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Creating tiled pattern in curved wave

How Do I make something similar to following image in Photoshop? (Click to see larger) I thought of creating a curved shape by pen and then apply the tiled pattern to it but not sure how to create ...
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Replace color for all layers

I have a file with about 500 layers, and I need to replace a color in all of them. I looked through different solutions here and elsewhere, and they all suggested using an adjustment layer or ...
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Photoshop suddenly shows artifacts on my file

I am running Photoshop CC on Mac OSX 10.9.1. Today I opened one of my PSD files this morning and all of a sudden, these artifacts appear in some layers that have some effects on smart objects (but ...
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How do I crop an image with just one or a few layers with Pixelmator?

The task I'm trying to achieve with Pixelmator is opening up a PSD and quickly (because I generally have to do it a lot) crop a piece of the image but also removing layers that I don't want in the ...
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Text messed up when exported as PDF

When I am exporting this file as PDF the text gets messed up. What causes this and how can I fix it? It's a regular text element and standard pdf presets. Merging all the layers and rasterising it ...
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Is it possible to draw on multiple video frames at once in Photoshop CS6?

I was hoping CS6 and updates would allow editing on all frames. I have imported a green screen video of angel wings (approx 100 frames). The tip of the wings needs to be modified and changed to a ...
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i don'ts see make frame from layers option in my timeline menu

I'm trying to make an animated gif from two still images. However, I do not have a make new frame fro each new layer option, even grayed out. On my computer at home I did not have this problem. Only ...
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How to convert an animated PSD to a still-image PSD?

I have a Photoshop document that I used to create an animated GIF. I want to save a copy of this animated PSD as another PSD, preserving my clipping path but dropping my animation. I'm able to ...
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Export from smart object layer comps

Today I tested a suggestion a user gave me here to make layer comps inside a Smart Object and control them from the properties box, like showed in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Transparency Grid size aligned to pixel size in Photoshop

When zooming into a layer with transparency, typically the transparent grid in the background stays the same size while zooming in and out. This is the default behavior. All three options (Grid Size: ...
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How to set Photoshop brush tool similar to Pixlr's pencil tool?

I want a similar effect of the default online Pixlr's pencil tool in Photoshop brush tool: https://pixlr.com/editor/ Pixlr default brush: Photoshop default brush: You can see how the Pixlr ...
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How to save a large sign designed in photoshop as 2 separate PDFs?

Ive been asked to create one large sign for our office. The printer has asked for me to supply it as a PDF as two separate files. I have created the finished design in photoshop. This is my first ...
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Lighting Effect not working in a layer mask

I have a layer mask that I am attempting to add a lighting effect to in CS6, however when I click the lighting effect tool from the Filter-> Render menu, the layer mask goes completely black. As soon ...
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Strange grey lines appearing on graphics in InDesign

I'm creating a case study that requires some graphics. Graphical elements are being created in Photoshop but for some reason certain graphical elements appear with grey lines on the outside (see image ...
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Photoshop: How do I clean up dirt around a high contrast edge?

One of my recent photographs was complicated by reality -- specifically by dirt collecting around the mullions of a skylight I was shooting: Closer: There's enough of it to be distracting and ...
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Photoshop clone object

Guys in Photoshop am creating website navigation. All menu item has own divider, so for every menu item i copy and paste new divder layer. So what if i want to edit that divider i go and edit one by ...
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How to link or unlink layers in photoshop artboards?

I've created two artboards for a case-study that will serve as two pages in my document. Because I want the formatting to be similar, I option+dragged the content from one artboard to another to copy ...
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What is a good workflow to create background patterns for web designs?

I am designing a website in Photoshop and I want to try create a background pattern myself. I have both Photoshop and Illustrator at my disposal. I am aware that in Photoshop I can use Edit -> ...
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How do I lock my workspace in Photoshop?

I use photoshop CC. I am finding it annoying that all my workspace tools and windows are easily movable and floating. I was wondering if there is a way of locking them so I don't accidentally move ...
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Photoshop solid color masking layer issue!

I just created a cartoon in this tutorial that I have found on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ldBZMbK-k0 I created the first cartoon with ease but now its not letting me use ALT + DEL on ...
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Layer Mask Selection Not Showing in Photoshop

Good Morning, I am currently doing an online tutorial called "Create a Music Festival Poster Design in Photoshop" on DesignCuts.com https://www.designcuts.com/tutorials/create-a-music-festival-poster-...
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Live shape to regular path in PS

How can I convert a live shape to a regular path? I no longer need the capabilities of a live shape and would like to now scale the shape.
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Recording every level of threshold in Photoshop as a new merged layer Photoshop CC

Currently I have an artwork group and a threshold layer above the group as follows: What I would like to do is to increase the threshold level from 1 to 255, creating a new merged layer (Ctrl + ...
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“Quick Export as PDF”?

I'm working on an iOS app, and I've received @2x PSDs from a designer. All of the icons for buttons, etc. are vector smart objects. Currently I'm using "Quick Export as PNG" to grab these elements ...
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Aligning shape anchor points in Photoshop CC

So for a while now I've been wondering how others are handling alignment of anchor points in Photoshop. These are the specific actions I'd like to ask about: 1. Alignment How can you center the ...
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Adobe Photoshop - Hide Layer In Navigator

Is it possible to hide a specific layer ONLY in Navigator window? I'm trying to make a line art from a sketch by tracing. I keep on hiding and showing the sketch layer to check the output. It seems ...
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Disable Image Size Preview in Photoshop CC

Is it possible to disable the Preview Image in Photoshop CC's Image Size function? For larger documents, the preview building is a memory hog and slows down my workflow. Hitting the cancel for the ...
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Reduce duration of video in photoshop multiple layers

I've created a simple video, which has many layers, in Photoshop. The video is basically just a fading out of each layer, one after the other, to create the animation. However, I'd like to reduce the ...
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Decimal values for canvas size in Photoshop CC

I want to set up a document of width 847.5 pixels for my website project but Photoshop keeps rounding off the value to 848 saying it accepts only integer value. Any method by means of which I can set ...
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New layers in Photoshop CS5 automatically have fx

I started working on a design, with the first few layers using fx. Now every new layer I add has the same fx that the first two layers had. I want to add a simple, basic layer that has zero effects, ...
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Quickly Select and Fill Base Colors

Here's an example video of the kind of selection/coloring I'm talking about Is there a way in Photoshop to quickly select areas in line art, as in the video, and then apply base colors? I've tried ...
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Reproducing f.lux's warm colors

I'm an avid f.lux user and have been for a while. Whenever I'm working on a design, I do it during the day so the yellow tint doesn't ruin my color schemes at night thanks to f.lux. However, I have ...
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Adapting content in different artboards in Photoshop CC 2015

I am working as an Intern and in my company, they use these "Smart PSDs" which allow you to adapt designs to multiple artboards. For example, I put the client's content in the size of 1280X500 and it ...
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Smart object in Illustrator - Photoshop

Does anyone have an idea why when I try to edit an illustration made initially in AI, and placed in PS afterwards, the illustration isn't pixel perfect, so I double click it, it opens in AI, I snap ...
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Photoshop plugin for drawing flow charts

I'm looking to add diagram functionality to Photoshop - specifically, the "sticky" functionality where if you draw two boxes and then connect them with a line, when you move a box, the line redraws ...
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Converting PSD To AI For Printing On Clothing

I'm wondering if it is going to be a problem for me having my graphics artist doing all my graphics for my T-Shirts in Photoshop? He says it's more of a natural art feeling for him to do it in ...
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creating textured image using adobe photoshop

How can I create a texture effect similar to this image using photoshop? there seems to be more than one effect here. i've tried using noise. but could not manage to achieve the grainy effect. how can ...
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Performance flyer

i have a flyer i have to make for a play and I'm using photoshop. I'm trying to put a layer of a lady on a stage in the 2nd to front layer, the title in the 1st layer, and a blown out transparent lady ...
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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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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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Trying to fill pattern on Adobe Photoshop CC 2015

I have placed the same pattern, and it was working just fine. Then I went to do the same thing to make another one of my stamps, but the pattern wasn't filling into the space like it was before. They ...
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Why does my Photoshop animation drop quality as it progresses? Does duplicating a layer affect the quality of the image?

So, this is just my second time using the Timeline tool to animate something in Photoshop. The first one was a simple GIF that changed the background. This time, I'm working on another simple ...
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Batch export multiple layers with their embedded smart objects

I have a PSD file that will be used to place a design on lots of different product types (shirts, canvases, hoodies, etc.). I have set up a smart object (that sits on top of each layer for each ...
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Keep last used settings for Photoshop brushes

I'm using Photoshop for painting and almost every painting I do has a different image size. Usually for a single painting I will use four or five different brushes and it can be very frustrating to ...
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Photoshop batch render video: Prevent overwriting files?

I have a large number of videos files I want to render in Photoshop CC 2015 (Windows) using the same settings (e.g., convert to smart object, followed by auto-color, and then a Topaz filter). I ...
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Printing 4785mm x 4000mm problems with Photoshop

I am having issues with a design company printing my artwork. It will be made into a tower (cylinder object) where the artwork will go around and the working canvas they want full size 4785W x 4000H. ...
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Photoshop - Adding Font Sizes to Type Drop-Down

I use font-size 16 and 21 often in my mock-ups and would like to add them to the Type Tool Drop-down. Currently I use Tool Presets (example: Arial, 16, 444) or Ctrl-Shift <> to increase / ...
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transparent background, multiply blend mode

Hello everyone! how I can keep this background in PNG? http://i.stack.imgur.com/9dpSb.jpg when I want to save the image in PNG, does not respect me multiply blend mode http://i.stack.imgur.com/...
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Printing item #s of assessment at coordinates on image

Our coaching and training service provides a variety of assessments online and the output needs to be automated and delivered both onscreen and in printable form via pdf. The point is to show each ...
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Extend ONE Animation Length in Photoshop CS6 Timeline

I am looking for this to be done on Photoshop's Video Timeline Basically, my issue is making two gifs align with each other such that they both run seamlessly together and loop infinitely. Example: ...