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How to substract a layer from another in Photoshop CS6 [duplicate]

I have basically a layer in Photoshop CS6 containing an "email" symbol image. It has a transparent background, and just a red email symbol on top: Now I would like to subtract that red stuff to a ...
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How to apply path blur equally on the horizontal axis?

maybe you can help me to motion blur an image. The blur should appear from top to bottom and lose speed on its way, until it does not move anymore. The blurred part should be behind the object, as if ...
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can't zero co-ordinates for relative positioning

I created a shape in Illustrator and exported it as a psd. I dropped it into an open document in Photoshop as a new layer. I want to repeat the shape using relative positioning (with each shape on a ...
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Gif editing in photoshop

I load a gif into photoshop as frames. It is about 200 frames, and I want to add some extra text and drawings to about 100 frames.(The same text and drawing in the same postion on all 100 frames.) How ...
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How to Create High Quality Banner with Minimum Size In PhotoShop cs5

i am graphic designer from last 3 months and facing a problem to create high quality banner with minimum size in kbs. When i create banner it always in MB size as you know not good for website. I am ...
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PS 3dpostcard: How to set the rotation point of a 3d postcard layer?

Trying to 3d transform a triangle shape in Photoshop CS5 Extended by making it into a 3d postcard and then using the 3d rotation tools. But the layer seems to be choosing its own arbitrary rotation ...
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Smoother shape animation

I'm not new to Photoshop but I'm new to animations in Photoshop and my question is how to animate vector shapes in Photoshop. I have made a simple paper plane and then refolded it in Photoshop. T he ...
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Easy way to automatically shift layers when adding new images to a catalogue?

I need an easy way in which to edit a catalogue. I'm working on creating a catalogue for a client that'll have all their products. The problem is, I need a way in which this catalogue will be easy to ...
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Problems with exporting SVG assets out of Illustrator

My workflow generally goes like this, design the icon on Illustrator and paste the icon and resize it for the design. Because our dev team needs SVG icons and not just the typical 1x,2x,3x assets, I ...
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How can you make a triad gradient in Photoshop?

I'm trying to make an icon with three colors (a triad gradient) in different position, like the Apple Music icon (attached) but I'm not sure how to do it correctly.
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How can I create a mosaic with my own tessellating tile shape?

The effect I want to achieve is the same as the one created by 'create object mosaic' command in Illustrator - but using my tile shape instead of a square or rectangle. I have created the effect I ...
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I am new to graphic designing. I am searching for a mentor [duplicate]

I am familiar with Photoshop and Illustrator. However, I am not sure to call it a creative block or lack of industry knowledge, I am not able to take the this interest beyond certain level. I lack ...
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How to create the 3D logo like this with Adobe Photoshop

I need help creating a logo like this. I have tried Skew option and Perspective option but those didn't work. This is the image I have tried below.
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How to make a .PNG that shows one image on a black background and a different image on a white background?

This image was put up by the NHL on Twitter. In the feed this is the image, when you click on it, a different one pops up. When you open it in Photoshop, the whites are very bold and the ...
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When saving images in photoshop CS6 as png they get a white background [duplicate]

I've got an image, it's an RGB 8 bit. But when i save it as png, i don't see the transparency, it's all white
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How to select a group within a “parent” group to move it around?

I have Photoshop documents with layers organized into groups, and some of the groups are nested within other groups. When I move them around, auto-select is set to group. The whole "parent" group ...
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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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Can't save Photoshop document as PSD [closed]

I have read up on this issue and am not finding a resolution. I am trying to create a mobile template with the following specs. I've created other files with these same specs before and am able to ...
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paste PS5.5 selection into Ai 6.0

I have selected part of an image and I would like to paste that selection into an open Illustrator document. Basically a psd on top of a vector frame. The original image is a psd as I have already ...
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how can I resize a layer and have the other change to the proper ratio

I have monkey.psd that each layer is a part of a monkey and I want to resize monkey's head from 500x500 px to 300x300px and have other layer reduce the size to same ratio as before
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Colour High Contrast effect [duplicate]

I've spent ages so far fiddling with adjustments and filters in the hope that I can recreate the effect shown in this picture. I've tried posterising other similar effects, but I want to keep the ...
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I want to convert image with multi-colors to two colors [duplicate]

As there a possible way to make a multi-colors PSD/AI/Image to be only two colors
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Photoshop CC 2015 artboards have phantom grid lines being displayed [closed]

I am seeing strange 1px black lines on 'unselected' artboards. I've gone through my 'view' settings thinking, maybe, I had inadvertently hit a quick command that toggled on my grid. But I quickly ...
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How to stroke an open path (vector)

I'm on photoshop cs6 I am doing a vectorial drawing, i wanted to draw a path without closing it but that was impossible. If i don't close my path, it stays invisible I tried to create a line then ...
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apply layer style to part of an image

I have a (png) logo with lettering and artwork above (and not touching) the lettering. How can I mask or isolate the lettering portion, in order to apply a layer style to only the artwork portion of ...
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How can you syncronize two windows/files that copy zooming and panning in Photoshop?

I want to do some master studies and I would like to have two files (the original and an empty one) on my screen (each taking half). I want to have both windows have the same zoom and panning so I ...
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Photoshop - How to apply gradient to only part of an image in photoshop

I am trying to create a wallpaper with a white background, and a kind of floating picture/portrait of Robert Heinlein. I have the picture edited down to the parts I want, but its not white, so I want ...
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Adding Speed Blur to Text

I saw this sign on the Web and wanted to create a similar one using Photoshop. What would be the best way to take some regular, live text and add the speed/motion blur as seen on this image?
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photoshop render fibers and export as transparent background png

so I rendered fibres. really light ones. take a look I want the fibres to stay and everything around them to be transparent tried a bunch of things like changing levels, exposure, contrast etc ...
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How to make image map or make a picture link to a url on photoshop cc? [duplicate]

I make email signature design on photoshop cc, now i'm trying to make a picture link to a url. I already saw on youtube, but when i try with their method its not work. Does anyone now how to make it ...
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Select all layers within marquee tool

I want to select multiple layers within a marquee selection. For example, I want to select, copy and paste the tan background and black squiggle which are on two separate layers:
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Photoshop multiple layers blending - save for web

Through photoshop web template i found one interesting problem with multiple layers blending. In the picture you can see screenshot of layout. Of course color is not part of it, just without color ...
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How do I achieve this tessellated effect in Photoshop?

I'm currently recreating Image 1, but finding it hard to lay down the finishing touches, namely, the triangular pattern that encompasses the hexagon. My progress can be seen in Image 2, and my design ...
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How to perspective project or warp an image onto a book cover?

I'm trying to photoshop an image onto a book cover for a mockup, but am a bit confused about the best way to do this? I'm using the 'Perspective' warp tool, but I'm finding it hard to: Set the ...
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Editting lots of layers at the same time layers [duplicate]

If I load in a gif as layers in Photoshop and want to add something to every layer (e.g. covering up usernames on every layer) how do I do that?
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Image Opens as Layer 0 rather than Background

In Adobe Photoshop CC 2015, I am opening an image (File > Open > Image), and when it opens, it isn't as a locked Background layer. It opens as Layer 0. How can I make my image open as the Background ...
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Content aware patching while keeping Smartobject?

TL;DR How do I use Content aware patching while keeping the layer as Smartobject? I'm currently creating a poster for cake selling of my school I'm a huge fan of working on Smartobjects only. ...
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What are the most important things that a beginner or learner or novice designer should care about or focus on while designing

I am new in designing field, i have started with photoshop currently in learning phase, Whenever i work on images or try to design something new on my own, i get confuse with the basic things like ...
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How can I change colors of a B&W graphic in Photoshop?

I have a black & white graphic, which I want to turn into a blue & yellow. Black → blue, white → yellow I can do the first part by creating a solid color layer and change the ...
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Large format pdf - can't save?

So I am building a 10' x 2' 300dpi sign for my buddies restaurant. I have never prepared anything that large for print (I'm mostly a web developer). I have my freaking huge psd, 120in by 24in, 300dpi, ...
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Can I extract and save background of a png image in photoshop? [duplicate]

I have an image that was sent to me as a png file that I can't display here because it's for a client. It has a background image--a design--with text and another image layered above it. I need to ...
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In photoshop how do I create an obfuscated window like this

I am trying to make a carbonless invoice for a client, however I need to create something like below to 'blank out' parts of the invoice on the copies. How would I fill a shape with random numbers, in ...
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In Photoshop, how do you make object shrink or grow by just dragging a layer over?

Take a look at this guy's video, at the part where he slides the sides of the table out and in to make the table longer and shorter. How do I create that effect in Photoshop? Here is his video: ...
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How to merge a set of small psd images into a printable A4?

I have a large set of different small images from the very same size (660 x 144 pixels, 120 pixels/centimiter) which I like to print in a A4 papaer. Is there some automated script that fit those ...
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does illustrator or photoshop change the dpi, ppi or alpha when using transparency? [closed]

I was enjoying the use of different transparency settings in both programs and was wondering if the simulated transparency would have any effect on the use of the images in different production ...
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Reverse Nearest Neighbor Algorithm in Image Scaling in Photoshop

Is there a way to reverse this method of image scaling in Photoshop? This is an example of what I mean: http://tech-algorithm.com/uploads/nneighbor01.png I need to reverse the process in order to ...
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What does the Dreamweaver grid layout refer to, and what is the standard?

I saw that in Dreamweaver, as well as in .psd, designers use guides to separate the page layout in 'grids'. I suppose this is tied to the idea of responsive web design, but I want to know why a ...
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Untenable rendering times (12+hrs) on simple 3D objects

I just upgraded to CC, and I haven't really done any 3D modeling before so any advice would be greatly appreciated. I made three fairly small objects: a table, a glass, and a beer bottle, as well as ...
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Perspective warp Photoshop CC

I am trying to change the perspective of the following picture so that it appears as if it's taken from the right lane of the road: What I have achieved so far with Perspective Warp tool is this ...