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Apply a brush on a path in Photoshop CS6

Hy. I want to create something like this: using path. I want to draw a line in fact and on that line I want to apply a rainbow effect like this one. Some time I want to have 2 colors in the ...
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How to make an image completely black and white? (force pixel values to #000 or #fff)

I need to make an image completely black and white. By "completely" I mean the ONLY colors pixels can be are #000 or #fff. I have about 20 Black & White, Levels, and Brightness/Contrast layers ...
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Creating good looking hand-drawn logos [closed]

I like to make little logos as a hobby, and I wanted to make a patriotic looking one with and eagle. Not knowing exactly how to create it with a mouse, I got my tablet out and drew this nice looking ...
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Illustrator Transparency and Tracing

I had a heck of a time getting transparencies from Photoshop to Illustrator. A member here, "poor", had my solution. But the problem wasn't over it seems. The image I had been trying to bring into ...
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Getting Transparent Images from Photoshop into Illustrator

Simply, I am trying to bring an image made in Photoshop into Illustrator for the purposes of creating a vector image for a t-shirt design. The image has only one layer and contains transparencies. I ...
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Changing the colour space of a website - or some other way of getting vibrant colours

I have a website that uses some very vibrant colours. One of them, according to Photoshop is (in hex): #75d0ed Looking that colour Photoshop (with an Adobe RGB (1998)) working space, it is electric ...
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Slice an image into pieces and generate images that contain all the prior parts

Say I have an image of width 1000. I need to slice the image into 100 slices ,which will generate 100 images. Each one of the 100 images must be of length 10 * (slice number), so that it will contain ...
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In PS, how does one make two or more layers on the same level?

I've got two elements that both have drop shadows, and they are very close together (say 30px). Is there a way to make sure that each layer's drop doesn't affect the other layer?
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When designing PSDs for responsive design, how do grids and columns behave?

Ok, so I have this question that has been bugging me for quite a while, I'll try to explain it in detail. I'm designing a regular marketing website, and did the desktop version first using the ...
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Easiest way to create animated icons [closed]

I Am complete newbie in designing and have Came across the gif like http://imgur.com/kSpeTx5 .. I want to know How to easily do this kinda of cool animation,What is the right tool to do it. Right now ...
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Photoshop CC polygon tool with smooth corners

Is there a way to create a polygon(<4 sides in my case) with rounded edges? I have tried giving it an outside stroke also, but that only works when it is a thick stroke. What I do need is a hexagon ...
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Perfect circle inside a square

I need to cut out a prefect circle from a square image, sort of like this: This is pretty close but I've been using "feel" so I am not 100% sure this is perfect, meaning the distance between all 4 ...
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Photoshop: Create a guide snapped to a point?

I've been doing a bunch of drawing using the vector/path tools in Photoshop, and now I have a point exactly where I want it. Is there any way to place a guide exactly at that point, where it snaps to ...
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Aligning Brushes to Edge with Grid (PS)

I've made a custom brush in Photoshop and I'm trying to use it on a pixel grid that I've set up however whenever I try to use it, either with brush or pencil (I'm relying on the pencil tool for it's ...
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Large Format Printing viewed fairly close- suggestions?

Assume we are idiots- that may help! We have been asked to cover /wrap the inside of an exhibition trailer's walls (approx 8m length and 1.5m height) with the image/s of sky (above the clouds) . ...
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replace artwork while retaining(extract) the reflection, specular highlights and texture of a metal surface

[Through comments, it has been discovered that a blue button/pin is desired which retains highlights. The shadow across the center of the orange button in the photograph is the reflection of a person ...
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Designing icons for devices with different PPI

I'm having some problems on the icon PPI. For example, when I make an icon for an iPhone 6 application I know that the icon will be 326 PPI. But if I do a 256x256 px icon that can be used on iPhone, ...
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Measurements in Photoshop do not match 100% print view size [duplicate]

I am using Photoshop CC. My problem is occurs when I create a new file. If I make it with 15cm width and 10cm height (i.e A6 size), when I view it in 100% (i.e print size) the result on my screen is ...
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Placing a PSD Bitmap or Layered Tiff over a spot colour in illustrator or Indesign

I have a cover designed in Illustrator CS4 that has spot colour as its base, and I have designed a graphic with a transparent background in photoshop. Cause I am working in Adobe Suite I bring the ...
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Can't put stroke width or fill on a path

I'm a newbie. I traced a photo with live trace, it looked good. Then I expanded it, and I can't get these paths to fill or take a stroke width, whether its grouped or not. I drew a rectangle and it ...
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How to select an edge in Photoshop CS6 that is not quite horizontal or vertical?

I'm using Photoshop CS6 on a Macintosh and have created a layer mask and wish to erase at the edges of a painting in a photograph, but the edges are not quite true, so even after doing a perspective ...
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Edit options for shapes in Photoshop (cant seem to edit after creation) [duplicate]

When i first create a shape in Photoshop i get lots of options for fill / line colour, line weight etc. But if i click of that shape layer, on to another layer, then back to the shape layer, i cant ...
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Changing dpi without changing size

I have tiff. files that are 72dpi. In order to put them into my book for publication they have to be 300dpi. How do I increase the dpi without changing the size of the image. When I go to PhotoShop ...
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5mm bleed with no guide/crop/reg marks.?

The clients printer asks for "5mm bleed with no guide/crop/reg marks" I am slightly confused by this? what does it mean? Does it mean I just have have photoshop guides? or does it mean I have no ...
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Photoshop Text Layer Merging/Copying

So I just started learning Photoshop a few weeks ago. I have ran into an issue while creating text layers. I have 2 small issues that I can honestly not really figure out, and I have tried figuring it ...
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How to use photoshop or illustrator or CSS to draw this?

In Powerpoint, it's easy to create this effect. [Gradient fill] -> [Rectangular] If it is possible, can CSS do this? If not, I was wondering how I can do this in photoshop or illustrator with only ...
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How to create a pattern grid for tiles with Phtooshop

I am trying to create a pattern for tiles. So, I have a specific width and height and I want to fill it with rectangles and leave space for grout. Then I want to fill every rectangle with the same ...
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Place psd file into Illustrator without losing quality

I want import a psd file into Illustrator without losing quality. I have a 300dpi image at Photoshop with height 60 cm, as you can see below. (You can see a smooth "D") I create an Illustrator ...
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Any good alternative to LiveSurface (mockup generator for print samples)?

Any good alternative to LiveSurface in a decent price range? We want to test some of prints and how they are looking in real environments (business cards, magazine pages, ...) I will prefer a price ...
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RGB Vs CMYK : Deciphering gradient transitions in different colour modes

This issue may be related to Photoshop or to colour modes in general but this is what I am trying to figure out. The image below is from a CMYK file with two layers. It has two duo colour gradients. ...
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How to make Photoshop connect Gujarati characters?

I am using Photoshop of CS6. Recently when I try to type our local language "Gujarati" via Google Input tools(I tried without Google tools also,with Gujarati fonts) ,Typed text not showing "Joint ...
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How can I create a shape made up of dried herbs & spices?

I am trying to create a shape out of dried herbs & spices (like oregano), and I want the texture to look similar to this image: I tried looking for dried herbs brushes and actions but can't ...
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Photoshop Move Tool When Zoomed Out [duplicate]

I never understood why I can't use the move tool (spacebar) when I'm zoomed out or when the image is set to "fit on screen". Any one know how to do it? Is there a setting in the preferences?
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'Snagit like' edit functionality in Photoshop?

I am currently editing a map in Photoshop and I am looking for a way to highlight points of interests. Does anyone know if there is a Photoshop plugin that allows me to create arrows and other shapes? ...
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Skew text in Photoshop without transform

I have a PSD file with a multiline skew text and I need to know how to do the same thing from the scratch. I am not so good at Photoshop, and the only way I know is applying skew transform to the ...
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Saving batch edited images with filenames based on text content

I have a specific design which is always being used, the only thing I am editing the is text line. For example, the text line is a date. 1950 (save as 1950.PNG) 1951 (save as 1951.png) and so on ...
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Logo: improvement, what software to use, general guidelines

I'm an amateur interested in graphic design. What I'm doing is a logo for a brand called Shelves. I started sketching with the idea of the letter S + a book, shelf, sheet of paper or something ...
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How to smooth out lines of rotated smart object in photoshop?

I am building some kind of mockup for business card and while i was trying to create the looks like cards are on top of each others i used smart object to easily change look of business card on all ...
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Why does my smartObject in photoshop have content outside its Canvas?

When I pull in my .PSB into a new .PSD, for some reason it brings in content that sits outside the width / height of the Canvas. I know I can fix this by creating a mask or cropping it out in the ...
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Matte Painting - What Is “Paint Over”?

I came across a job add that really interested me, but could never figure out how to name it along matte painting tutorials. They wanted a 2D artist that works in Photoshop (and this job is done in ...
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how to create realistic powder/flour text effect

How to create a realistic flour text effect in Photoshop? (image below). There's a nice Photoshop action by Nuwan Panditha to that but I want to learn how to build it and what's the method of ...
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How do I find a certain brush?

In Adobe Photoshop I always use the default brush, but then I clicked something by accident and now it has changed with no easy way to change back. Can someone help me?
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How to reposition an animated smart object with some transform keyframes in Photoshop?

I created an animation on Photoshop video timeline. The animation contains a smart object that its dimensions change at some transform key-frames. My question is how can I reposition whole of this ...
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Is there a way to export Photoshop Layer to Illustrator in PS Action?

I'm trying to create a Photoshop Action that: does some things in PS, copies/pastes layer into Illustrator, does 1 Illustrator effect, returns results back to PS I'm not sure how to copy/paste to ...
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How to get three grayscale images from a RGB photo in PS?

As per the title, I have a RGB photo and I'm trying to get three separate grayscale images, each one referring to a single channel (i.e., a grayscale image for R, G and B values). From what I've read ...
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How to make Hexagone frame a picture in Adobe Photoshop?

I have a rectangle image. I want to cut that image to Hexagone image as given below. Thanks.
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Shrink image with text and put into other image

Okay I have this image with dimensions 2000x1333 px and resolution 240ppi. And now I have this image which is where I am trying to put the image of the phone into, this second image is 1204x452 px ...
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Converting Fireworks document into a high-res .pdf

I created a image in Fireworks. I need to convert the image into a high-resolution .pdf. I used export wizard on Fireworks to convert the image into a .tif. I then opened the file in Photoshop and ...
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How to align “text” like groups in photoshop?

I have some custom groups. Each group is actually a text layer with some effects. I want to align them. But with move tool or transform tool it is very harder. Can anyone show me an easy way to do ...
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How can I make these overlapped images more realistic?

I have this image in Photoshop where the background is one layer and the phone and hand is the 2nd layer. So there are two layers: Right now the hand and phone look kinda of like separate from the ...