image based on center selection

I do bulk editing and would like to be able to record and automate a set of instructions that accomplish the following. Say I have an image of an apple. The apple is off center - ie, the background ...
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Schematic outline selection

How to select the outline from a schematic picture that has black background showing through? Too small of detail to use magic wand. Can either the white outline or the black background be selected ...
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Invisible Vector Causing Issues with Copy Paste Between Illustrator and Photoshop?

I got this vector from an EPS online: File: Weird Badge Vector It came as a set of two, black and white. I couldn't separate them so I just deleted all the points of the white one. When I copy ...
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Is there a new (non-legacy) way to export an animated GIF?

I've always known that you can use File > Export > Safe for Web to export an animated GIF in Photoshop. However, in my current version, it says Legacy next to that option, which seems to imply that ...
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Can you execute a PS action on windows explorer search results, rather than a folder path?

In windows explorer I search a folder for something like image.jpg. Is there any way to apply a photoshop action to the results of this search like I would to a folder of images? Could I plug in the ...
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PSD layers are not showing when I open in Illustrator

I am trying to open a PSD into Illustrator so that I can save it as an AI and not all of my layers are showing. I have searched all around to see if anyone else's answer can help but nothing has ...
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Create a multicolor background [duplicate]

I'm a novice photoshop user, i stumbled upon the designs of the awesome mike of creativemints, and i noticed how his backgrounds are really beautiful and smooth, i tried to recreate it and failed ...
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Print resolutions and document size

I have been given the task of getting an artists vinyl cover etc ready for print. I have been supplied images by the photographer but they are at the following values: I am confused by the document ...
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Reflecting/shared changes amongst groups?

I don't know how to search for something like this on Google so I thought I would ask here. I am wondering if it is possible to have a group and a duplicate of that group and reflect changes from the ...
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Is there a way to erase text, but still keep the text editable in Photoshop?

I need to create an image for a client, but they want an editable PSD copy, and for the effect I need to use, I need the text on a portion of the layer to be erased but still have the text be editable....
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Random Scatter of the one object multiple times

Have only recently got into 3D design, found this image on google and wondered what software is used there is no way this designer scattered the pills one by one surely? The pills them selves where ...
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Is it possible to export a PSD from Illustrator and preserve layer styles and shapes?

I'm testing this new workflow to be able to work in Sketch, export the SVG to Illustrator, do some magic there, and produce the PSD. But I'm having trouble making it export the vector shapes as ...
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Making overlay text visible on a “chaotic” background [duplicate]

I am trying to create a fullscreen map with some overlaying menus above it as you can see in the screenshot above. I have tried to make the overlaying text visible by applying an inner glow on a ...
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Page layout critique / advice

I'm not an artist or designer myself. I commissioned the cool hand + phone logo from a graphic artist. Now I'm trying to incorporate it into an "end card" for my YouTube videos. (The black border is ...
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how can i change the color of the image to solid black

I am trying to change the color of the word "MINNESOTA" to solid black using PS CS5 color replacement tool but I only get gray color. How can I change it to solid black? Thanks.
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Re-link a mask to its layer

How to a re-link a layer mask to its layer? I have unlinked a mask from its layer so I can feely move the image affected separate from the mask. Now, I would like to re-link them so I may move both ...
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iPhone Screenshots Pixelated

I am having a problem putting screenshots into the iPhone image. As you see, the screenshot is pixelated. Do you know how to make clear screenshot? Basically I am using skew tool to fit the screenshot ...
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How to fill in an area with a gradient in Photoshop?

With the Paint Bucket Tool I can fill an area with a solid color. How can I fill an area with a gradient? When I try to use the Gradient Tool, it fills the entire layer with a gradient. I know I can ...
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Photoshop + Illustrator smart object causing bleeding

I've created an icon in Illustrator with a canvas of 22x44 pixels. I've meticulously ensured that each point in the drawing is snapped to a pixel. Here's a screen capture of part of it: As you can ...
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How do I get the transparency in a PNG with indexed color which has a transparent background?

I have a PNG with indexed color which is rendered with a transparent background in Google Images, so I know the transparency is there, but the color mode is Indexed, and in InDesign & Photoshop I ...
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How can I make my typing “stick” to box side?

Hey Im using photoshop CS6 and im trying to get the typing aligned with the box, kind of 3D like, you know what I mean. Cant seem to find the effect, im sure its simple... Help?
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positioning elements in photoshop with 3d postcard

when using 3d postcard from layer in photoshop, is there a way to save or repeat the same action on other layers. To place the elements at the same place in space ? is there s a way to save the ...
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Why can't I save edits to my vector SmartObject?

I'm having a weird problem in CS5. I've pasted a lot of eps files into a Photoshop document as smart objects. (The paste was done via drag and drop from Adobe Bridge.) When I edit the smart object, it ...
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Create a banded gradient in Photoshop?

I`m trying to create a banded gradient with Photoshop, similar to the one pictured on this packaging: Can I achieve this with a normal gradient in Photoshop or do I have to create this rectangle by ...
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How to inverse a shape in Photoshop

I have a shape that is basically the inverse of the shape I am trying to make. I have the outline of the shape and a square around it, but what I want is the shape inside of it. What I have: (black ...
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Crispy stroke lines in Photoshop

When I stroke a path, I always get antialiased lines (examples on the left in the image below), but I'd like to have pixel-perfect lines like the one (hand-drawn) on the right. How to do this?
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How can I use icon fonts in my photoshop projects?

I've been found a really good icon pack that is distributed for free like font awesome. I want to use that icons in my project but I can't find a way. I have some .ttf and .svg files but I have no ...
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Rectangle tool Tool on Photoshop not working

Help! I must have accidentally clicked something on my Photoshop program because all of a sudden my rectangle tool is not working correctly. When I use the rectangle tool to, for instance, surround ...
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Optimising images for web [duplicate]

I’m currently building my own website and I’m trying to do everything as best as i can. I am currently learning about images and i have some questions on optimising them so that they dispaly ...
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Antialiasing or blurring on Photoshop creates a pale edge between different blocks of colour

I'm working on some illustrations which are cartoon-style, so thick black lines with blocks of colour filling them in. I've been colouring the images in a non-anti-aliased document to ensure ...
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Fade towards bottom and object

I would like the hands to fade towards the bottom and towards the text. How can I do this. The objects are Photoshop layers.
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What filter settings to play with to achieve for tinted vintage matte feel photos

My desired effect is I have some normal plain photos that I want to convert to achieve a similar tone / feel. I am fairly new to Photoshop and I know I have to play with the saturation(?) to get ...
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Photoshop tracking and kerning: what do the number values mean?

Working on a site design where I'm trying to translate a tracking value of "100" to the CSS letter-spacing property. When I specify a tracking value of "100", what am I saying? Definitely doesn't ...
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Text looks fuzzy on the edges in a GIF or an image no matter what size I type them.

Has anyone ever experienced this before me?
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Shortcut for selecting parent Group in Photoshop

Questions says it all in a way. I have selected a layer, and I want to press some button combination to select the direct parent of the current selection. Is there any? I'm using PS CS4
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Change color of image to specific color

I have a background that looks like this: I want to change the color of the image to be as close to #66a6ff as possible. I've tried setting image's blend mode to Overlay and setting the opacity ...
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Photoshop action issue with word file

I have a coupon design (PSD) and a word file (DOCX) each line in this file has a serial number, I want to copy and paste each line to a specific area in that design. Then save as this design (JPG). I ...
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Reliable Grids in Photoshop CC15 artboards

So I was/am really happy that Photoshop finally came out with artboards. It's great for a series of web ads and a whole host of other things, but what I use it for most is what it was intended for, ...
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Diference of 1px from illustrator to photoshop

Having a doubt that I can't see anywhere solved. It's about the diference between px in illustrator & photoshop. Let me show you what i mean. 2 equal files (72 dpi etc etc). And 1 shape. In ...
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How to view all layer sizes?

I have received a design as a .psd and a .png file, but the designer has not added the sizes of each header, image, padding, etc. Is there a way to quickly and efficiently see the size of each object ...
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Height and width view in photoshop [closed]

I want Photoshop to show the exact Height and Width(in pixels) of an item position when I drag it to move. It must be shown right on my canvas. Also need to be shown the lines that align text(or item) ...
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How do i export text from illustrator to photoshop with editable text and layer style?

(At first sorry for my english) I was working on text using illustrator cc which have one fill with gradient and a stroke. For more editing i export it in cs6 for firework which can help me with ...
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How to convert a picture into black lines and a transparent background?

I've looked at a couple of previous questions, but I haven't been able to apply it to my question. I'm trying to extract the black from this picture (so I can turn it into a vector later in ...