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How to create a map in Photoshop with hills?

I am an aspiring author, and am creating a map of my fantasy world in Photoshop. The map is very detailed, containing information on wind patterns, temperature changes, and tectonic plate movement, ...
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How to make full color brush in photoshop?

I need to pint with full color image as brush. How can brush contain all colors from source image? I need something like clone stamp, but with predefined contents. Picture for better understanding
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Logo effect re-creation in PS [closed]

I want to create an image similar to this - I don't need the fancy bevelling edges, I just want to put the letter inside the circle.
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Reset Layer Mask/Gradient Tool in Photoshop CC

When using a gradient on a layer mask, I would be able to create an image like the one below: The image shows a slight "fade out" on the bottom and only on the bottom. Now, when I try the same ...
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Photoshop, gradient map to transparent?

I have the following image that I'd like to apply a gradient map to: I would like the below gradient applied (note that the gradient maps to transparent). The problem is that rather than the ...
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How do I fill a vector (or rasterized object) with text?

I love this look, but I can't seem to copy it. I tried manipulating the text by hand in Photoshop (after exporting a vectorized animal shape to a PNG) and it turned out to be time consuming and not ...
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Copy layer to own document of it's size

I usually make a mock-up of what I'm finally after and then copy each piece to a separate document. Sometimes I have close to 100 pieces to be copied. I always did this by hand using a couple of ...
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Photoshop - How to Create Overlapping Stroke on Font?

I want create a type in which the letters overlap each other (let's say -200 VA setting), and then make a stroke that will be overlapping. Letters themselves shouldn't be filled with any color, but ...
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Background Front Ground and layers

I have one background layer which have hands and trousers, one front ground layer image which is my design and several different colours of T Shirt. I am using script export layers to files(fast). My ...
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How can I make a png's Alpha contain undetectable colours?

Okay, I'll try to make a long story short. I use PS elements 8 (yeah I know that barely counts a PS). I make textures for a video game mod, and I came across a problem. To help explain I quickly put ...
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Resolution for a PSD document of 10x4 cm?

I need to print out a small tag of 10cm x 4cm (w x h) but I'm not sure what to put in the resolution. I set the width and height to 'centimeters' as measurement but not sure what to put as resolution. ...
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Why is my Logo losing quality when I save it for the web? [closed]

I am designing a website for my business and I am having a bit of trouble. I am not very good as this sort of thing but hoping someone might be able to explain in basic terms. I have gotten the ...
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How to make PDF characters darker for print without using photoshop?

I am a researcher and I have to read research papers. Unfortunately, the characters are not dark enough, so the papers are hard to read when printed on the paper. Note that the printer's cartridge has ...
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How to create a transparent difference (additive?) layer from 2 solid layers

I'm very new to graphic design in general, so I'm not sure if I'm using the correct terms, sorry about that. I have two solid images (A & B) and I want to extract the difference between the two to ...
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Alternative to Photoshop that can handle smart objects [duplicate]

I would like to edit a simple PSD with a smart object like this one. I only need to replace the smart object with a screenshot of an app and export the image as a PNG or JPG. Is there an alternative ...
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How to convert all groups into smart objects photoshop 2014.2.1

How to convert all groups into smart objects photoshop 2014.2.1 Here image of my groups I want to convert all of them into smart objects as a batch not 1 by 1 :D
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How do I change color of an image element in Photoshop?

I am trying to change the color of the blue ring around the devil from royal blue to white. I keep receiving a message that says You can not use the Color Replacement tool because it does not work ...
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Creating an Avengers styled backdrop (8' x 8') for actors to take picture in front of with the people [duplicate]

I need to make an avengers styled backdrop (for costumed avengers characters). Guests will stand in front of it to take pictures with the characters. It needs to be 8' x 8'. I need to set up my ...
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Resizing image to real world dimensions

this may sound like a really amateur question but I'm trying to resize some images to dimensions in centimetres (10cm height x 15cm width to give you an idea), but upon changing two photos to the same ...
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Textile design in illustrator

Im designing a print for my swimwear line and I'm using images from an artist. the file prints out sharp when it is opened in photoshop but when i place the image in illustrator and print from ...
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My blending options are gone [closed]

Usually when I right click on the layer on the left and press blending options the dialogue box that appears has a list of blending option including stroke, shadow, glow, gradient, etc. For some ...
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how to save a cropped gif in photoshop cs6 [closed]

After cropping the gif image, I saved it as .gif file of course. But when I tried uploading it online the cropped gif isn't working. How do I save it?
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Subtract Front Shape Photoshop CS6

I'm a beginner to photoshop but have grasped some basics from a ton of youtube videos, plus trial and error over countless hours! I created a logo from a circle using the subract front tool. Now ...
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How I can achieve this (light) effect in CMYK illustrator/Photoshop? [closed]

I want an identical effect for the background done in either Photoshop or Illustrator but I want it print ready that means in CMYK. Ideally I would like the design to be in Illustrator but I think I ...
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Overlaying two frame animations in Photoshop [duplicate]

I've just done two animations in Photoshop, each the same size, same number of frames, using the FRAME ANIMATION function in the timeline. They are on two different photoshop files. The second ...
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How to create a batch job save a flatten image with the image name written on it in photoshop [duplicate]

Lets say I have 1000 images from a digital camera, named, for example, _MG_7677, _MG_7678, _MG_7679 and so on.. How can I batch create new flatten images .jpg but with the original name of every image ...
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Intersection between layers for empty and filled heart vector in Photoshop

I have downloaded a heart icon vector from flaticon, I will use it as "add as favorite" icon, so I need two states: The heart filled with black background with opacity 75% for example ...
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How to save history in Photoshop?

Is there a way to save a file in Photoshop CC 2014 with history? I would like to open a file already saved and see the history.
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Paragraphing in Photoshop

I'm using CS5 Photoshop. When I use the Type Tool and put some text into a picture, as I press ENTER to start a new paragraph within the same block of text it just de-selects the text and doesn't ...
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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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Any methods to improve the skin texture and make it appear HQ when lighter?

The skin texture comes out really rough when I lighten it up, any advice on how to improve overall quality of the main texture with some techniques to make it HQ and which method should I use to ...
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Forcing decimal guide with Photoshop

I'm trying to create a Bootstrap grid. But on 1170 width, each column is 97.5 wide, so I will need to create decimal guides. But when I add a guide with the "add new guide" tool, it always round up ...
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Photoshop Overlay Blur Effect Can be used to blur any image [duplicate]

I am trying to create Blurred Overlay that can make any image blur if any image is behind of it. For your reference i have attached few examples and want to achieve same thing..I can create blurred ...
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Is there way to use free transform to change shape layer which has clipping image inside intuitively?

Whenever I tried to change size of Shape Layer which contains large image like texture by using free transform, It seems that size of transform area also contains inner masked image too (like upper ...
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Is it possible to create a 100% opaque, greyscale brush in photoshop CC?

I have a greyscale image of a leaf that I'd like to use as a brush. I want it to stay greyscale to preserve the variations in the leaf. I define it as a brush preset, however when I use the brush, ...
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Photoshop PNG problem

I'm trying to use a PNG but when I open it in Photoshop it looks wrong. This is the original image This is how it looks in Photoshop Any idea of how to make it look right?
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Photoshop export to PDF - Shape issues

This little screenshot explains well the issue. I have shapes from Photoshop (also made a test from copying shapes from Illustrator) and exporting to PDF. Here is the ugly results. If I reduce the ...
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how make this glass color shadow on photoshop [closed]

i´m trie, but don´t make this shadow above.
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Adobe Photoshop CS6 - How to resize image but keep text sharp

I have an image: that I want to resize larger. So right now, the text is fine. Let me resize it larger: Now it's bigger. Problem is, the text - sorry if the screenshot is blurry - it's a ...
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Extract vector graphics from PDF in photoshop

I have a pdf which I want to extract a high resolution / vector graphics format from. When I open the PDF with Preview I can zoom in forever and artwork always seem to have a crisp edge. However ...
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How can I make a transparent PNG object spin from the center in Photoshop for a gif if the object is not a square

I've been trying to achieve this for a while now. I need to make (Image A) spin on the center point of the logo, image B (the tree point). The final should look like image C but the centre piece ...
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How can I create a fine diagonal stripe pattern with Adobe design tools?

I wanted to recreate this fine stripe pattern - see dark bar behind the logo on top card: I started copy / pasting 90 dregree single stripes at set distances from each other manually, however in ...
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Move Ai brushes to Ps?

My son wants to move his brushes from Ai to Photoshop. We just got through reading on this site how to move his color using the exchange but I am not seeing a similar way to do it with brushes.
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Why can't i resize artboard in CC from center point and not adding only to right side for width?

When re-sizing and adding any amount of pixels to the width of my artboard i cannot figure out how to add equal amounts to each side rather than just adding to the right side of my artboard. Before ...
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Recording an action to define pattern CS3

I am trying to write an action in Photoshop CS3 to turn a bunch of images into patterns by running a batch. I was able to record an action to get this done, but they all have the same name as the ...
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Extract from Photoshop (psd) to Dreamweaver: Positions of Elements

Let's say I want to import the document created with Adobe Photoshop CS6 (.psd file) to Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. In Dreamweaver, there is a tool which let's to copy CSS styles. However, it copies just ...
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Multiple colors for different shapes under one layer (Vector) in Photoshop?

Is it possible to give different colors for shapes that's all under one layer. Basically i am trying create a vector icon in Photoshop though I know its possible through Illustrator. Is it possible to ...
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Fill Tool Question

I recently bought an iMac and started using Photoshop. I already have a macbook pro and the photoshop works perfectly, but now I am experiencing one tiny, but annoying, issue. For example, when I ...
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How Can i Save .icon file in Photoshop CS 6 [duplicate]

i need your help, i want to save .ico file in my Photoshop CS6, but there is no option in file saving box to save the .ico file is there is any way to save the .ico file in Photoshop CS6. Thanks/ ...
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Why can't I use my history brush in photoshop cs6? [closed]

I am a beginner in photoshop and I have a question. Why can't I use my history brush..? It shows this pop up: How can i fix it now?