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What is this effect called? [closed]

Like the title said, what is it, I really like it XD
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Why image resize in Photoshop generates artifacts?

Left side - the result of downscaling the image from 1800px (height) to 1200px in the Mac OS Image Preview utility. Right side - the same downscaling in Photoshop (Menu: Image->Image Size...) You can ...
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Best compability file project export for .PSD file

What is the best fully compatibility to export (.PSD) file project from Photoshop for software interchange purposes? I mean, for example, I can edit the resulted export freely without loosing any ...
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Why does my embedded EPS look pixelated on my Photoshop PDF?

I have a PSD file with an embedded .eps logo. When I export to Photoshop PDF and zoom in, all the text and shapes look very smooth, but the Smart Object .eps ends up not retaining its vector status. ...
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How to create a logo made of fire?

I need to make a version of a logo "made of fire" for an ad. Take a look at the images below. The last one is a test I made using Apple's logo using this set of transparent flames. As you can see, IT'...
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Match the brightness on X layers at once in Photoshop

I have a collection of 142 partially overlapping images, taken on a grid with a microscope. I've had to go through some pain to patch them all together as the automated software packages seemed to ...
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How gradient effect in mockup is made using Photoshop? [duplicate]

I found this cool design in Dribbble and wonder how these layers of curves are made in Photoshop. Buildings in the background is also blended well. Is there any proper method to blend them into the ...
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Use a layer or shape as a mask? [duplicate]

I want to use a shape as a mask in Photoshop, so anything new I draw with the brush tool is only INSIDE of the existing shape. Right now this shape exists on its own layer. I'm thinking the ideal ...
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Why photoshop distort imported image?

I've made a screenshot of my phone screen and imported it in Photoshop by dragging from disk. However it's clean "as-is" image of the phone screen, it has appeared in photoshop slightly blurred. How ...
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Will layer effects affect how my Pantone design prints?

I have a project, which needs to be in Pantone, but I have never printed anything in Pantone before. I figured out how to use Pantone via internet searches, but I am worried that what I have might not ...
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Can Illustrator use a clipping path from a jpg created in Photoshop?

I have images created in Photoshop that have a clipping path around the main part of the image and are saved as jpg. When I open these jpg files in InDesign, the image is clipped using the stored ...
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How to create a “multi-layered smart object”?

I want to non-destructively and non-bindingly use Free Transform such that the transformation is immediately reflected in multiple smart objects, as though each object were one "layer" of a common ...
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How to fit an image in various different shapes? [closed]

So im making CSGO skin for AUG in photoshop,i want image (the "steel") to fit in the green shape that i selected,how can i do that?
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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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Why are the image 'Transform' size values different in Photoshop?

I have a background layer and am inserting a 512x512 image. I want to set the inserted image to 512 x 512. I use ctrl + t and make it 512x512 and apply the free transform. If I push ctrl + t ...
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Transpose image in photoshop (without flip)

How can I transpose this initial image to this final image in photoshop ? I've tried in vain using grids (and copy/paste one by one), but all of that is going approximate and is not precise. ...
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Gradient overlay move when cropping

I have this file where my background layer has a gradient overlay. When I try to crop a different layer I want my background to remain the same as it was before cropping it. Instead the gradient ...
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How can I make Photoshop's transparency 'checkerboard' match with pixel size? [closed]

im new at photoshop i want my photoshop transparency background square size be 1 px size
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Migrating color swatches from PS to AI

is there a way to move my color swatches I gathered while working in Photoshop to Illustrator (both versions are CC)?
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Make a grid easily in Photoshop [duplicate]

I do not like the youtube link showing how to do a grid in photoshop. It is really archaic, drawing line by line etc etc. I have a portrait that I need to draw grid over. Is there a simple way in ...
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How to achieve this scatter effect using Illustrator or photoshop?

I have tried using scatter brushes in Illustrator but it is not exactly the same thing. Please help!
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Trying to select image - Put it on colored background. Photoshop CC 2015 Windows (Pictures included)

I am attempting to take an image and put it on a different color background. On Monday I paid $100 for classes. The GREEN & WHITE backgrounds were just examples. I want to select and choose ...
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Vector Mask in Photoshop [duplicate]

If I have a layer with a vector mask. I would like to liquify the vector mask so I can save the path again after the liquify. Can I apply the liquify filter on the vector mask? How?
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Photoshop vector mask [closed]

I have a path and I would like to liquify the image and I want to apply it also on the path. I know that there is a way to do that with the vector mask but I can't seem to remember it. Can you ...
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How to automatically Update place linked file without switching to photoshop? [closed]

I know How to update "place linked..." file in Photoshop CC. I have placed illustrator file as a place linked file in Photoshop. "Place Linked" automatically updates when i save illustrator file but ...
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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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Removing text in an image

So I've got this image and I'd like to be able to remove the text so that it's just a picture of the banner. I don't know of any 'advanced techniques' so to speak, so what I have tried so far is ...
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What is the double arrow cursor in photoshop?

What is the double arrow cursor in Photoshop? What hotkey switches to it? I'm getting this cursor by accident while using the brush tool and hitting "step backward". Surprisingly, Google for "...
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How to use a shape as a vector mask?

My goal is a rectangular vector mask that I can freely resize without resizing the masked layer, but I'm confused about the interplay between shapes and vector masks: I can't figure out how to ...
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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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Problem with creating new document with very large size [duplicate]

i need to create banner >> Height : 90 CM Width : 2000 Cm How Can i create This Size :S
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Creating old neon advertisement

Good day everyone. I am trying hard to create a high resolution computer made image of an old German "Plaste und Elaste" neon advertisement (see below). After thinking a lot, the way to go I have ...
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Resorces and/or strategies for improving?

I have been working as a graphic designer for roughly 2 years at my local newspaper, I trained under the previous designer who taught me everything I needed to know for the job at hand. Problem is im ...
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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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Just need to bold and touch up scanned signatures and logos

Had a program called SLED from VSsoftware (Aristotle?) that converted vector graphics to fonts. It had a very basic editing program to crop, scale, bold check signatures and logos (all b&w) and ...
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Creating a selection from a path with 'holes'

I am attempting to create a custom logo in Photoshop (mainly because I'm not familiar with Illustrator). I've used the pen tool to create a vector path for the logo, but when I try to convert the path ...
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Is it possible to automatically move PS/AI toolbars?

I work using a 15in MacBook Pro and a 27" Thunderbolt display. I use the two of them as separate screens. My problem is that it's hard to move my entire program (ie: Photoshop/Illustrator) all at ...
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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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Why is my Line Tool In Photoshop making blurry lines?

I am using the line tool in Photoshop but my lines keep coming out blurry like this: Why is this the case?
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Blending colors in photoshop and illustrator

I am working on a print for my wall and I am trying to create something like this: Source I have already created the letters in Illustrator and now I am adding the colors in Illustrator and then ...
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Image size for a responsive photo site

I'm working on a Web design for a responsive website for a photographer. Client would like the site to work well on mobile, tablet and desktop. The site would have: homepage with a few images ...
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Quick way to set background to transparant [duplicate]

What is the quickest way to set a transparant background to jpg image with a white background without any major editing? I have tried a few online solutions but the quality always seems poor, so any ...
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Why doesn't my bright blue in in RGB match when I convert to CMYK? [duplicate]

I can't apply selected color in CMYK mode but can apply RGB mode.
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Batch copy/paste of rectangular images in square images?

I have got more than 1000 rectangular images (640x400) with a transparent background that I want to resize (to 600x375) and then copy/paste (centered) in a 600x600 transparent image. In other words, ...
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background sky of a photo: removing the darker color

I am new here! So this is a part of a photo I took at Washington Monument. As you can see the left side has become slightly darker. Is there any way to fix it? Thanks. Sorry for this unusually long ...
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“Low quality edges” when importing 3d from illustrator to photoshop

When I import a 3d vector from illustrator do photoshop, it looks like shapes get a tiny space between each other, besides the low quality appearence of the edges, as it can be seen on the picture ...
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How to replace a font by another on all text layers in Photoshop?

I have a big PSD file with hundreds of text layers all placed in a lot of folders and subfolders. Some of those layers use font A, the others use font B. Now I want to replace the font in all layers ...
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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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Fade out / Transparency in Photoshop

I have a quick question regarding Photoshop, as I did not manage to get the same result as in the picture below. https://ro.pinterest.com/pin/466755948863287781/ In the section, at the bottom the ...
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Photoshop vs illustrator for icons [closed]

Can photoshop make good icons or illustrator is better right or is there some good plugins for photoshop templates or icon scripts?