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How can I import Photoshop layer with a mask to After effects?

I've prepared a layer with a mask in Photoshop and I want to use it in After effects. What I want to do is add a video on to that prepared layer and mask it.
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Photoshop: How to know current size of drawn shape when selecting contained shape layer

I use Rectangle tool, Rounded Rectangle Tool ... to draw a shape. After that, I move to another layer then go back to nearly created shape layer. My question is: How can I know current size of drawn ...
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Smooth jagged edges in photoshop [duplicate]

I am getting jagged edges around my vector smart object in photoshop. I brought in a vector object from illustrator, command selected the layer and painted over/within the selection, using the brush ...
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How do you convert a regular font such as Gotham into an outline font?

This is an example of what I mean by outline font: I would like to make an outlined version of Gotham using Photoshop.
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Punch out area of shape using another—with translucent edges

I have a ellipse-ish raster shape with a ragged, translucent edge. I'd like to use this to punch out the same shape (with the same ragged, translucent edge) from a photo, so that I end up with a photo ...
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Create a non-closed shape with Photoshop Pen Tool

If I want to draw a nice line with the Pen Tool in Photoshop, I make a path and then stroke it. However, the stroked path is not a vector now. When I create a shape instead, it must be closed before I ...
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How do I turn gray and white pixels on black lineart into a transparent gradiant?

I'm hoping my question is a simple one, as I'm strapped for time. To put it simply, the lineart looks great from afar, and I plan on adding color to it in a layer under. But unfortunately, due to a ...
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Is there a way to get a text value from the user in a Photoshop script?

I'm using a JSX script to export an image to different sizes in Photoshop and I would like to get a value from the user such as to let them type in the file name. I would really like to show a dialog ...
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how to resize filter applied to the Image in photoshop?

I applied Note Paper filter to my artwork and Its components are small. I need to magnify just filter not Layer , as transforming Pattern in Illustrator . Can we magnify or resize filter that is ...
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Clipped layer area dont get uniform shadow in Photoshop

See the problem below, Blue layer is clipped with the grey background but as soon the blue shape layer starts "Shadow Intensity is low" Here is a closeup of the problem Okay here is the Layer ...
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Photoshop license [migrated]

I Need some help wich Photoshop version I should choose. Is it possible to install Version 4.0 5.0 6.0 or 7.0 on a New MacBook with 10.10 ? Somebody offered me an old license and an upgrade to CS3. ...
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Photoshop: How to make image clearer when print out [duplicate]

I have below image. This is a scan paper, and when print out, it's too blur. I want to use Photoshop for editing this image, so printer print out will be clearer. I don't know this question is ...
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How can I replace the color of a gradient in an image?

I have this image: http://hdw.eweb4.com/wallpapers/8091/ What I want to do is replace the blue with another color, say red. I've tried the color replacing tool, but it is not really following the ...
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Different types of EPS in Photoshop

I was going to save an image created using Photoshop and I wanted to save it as .EPS but I see there are 3 different types of EPS available: Photoshop EPS (*.EPS) Photoshop DCS 1.0 (*.EPS) Photoshop ...
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How to crop a square at the exact centre of an image in Photoshop?

Given a square image, how can I crop, at the exact center, of the image? What if the image is not square itself? What if I'm using Photoshop CS6 or some older version? Is the procedure the same?
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How to distort artwork for printing on a cup?

I need to print using my regular office printer a design I have already made to wrap around to the shown here under mug. As you may notice that the circumference of the top part is wider than the ...
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Change an ellipse/circle's size from the center after it has been drawn

I've drawn several vector circles (all on different shape layers) in Photoshop and now would like to change their size to make them a bit smaller. Is there a way to do this and have them shrink/grow ...
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How do I divide a canvas into 9 equal squares in photoshop

I tried to create an image in photoshop with 9 equal squares and I failed horribly. Is there a simple way to divide a canvas into equal sizes rectangles without having to work out the numbers?
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what is size of iphone6 and iphone 6+ navigation bar?q [duplicate]

I use photoshop for design ui of iOS apps i want to design ui for iphone 4, iphone 5, iphone 6 and iphone 6+. but i don't know about the size of navigation bar iphone 6 and iphone 6+. please anyone ...
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12pt in Photoshop looks totally different in Web

we are creating a website right now in Photoshop and we are using 12pt for the fonts. But when we see the fonts in web with 12pt they look much bigger. It seems that we have to use 12px in web so it ...
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Are Smart Objects less resource-consuming than separate layers?

I am designing a very large concept layout for a Single Page Application. I only have CS5, so I don't have access to the concept of linked smart objects, which is unfortunate as this would save my ...
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Pixlr - Transparent image with Text layer on top . Layer must be rasterized?

This is a noob question for sure, but I can't seem to find the answer. Using Pixlr Online in chrome I create a new transparent image and want to lay some text on top but keep getting the error that ...
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Changing File Sizes in a PDF

Is there a way when exporting a .psd as a .pdf to make the file smaller? My client always has me work in Photoshop and send them finished work as .pdf's, but they say the files are too big. These ...
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Save Channels in PS separately

is there a way to save channels in PS seperately with transparent whites like in this picture – resp. does anyone know how this is done if not with separated channels? thanks in advance
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Photoshop 3D extrude colors continue on side [duplicate]

Very often i see this 3D presentations of layouts. I found a nice tutorial for this 3d effect (link) but i dont know how to let the colors continue on the side like this: I see this very often on ...
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How to create text like in this image?

Can some one help me on how to do this type of text effect as seen it this image My main language is Danish, and I have no idea of what to call this type of effect, witch makes it difficult to ...
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Vector image in a .pptx exported to PDF: how can I avoid quality loss?

I hope someone can help me fix this. I created a round icon using Illustrator, saved it as a PNG and inserted it into a .pptx file. So far, so good. Now when I save my .pptx document as a .pdf, the ...
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How to prepare Photoshop to design a Website

I'm having some trouble finding out how to prepare Photoshop to design a Website. When i try to program what i draw, the measurements are never correct. Always bigger. Is there a way for me to design ...
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Can I have a “Live” Navigator in Photoshop CC?

I record my work by capturing the navigator on a second monitor at 1920x1080. This is much easier on the eye at 16x speed because the screen isn't shooting all over from zooms and panning. However, ...
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Apply Photoshop dodge/burn to full range

Dodge and burn brushes apply only to a "Range" — either Highlights, Midtones, or Shadows. Is there a way to dodge/burn uniformly across the dynamic range?
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Best Grayscale method for checking contrast?

While designing art assets in Photoshop, I've always tried to use the Grayscale method for checking the contrast levels. Unfortunately, different articles/sources recommend different methods of ...
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Does the 2014 13inch vs 15inch Macbook Pro Make A Difference? [closed]

I'm currently a Design Comms student and I'm thinking of changing my 2012 macbook pro to the new 2014 retina macbook pro. I'm torn between the choice of the 13inch high end model of it's kind or the ...
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Can any tell what are the fonts name used in this logo

The owner of this juice bar wants me to make a visiting card for him but he dont know the font name. please if anyone knows tell me asap
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Two colors for one graphic

I have a graphic in photoshop that is red, it's two hands that are bent to make a heart. The graphic is red and a single graphic. Is it possible to change it that the right hand color is different ...
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Brush stroke a path with thin-thick-thin in Photoshop

So i know I can use brush simulate a brush stroke from thin-thick-thin and thick to thin with the fade option . Is there a way to simulate a brush stroke so the path will have thick end points ...
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Can you stack clipping masks?

I'm trying to follow this tutorial: http://www.psdvault.com/photo-effect/create-dramatic-meteor-and-burning-city-effect-in-photoshop/ In the first part where it says to: "Add the following image ...
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How to create a ribbon with shadows? [duplicate]

I have seen lots of images like this which used a slight shadow very nicely as if the sides are folded into each other but I don't know how to create such thing. I'm not looking for a full tutorial. ...
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Photoshop: How to edit a shape when select again in its layer [duplicate]

Maybe this question seems easily but I don't know why it doesn't obvious in my current Photoshop settings. I select shape tool and draw somethings (such as circle, rectangle ...). I see at this ...
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How can i do it myself [duplicate]

Thank you all for trying to answer ,i did ask the artist for general guidence,but none would even reply so here is some more links to 2 simmilar work by 2 artist ...
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Photoshop: How to draw a guide with an exact distance from another guide

Before drawing, I want to draw all guides for my layout. For example, I have a guide line named A already. After that, I want to have another guide named B parallel with guide A and at 50px distance ...
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How do I type Arabic text in Photoshop CC multilanguage?

I have downloaded Photoshop CC MULTI-language version on windows 8 but i cannot type in Arabic please somebody help me?
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Proper steps for importing PSD files into flash cs6

Anybody can explain how to import the PSD files into Flash CS6. I have tried this but i could not import the transparent image with the quality. It is getting pixellated and with the outline from the ...
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Is there a way to do calculations when entering values in a field while using free transform in Photoshop?

When I enter values in free transform mode, there is a bunch of forms that indicate position of the object (x, y, etc...) I found that I can't add, subtract or multiply values in this form. It's very ...
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How do I turn on animation timeline options in Photoshop CS6?

My version of Adobe Photoshop CS6 (standard) doesn't have the options on the animation timeline that appear to be available on all the Photoshop Animation tutorials. Onion skinning, different layers ...
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How to make an image look like an all-white sculpture in Photoshop?

I'm wondering how they actually achieved this kind of effect? image from http://www.thecapitol.pn/ Could you give me some suggestions: are there any techniques to get the same effect? I tried many ...
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Why are raster images still used when vector images have so many advantages?

I have read some posts and see many advantages of using vector images when compared to raster images: They can be zoomed or scaled at any ratio. File-size efficiency. Because vector image only ...
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As a designer, how should I start designing an iOS app?

I am about to design an IOS 8 app for the very first time. I've been a designer for 5 years now, both on Photoshop and Illustrator, but I never got the change to design an app. I am looking for some ...
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Which Wacom tablet would suit my needs, Intuos vs. Bamboo? [duplicate]

I am not a graphic design student but digital painiting intrigues me quite a lot. I have been watching online lessons of it and have finally decided to buy a pen tablet. I want to pursue digital ...
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Photoshop: How to know which layer does graphic object inside

I have met this situation, and because I just learn photoshop so I don't know how to solve this. I have a psd file contains some layers. Those layers have grouped together. Then I draw a graphic (in ...
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Style identification: How was this painting effect made?

I'm specially interested in the flowers in different colors. Can they be achieved using a filter? Image Source: Robbi Robbins.