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How can I re-create this picture [on hold]

Morning guys, How can I create the white blurry background with the more highlighted edge around the number 50 and include the pictures in the number 50? I cant figure a way to add the blurred back ...
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how to reduce the size of my graphic design cv?

I designed my cv on Photoshop and then I did two things but still I have a problem: I have two pages of my CV, I saved them as JPEG with save form web and then I combined them in a PDF in Acrobat ...
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How to adjust online grids to desktop web design and mobile web design in Photoshop?

There are many good grids online (1200px.com, unsemantic.com) that can be downloaded as PSD and used in web design in Photoshop. Now I have 2 questions in relation with this: When I apply this ...
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How to create my own filter in photoshop?

I need to be able to do very specific stuff like : -inside the selection, select pixels that have a color saturation above a treshold X, -then replace those pixels with the average pixel that have a ...
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How can I use the same smart object several times in the same PSD

I am using a smart object in my PSD file that I duplicated 3 times. When I update the smart object by saving the others don't change. The objective is when I update one smart-object the others will ...
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Photoshop - How to create this sort of mozaic texture? [on hold]

How would you create tiling/grid effect like this? http://www.mossawi.nl/csgo/886-fnatic-2016
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Resizable objects photoshop

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atu_0d8yD0M Do take a look at the video above. My question is how is he doing this? What sort of smart object magic is this? Any tuts available on this are welcome! ...
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Drawing smoother lines in Photoshop CS2

I've seen people draw in Adobe Photoshop, however unlike my sketchy lines, theirs come out a lot smoother and I mean a lot. I was just wondering how to do this and if its a system thing rather then a ...
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Width and height of every element is shown 100% in photoshop CS6

I want to know the width and height of a rectangle in a Photoshop CS6 design. When I select it's layer and press Ctrl + T it's width and height both are mentioned 100%. The problem is with every other ...
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How to change the font style of all text layers in a single PSD file?

My client has a change of heart and wanted to go from Roboto to Helvetica Neue. Is there a way to change the font style of all text layers automatically instead of the painful way one layer at a time? ...
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How to replace color in Photoshop to specific Lab color?

I know how to replace a color in Photoshop (by going to image -> adjustments -> replace color and selecting the color etc.) however I need to match specific Lab colors provided by my client in order ...
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Importing a photoshop file into illustrator without a white background

I'm trying to import a .psd file into illustrator without showing the background. I have one layer in photoshop, showing only the transparent image. I've saved it as .psd, and .png files. But ...
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How to convert paragraph text envelope to clipping mask in Illustrator CS6

I have some paragraph text that I have modified using an envelope in Illustrator CS6. I can not make it into a clipping mask. I can make it into a mask up until I make it an envelope, after that, I ...
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How to photoshop tower away and put mallet there with shadow [closed]

I would like to photoshop a tower away and put a mallet at it's position so it would look like this in the end: (without the television tower in the background) I don't have that much experience ...
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How can I find the coordinates of a pixel in Photoshop CS4?

Lets say i create a new document of 800px x 800px and I take the cursor on a particular point in the document. How would I know which pixel this cursor is at this moment?
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How to calculate and obtain the right colour for an object I'm designing [duplicate]

I find it very difficult to choose the right colours for my graphic design. I am very bad at colour combinations. I find all the service oriented companies to be using blue a lot. I find all the ...
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Adobe Photoshop CS2 “Could not complete your request because of a program error.” [closed]

I have Adobe Photoshop CS2. I create a psd file, save it and whenever I try to open, it says: "Could not complete your request because of a program error." Also the Photoshop preference file is ...
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How to change colors [duplicate]

How can I switch the color text on this logo? I want to make the light blue "oversea" the color of "yacht insurance" and vise versa.
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Android - Do I need to change density for all images used inside of the app? [closed]

My developer says the density should be changed for all images inside of the app not only for all icons. I have no idea what is density is, please advice me how to change it and do i need to change ...
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Images get blurry when i resize for web/email

I'm trying to reduce this image for an email design. But when i reduce the size for web, it get's blurry (I attached a screenshot of how blurry it is on my phone). This is the first time ever running ...
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Limited pixel values in layer effects and styles (Photoshop)

Some layer effects and styles in Photoshop have pixel settings. The problem appears when you want to scale your design. For example, in Bevel and Emboss you are able to set the Size and Soften. The ...
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how would you recreate the distorted/noise effect that google uses in their new material design illustrations?

I've been trying with brushes but it just doesn't get close to this. Has anybody been able to accomplish this effect? how did you do it? I'm using photoshop cs6
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Transform sheet of paper [duplicate]

I'm trying to do a sheet transformation as on the attached image without loosing the quality of a pattern (dotted), I've tried Transform -> Wrap (AI CC2014) but transformation I got too far from ideal ...
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Can I remove transparent pixels from a layer with a different blending mode in Photoshop cc14?

If I have a layer with a white background and I want to remove it, I can often just change the blending mode to Screen or Overlay and it ends up exactly the way I want it. However, I often want a ...
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Reducing PSD File size/selections

In trying to reduce file size for PSD, does eliminating saved selections do anything? I've found lots of useful tips, but none relating to selections. Thanks.
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How does Yoga Perdana colorize his illustrations?

If you haven't heard of him or seen any of his work, Yoga Perdana is a digital artist who, in my opinion, creates some really awesome illustrations with a very soft feel to them. I believe I ...
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Trimming vectors in Photoshop

Is there any way to erase or trim the hidden portions of a vector in Photoshop? It's easy to do with raster graphics - select the layer, select the part of the image outside of the canvas, and delete ...
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Merge two layers with transparent BG in Photoshop

I have two layers in Photoshop. Layer one has Soft Light blend mode and 50 % opacity, and layer two has normal blend mode and 100% opacity. When I merge these two layers, color of the picture on ...
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photoshop animation merge multiple gif frames

I'm trying to optimize an animated gif size. I read that one technique is to reduce duplicated frames (still frames with no movement) to one, and combining their time. So for instance, in my ...
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How to convert a video file into an Animated GIF in Photoshop?

I was trying to convert an MP4 into an animated GIF for an answer on here. I tried opening the file directly in Photoshop, and then clicking on the timeline menu and choosing both: Convert Frames > ...
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How can I select and delete parts of a single 3d layer in Adobe Photoshop CC 2015?

I imported an obj. file to Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 and the whole 3d model came as a single layer. It is a 3d racing suit model and I want to delete arms of the suit. I know I could use the quick ...
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Animated gif in Photoshop only saves as html file

I created an animated banner ad in Photoshop CC and need to save it as gif. I used Timeline/Motion. When I "Save for Web" the second box from the top is set to "GIF". I click "Save" and the only ...
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using photoshop, how can i put a logo on a object like a can (image attached)?

I have a logo and i want to place it on a graphic but on certain graphics the logo is bigger than the "flat" surface so i want to "bend" the logo appropriately to make it look real. For example, on ...
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How to recreate a special type of circe in photoshop [closed]

Hi i am new to photoshop, i do know how to crop, but the photo is cutting off the top and bottom of the circle. Is there a better cropping method, or perhaps soem way to extract the shape?
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Cookie Cutter for Text Box Creation

I have a design where I am adding text on top of butterflies. I have been using this technique to create a custom text box shape. Although given the complex shaping of the butterflies this is taking ...
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How can I change the color of dark areas of an image in photoshop? [duplicate]

I have an image with light and dark areas. I can colorize the whole image, but how do I make the light parts one color, and the dark parts another color? See the example image.
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When using artboards in Photoshop, I can't drag-select layers—the artboard gets selected

On a regular file (not using artboards), I can usually drag select layers as needed with the Move tool. But when using artboards, if I try to do the same thing, the whole artboard gets selected, even ...
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Where to find anti-alias in Photoshop settings?

I am new to Stack Exchange, I am also pretty new to Photoshop. I am still learning a lot. One problem I am having is, I can't find the setting to affect anti-aliasing. I have issues understanding ...
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Smart object anti aliasing Photoshop CC 2015

I get the new version of photoshop CC 2015. Now when I past a vector from illustrator directly on photoshop they create me a smart object but they are no anti-aliasing at all. May someone help me? ...
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How to make double arc font effect

There is Arc lower warp effect, but I want my text to look like this: There is also Squeeze effect, but it is limited to 100% and this is not enought. Is there some simple ways to do this?
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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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Bending a line in CS6

I am trying to bend a line using the anchor points and direct selection tool. I place the anchor point on the line in center. Using direct selection tool when I drag I get this unexpected ...
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Photshop cs6 webdesign image [duplicate]

I'm designing a webpage in photoshop cs6. I kept width as 1600 px and height as 1968 px and resolution as 72. When i save as jpeg or jpg, if i zoom that image i'm getting little unclear image. How to ...
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How to change change rendered gradient color to transparent

I have a fairly basic flat image, that is black with a radial gradient that fades to gray (originally purple, but I modified the saturation to try to make this easier). I need the image instead fade ...
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Transparency is lost in illustrator CS6 when I use image trace. Help!

so I'm pretty new to illustrator so sorry if this is obvious - but, I'm having troubles with the transparency of a flower image. I placed the image of the flower which has no background from a saved ...
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How can I recreate a graph paper grid in Photoshop?

In Photoshop we can display the grid, but I want this grid to be printed so I want to make the grid myself. What's an easy way to make this?
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windows 7 64 bit photoshop 2014 can't resolve fonts set on the same version on OSX [migrated]

On a Mac OSX computer with Photoshop 2014 a font is set. That same font (literally the same ttf file) is installed on a Windows 7 64bit computer with the same version of Photoshop. But everytime ...
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Web Banner comes out the wrong size?

So my brief was to design a web banner to the dimensions of 1280x600 px at 72dpi. I have already set this when i opened the document in Photoshop however when i sent this to the client they claim it ...
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Pixel Dimensions with InDesign

I hope to achieve a better understanding on how to provide the highest quality of images in JPEG when exporting in InDesign. The story below is a condensed version of the situation. Task My task ...
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Photoshop CC - Use one Layer in different groups with different effects?

I have designed the background picture for our company phones. It changes slightly with seasons and on special occasions. What I would like to do: have one layer (eg with numbers for ambulance an ...