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How do I get a creamy / soft look like this? [duplicate]

I've been working on remaking a logo by Yoga Perdana, a digital artist who creates some really great logos that always seem to have a creamy, dreamy, soft look to them: Long story short, I've been ...
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Clear spot channels percentages in PS for digital printing?

I am setting up a clear spot channel for a file/files that will finish on a digital printer with CMYK+Clear. Is there any way to specify what percentage of coverage each clear spot channel will lay ...
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photoshop how do I use shape tool without fill

I'm trying to use the shape tool in photoshop to create a profile picture. I'm using the shape tool but it automatically fills in with a color. How can I turn off "auto fill"? Thanks - Adolfo
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Photoshop 3D - creating textures to the correct size for each face

Is there a way to create new face textures, in Photoshop 3D, that match the dimensions of the objects face. By default the original texture, for the face of an object, is set the dimensions of the ...
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Photohsop - Is it possible to find the current border radius of a rounded rectangle?

Here's the scenario: I create a rounded rectangle (shape layer) with a border radius of 8px (all sides). Months later I'm ready to code the design only to forget the border radius. Is there any way to ...
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How to use magic wand where there is white in the image

I am editing product images so that the background is transparent, the background is currently white. When I use the magic wand tool it also cuts out the bottle cap of the product because the bottle ...
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Extremely large tiff file editing for aerial photography

I am trying to do some touch up work on an extremely large .tiff file. The file is roughly 80GB(It is an aerial photo). The software I normally use for viewing such a large file is ArcMap(unrelated ...
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How to get rid of lines on 3d object in photoshop? [closed]

See on the inside of the circle? it has these lines that won't go away even after rendered!
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How would i create a shape out of the empty space that is intersected between two shapes?

So i need to create a shape from the empty space that i scratched in with two shapes created from the pen tool. I know it's messy but i'm just trying to figure out how to get this space before I make ...
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Tool to “write” within the pointer what lies around it (in order to mask things)

There's a tool I believe that is used to erase particular elements in an image, where the pointer writes what is around it or something like that. What is this tool and how to find it in Photoshop?
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illustrator actions - live trace settings

I'm trying to set a macro to batch vectorize png to svg vectors, but i'm stuck at the Live Trace action. Illustrator will only use the default preset, how can overwrite the default preset OR create an ...
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How do people design photorealistic icons? [duplicate]

So I have always admired photorealistic icons, not that they are always the best choice and good choice. It's just artist dedication and skills that have created such hyper realistic icon in itself is ...
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Fill the inside of a hollow font

If i have a font that has a hollow inside, how can I fill the inside with color? I've tried using an inside stroke but that only strokes inside the lines, not the character. I can't use masks because ...
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Trying to change a part of a sweater using hue/saturation

So I already did part of the guy's sweater using color balance and a layer mask, but I forgot how I did it exactly. I see I left a small part of his sweater not done yet, between his hands. So it ...
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How to undo cropping “artboard” in Photoshop CC

After I've used the Cropping Tool (without Delete Cropped Pixels selected), how do I get back to the original image with absolutely no cropping ratios selected. I click on and off to see the original ...
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Why are pixels not the same from Photoshop to Illustrator? [duplicate]

I'm so confused! I'm sure I'm missing something very simple. But when I create a new file in Photoshop that 320x240px at 300ppi then save that out as a JPEG and try to place onto an Illustrator ...
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pixel lines when copy from illustrator to photoshop

Hi I have searched the forum for a solution of my problem but i can't seem to find one. I have made some shapes in Illustrator and added a 3D effect. It looks good in illustrator but when i try to use ...
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How do I create this one colour painted matte effect onto any object in photoshop?

I have seen this effect created in a few places and want to know how i can apply this effect to any object in photoshop. Here are a few example of posters ive found where it has been executed well. ...
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Selecting The bottom layer Photoshop (Shortcut)

Is there a shortcut (+click) to select a bottom layer that is fully behind a top layer in photoshop. Ex (PSD attached): I would like to select the green circle without jumping to layers panel. ...
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Cannot drag/drop vector objects from Illustrator CC to Photoshop CC

I recently formatted my computer and in doing so lost my preferences from my Adobe programs. I drag and drop vector images to Photoshop constantly. After the reset, dragging images to Photoshop will ...
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How does Yoga Perdana colorize his illustrations?

If you haven't heard of him or seen any of his work, Yoga Perdana is a digital artist who, in my opinion, creates some really awesome illustrations with a very soft feel to them. I believe I ...
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If I drag an image from one Photoshop window to another open window will I lose image quality?

If I drag an image from one Photoshop window to another open window (both same size canvas and at 72 dpi) will I lose image quality? I know it won't if it's a smart object, but what if it's not? If ...
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How can I achieve the gradient used in making the Xbox 360 interface background in photoshop? [closed]

I just can't figure out how to make a gradient look like the one used on the Xbox 360 interface, that gradient give an effect of an overhead spotlight lighting the menu elements and I want to use that ...
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Resizing multiple images for web use

I am using Photoshop CC 2015. We have several hundred images that need to be sized for web use. I have a 1,000 x 1,000 pixel template that I normally use to manually resize the images. It is quite ...
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How to make jpeg image into an outline with transparent background [closed]

I'm trying to do something really simple, that I think I've done before. I'm a beginnner with PS and AI, and need some help. I simply want to be able to take jpeg images I find on the internet, that ...
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How do I create realistic 3D models from photos of people, and places that I can later animate?

I have an app I have created. I was having problem with my computer and allowed Microsoft remote access to my computer to fix it. They crashed and later deleted over 200 files including a good ...
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How to place UI gif in iPhone perspective mock for use on sites like Dribbble [closed]

I've seen many tutorials about how to convert a .mov file to a gif in Photoshop (Convert Video Frames to Layers, etc.), but none about how to place that gif in an iPhone perspective mock to be shown ...
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Designing High Resolution Mobile SplashScreens?

How do you get those stunning splash screens / launch screens for mobile apps? I have tried setting the canvas in Photoshop to be the same pixel size, with 600 PPI, but when I copy my logo for example ...
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Duplicate Composition (PS Layer) in After Effects

I have imported a Photoshop CC 2015.1 document into After Effects CC 2015.1. I have animated one of the layers. I want to create an alternate animation for the same layer. When I duplicate the layer, ...
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How can i create new guides every 8 pixels automatically ? [Ps CC]

i need to set up guides every 8 pixels for some custom patterns i'm making. Thing is, doing it all manually via View> New Guide... is excruciatingly slow and it just makes me feel dumb cause is so ...
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How to uncolor a layer without losing its content in photoshop

During my design on Photoshop I have filled a layer with black and used a white brush on it. But I want my background to be transparent. How can I decolorize my layer's background without losing its ...
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Making cut-paper art digitally, does resolution of shapes need to match?

First, I'm curious if there's an official name for this. It's cut-paper art and it is collage, but those terms are much broader than what goes on here. However I know that this style of work, cutting ...
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How do you underline text in PS?

Where in the tools will you be able to add a stroke under the font? I cant find it in styles. Is there a toolbar to simply, underline text?
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Where do Adobe Stock images goto once purchased? [closed]

I am wondering where the file goes once purchased. It's already been at least a week, so the order should have went through and been confirmed. I purchased an image on Adobe Stock a while back. Where ...
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How can I remove the background from this image?

I have this image, and I want to erase the grey background from it, but conserving the blue aura from the hand. Can anyone tell me how can I do it?
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How do you add weight to strokes in Photoshop? I see the option but no results

So I tried to solve this problem on my own, and feel I got halfway there. Now I'm stuck. I'm trying to convert a drawing to a digital logo (did this successfully in Illustrator already, but was upset ...
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Exporting Photoshop Paths to Illustrator?

I'll just start by saying that I have indeed tried the "built-in" "Export Paths to Ai" option and followed-through by changing the view mode in Ai to "Outline" but the document is still empty. I have ...
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How to access pattern library (Photoshop CC)

I have just defined a creation as a pattern but I cannot find where it has gone. I wish to use the pattern in Illustrator as a pattern swatch. I appreciate this is a basic question but I have been ...
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Photoshop CC colour picker is wrong

My colour picker is set to point sample, so it is not mixing colours, I am also on the correct layer. Does anyone know whats going on and how to fix it?
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Rasterized letter disappears in PS6

I made a letter into an outline shape in PS6. If I rasterize it so I can work on it, it disappears. How can I avoid this problem?
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Photoshop: Rounding Corners/Edges on Text/Font

I would like to have this: Turn into this: I used the "stroke" effect set to "outside" with 169px to get it nice and thick. However, the effect does not produce completely smooth corners. See ...
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Photoshop. Can i make “linked” the default method for dragging new artwork into documents?

So far photoshop threat artwork that you into your document as new smart objects. I would like to get mor used to using "linked" as opposed to embedded.
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How to control Bézier curves' direction lines in Photoshop?

What are the techniques and features for Photoshop to control the length and angles of the direction lines? For example, how to make two points on a line have the same length and angle of the ...
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Photoshop in game development

I've always used pre-made assets from the unity store so far but since I'll probably move on to making my own models and textures et cetera I was wondering about the place of photoshop in game / asset ...
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How Do I Create Maps Like this?

I'm working on a game project. I want to know how can I create such maps in photoshop. Notice how they look like. It looks as if you've handdrawn them, still looks very nice. Is there any way to ...
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Type>Area Type Options in photoshop cs6

how can I do « Type>Area Type Options » in photoshop or fireworks ? tool like this picture
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How to draw a precise angle with pen tool in Photoshop?

Is it possible to draw a precise angle with the pen tool in Adobe Photoshop CS6? By using Shift key it is easy to draw 45° or 90° but I need for example 37.45°.
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Does Photoshop also pull HTML? Or just CSS?

Im new to the most recent version of Photoshop, it has a cool feature I discovered where it takes the CSS of your design and copy's/paste's the thing into an editor. Where would you arrange the HTML ...
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Are shapes in Photoshop vectors?

I've been told in the past that Photoshop shapes aren't vectors. The context was that vectors can be resized without loss of resolution. Do Photoshop shapes (if saved as psd or psb files) lose ...
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How can I extract a layer's transformation matrix in Photoshop?

I have a smart object in Photoshop CC which has been carefully distorted using Photoshop's 'Transform → Distort' function. Photoshop presumably manages a transformation matrix for this layer, and I'm ...