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How can I achieve the dark tones in this photograph?

I have tried blending, curves and all I can imagine so maybe I probably just need a good photoshop course. I have managed to reach certain aspect of this but there's always something missing. ...
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Photoshop CC2015: Make transform, (and other), options persistent?

Is there a way to make specific settings stick? Example: I place a graphic in Photoshop Set a left/center reference point Select Maintain Aspect Ratio Scale object and commit changes After looking ...
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PNGs look wrong when saved

I am making an animation for a school project using blender, and I need some textures with transparent backgrounds in order to do this. When I save my image as a .PNG it looks square-ish and not ...
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How to automate producing m×n matrix with original image by cloning and moving layers in Photoshop CC?

I have a set of images in a directory. They all have different sizes, like for instance first has 350×450px, the other one 500×500px etc… I need to take each and create psd or jpg image that repeats ...
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Rotating .gif issues photoshop?

I want to make a spinning gif of a default black cursor, as shown below: I have been trying to make the gif on photoshop, using the video timeline. I basically have 3 Transform keyframes: at 0 ...
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Cannot use a move tool in photoshop

Hope someone can help me. I never had this problem before with photoshop however whenever i try to click a layer with a move tool it somehow automatically move to a different layer - mainly my first ...
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Adobe Photoshop : Display text-selection in correct format

I am working on a photoshop design for a font-design which will be inserted in html. Right now, when the text is selected, it looks differently in Photoshop and differently in browser(FF). As you ...
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a way to Tone down/ fix an image to prevent darkening/ bluring if shrinked

I am trying to make a customized keychain using shrink plastic (anyone familiar with shrinky dinks? ) I use an inkjet printer to print directly on the shrink plastic I noticed that after baking, ...
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Photo with transparent coloured overlay has lots of artifacts when exported from PS

Ive got a high res photo that ive placed a transparent coloured overlay ontop of. In photoshop this looks fine, but when i export it either by File > Save As > Jpeg or File > Export for web ...
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How to change the color of one letter from a variable

I am trying to make a number of similar images from a text variable. I want one letter of this variable to be a different color in the final image. The problem is the text can vary slightly in length, ...
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What is the perfect size for an invitation card double faced?

I'm working on a design for an invitation card, i'm working on a size: 700px x 1024px [including trim area] , 300 resolution based of a template for MOO service. what do you think about this size ...
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How to create a light sheen/gradient with Photoshop

I am trying to replicate the slight matte/sheen effect seen on this blue Visa card graphic, and was wondering what would be the best approach to replicate a color gradient such as this. I used to ...
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Opacity of layer affects clipping masks

Most of the time I use clipping masks only to keep painting within certain borders. But how do I change the opacity of the mask, while preserving its shape? Say I drew many little particles and want ...
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using mock up effect from Photoshop to illustrator

Hi, is it possible to use this mockup effect which I have done using Photoshop can be used in illustrator without getting it blurred? Thanks.
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Is there a way to use bitmap font with Photoshop?

I have an image file with the font that I have created. Is there a way to map this bitmap font to characters and use it with a typing tool in Photoshop? Maybe there is some kind of a plugin?
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How to create animation like asana load screen - where 3 lines of text are circling?

Stuck on creating a Photoshop animation like asana load screen. initially 3 lines of copy is circling up - moving up. Attached example: ...
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Convert vector mask to shape layer

I have a Photoshop document with many raster layers with Vector Masks applied. I would like to convert these to actual Shape layers. Is there a better (easier) way to do this than: Select the ...
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Photoshop: Tapering objects while transforming will distort images like in perspective. No idea across web so far

Does someone have an idea how to taper and retain y-position of the images? thanks Hannes
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Can you execute a PS action on windows explorer search results, rather than a folder path?

In windows explorer I search a folder for something like image.jpg. Is there any way to apply a photoshop action to the results of this search like I would to a folder of images? Could I plug in the ...
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Is there a way to erase text, but still keep the text editable in Photoshop?

I need to create an image for a client, but they want an editable PSD copy, and for the effect I need to use, I need the text on a portion of the layer to be erased but still have the text be ...
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Is it possible to export a PSD from Illustrator and preserve layer styles and shapes?

I'm testing this new workflow to be able to work in Sketch, export the SVG to Illustrator, do some magic there, and produce the PSD. But I'm having trouble making it export the vector shapes as ...
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Photoshop + Illustrator smart object causing bleeding

I've created an icon in Illustrator with a canvas of 22x44 pixels. I've meticulously ensured that each point in the drawing is snapped to a pixel. Here's a screen capture of part of it: As you can ...
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positioning elements in photoshop with 3d postcard

when using 3d postcard from layer in photoshop, is there a way to save or repeat the same action on other layers. To place the elements at the same place in space ? is there s a way to save the ...
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How to inverse a shape in Photoshop

I have a shape that is basically the inverse of the shape I am trying to make. I have the outline of the shape and a square around it, but what I want is the shape inside of it. What I have: (black ...
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Diference of 1px from illustrator to photoshop

Having a doubt that I can't see anywhere solved. It's about the diference between px in illustrator & photoshop. Let me show you what i mean. 2 equal files (72 dpi etc etc). And 1 shape. In ...
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How to view all layer sizes?

I have received a design as a .psd and a .png file, but the designer has not added the sizes of each header, image, padding, etc. Is there a way to quickly and efficiently see the size of each object ...
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PS Script: How to get color of the Rectangle Shape and Fill Layer

I have some layers in my document, one of them is Fill Layer and others are rectangles. I want to read colors of this layers and put them to an array. I can access layers with ...
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Photoshop CS6: Export data sets as jpg?

just stumbled over this site, perhaps somebody here can be of assistance. I've been creating a large data set to create a large number of separate files with similiar layout. Works great so far, the ...
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is there any script to rename the already existed smart object with the name of its mother file

for eg: box1.psd have (red colored) "ball" smart object and "cat" layer box2.psd have (yellow colored)"ball" smart object and "dog" layer box3.psd have (green colored) "ball" smart object and ...
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How to produce a centered svg when using Extract Assets?

This is the design I have. I want my svg to look exactly like this but as you can see, using Extract Assets shifts everything to the left side. Is there a way I can have this centered on Photoshop ...
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Easy Photoshop action or other Adobe automation to generate stylised stacked images

In my job I need to often showcase screens of our work. I find it's very stylish to showcase images like this one: Beautiful stack of screens Resting iPad screen Is there an easy way to do this in ...
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Exporting ray-traced 3D animation Photoshop CC

I have a 3D logo made in photoshop and I made a basic 3D rotation animation. I ray-trace the object but when I export it, it appears that it's not ray-traced and looks bad. I've tried all the 3D ...
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Applying Blending Options to group doesn’t work as expected

When applying my Gradient Overlay to a group of layers, the gradient doesn’t size to fit the minimum frame of the layers in that group. So for example, a green to red gradient shows up on the group as ...
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Photoshop - extracting a reflection on a car

I have an image in high resolution of a dark black car from side view. The image is real and realistic, so there are some real reflections on the car. My goal is to add a banner of a commercial on ...
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How to Prepare UI to Mobile Developer iOS Android

I'm new in design for ui. I have to do for all resolution iOS and Android. I would like to ask about following questions: Is this correct process? Finish design Do for all 12 sizes resolution: ...
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avoid popup when batch resizing

I am running a batch action on a folder , now i have a action recorded. When i have my "override actions save as commands" unchecked (whiich is what i want) , see screenshot below : SAVE DIALOG I ...
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Centering Text in script in photoshop

How can you center text in a script? I have tried to get it's bounds, use PARAGRAPHTEXT and use the width and height but nothing works well. I've also tried to make the text centered using ...
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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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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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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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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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Color difference in assets generated using Retinize It

I'm been loving how Retinize it has totally reduced the time and effort involved in generating assets for iOS. The only issue I'm seeing is that the color of pngs at 2x and 3x are different from 1x. ...
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How to remove colored markings from pdf

I have several pages of documents on white paper. I have numerous colored markings and black markings with ball point made on the paper documents, which I have scanned into pdf files. I would like ...
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How to set adjustment layer to folder layer using Photoshop CS5

I know how to set adjustment layer to folder in Photoshop CS6 and higher but how to do this using CS5 version? It's possible to set it to layer only.
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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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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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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 ...