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How to create distorted gradient banding?

The top image briefly was translated into the bottom one for a split second as it was loading in an app. Question How can I intentionally make an image distort like this: Original image What I ...
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PS - How to turn text into a 'hole' over an image to show the original background?

http://d.pr/i/1ey7o I'm trying to make it so the white N is transparent and basically cuts a hole over the star background to reveal the black background. Any help is appreciated, thank you!
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How to design .PSD or .AI file for Bootstrap?

This is my first question on this website so here we go! I'm graphic and web designer. When creating sites or apps I don't deal with front end and I don't want (for now). All I do is UI/UX design, and ...
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How do I produce a fully editable multipage PDF from multiple PSD files in CS5?

I have a large number of pages ready as multiple PSD files. I need to make these into at least 2 page PDFs for double sided printing (even better if I can combine them all into one large file), while ...
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How can I achieve colour overlay effect in PS?

I am trying to achieve the color overlay effect on a image. I have tried Gradient Map, black and white, a new layer with fill color and reduced opacity. But none are giving the best result. What will ...
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How can I set custom units in Photoshop?

How can I set custom units in Photoshop? For example I want to see all distances in dp, where 100.00dp = 150.00px I've tried to set it in Edit -> Preferences -> Unit & Rulers, but there ...
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Photoshop layer comps and canvas height

I have a workflow issue. I create a homepage design in Photoshop and save out a layer comp. When I make secondary page layer comp it's invariably shorter. Obviously I can't crop to size, so I export ...
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Unlinking Path Groups in Adobe Illustrator [closed]

I have the following set of social icons as an AI file http://s-icons.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/icon_sets/social_media_icons_pen_sketch_icons_set/social_media_icons_pen_sketch_icons_set.ai.zip ...
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Resizing an image to an exact pixel proportion without getting a squeezing distortion

Here's the issue: I'm trying to upload a drawing of mine onto Society6, they require the image to be specific proportions of 3300 px wide by 5100 px high. Each time I do this in Photoshop and ...
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How to create a PNG strip from a Photoshop timeline

I'm looking to make transparent GIF-like animations for webpages. However, saving transparent GIFs for webpages causes all sorts of problems - the most prominent being a white halo. If I can save all ...
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How to achieve a metal engraving effect in Adobe Photoshop CS6?

I want to make more realistic looking rotary engraved design mockups on a copper surface for clients but can't seem to get it quite right. I might need a new approach and could definitely use some ...
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How do I disable Photoshop CC's taskbar grouping in Windows 10?

The standard hotkey convention in Windows is that ALT+TAB switches between programs and CTRL+TAB switches between documents within a program. Photoshop for some reason wants to treat every document ...
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Transparent/See Through Text in Photoshop CS5 [duplicate]

I would like take this and add an image such that: it is only seen behind the white text as if the letters are transparent and the black background also remains, so the image appears behind both, ...
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Photoshop color difference

I am having a very odd problem. I have a photo that I took with my Nikon d5000 uploaded to photoshop, without any adjustments other than a crop, and then when I export it the color changes drastically ...
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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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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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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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What's the right hardware and Photoshop configuration for big size canvas with a lot levels?

with the new devices like iPad Pro I need to design UI with a lot of details and a lot of levels (also with smart object for a faster modifications) cause I need to have all on the same files, the ...
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How do I extend an image by adding blur to sides?

I need to make an image 1080 x 1920. But when I do, the image looks very distorted. Is there a way I can extend an image by adding this blur to the sides of it? Also, does anyone know what this is ...
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Image from photoshop has a different black background. I deleted the background

I've gotten an image off the internet. I pasted into Photoshop and deleted the background saved it as a psd and placed it into my Illustrator doc. The Illustrator file has a black background. When I ...
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gradient exposure from center to all directions

I have a picture, where there are underexposed parts in the outer areas. To achieve, that the outer are gradually more exposed, I would like to create a new exposure layer with a two-folded mask: A ...
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Photoshop drawing shape acts like option key is pressed

I'm using Photoshop CC 2015, and for some reason now whenever I draw a shape, it acts like the option key is pressed. And it works normally when I press the option key. Somehow the option key is ...
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Merge shapes in Photoshop

I used cmd+J for two perfectly symmetric shapes to join them (points are tied to the pixel grid and that shapes are close to each other with no space between). Works fine if we'll use fill color. But ...
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Make shapes without sides?

I am fairly new to Photoshop. I want to make an octagon without the top side and put a straight line through the top. So imagine a power symbol but shaped like an octagon. I tried using the pen tool ...
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How to edit elements simultaneously on all artboards in Photoshop?

I have several artboards in Photoshop on every artboard placed text, how change color of this text only in one place that the changes are applied to all texts on artboards?
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Creating a 300dpi png in photoshop

Ive creating an email footer in Photoshop. The footer is 650px W x 300 px H. I want to set the resolution of the footer to 300dpi so that the text is readable at a smaller size, but when i do so the ...
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How can I cut out certain parts of text?

This is the logo I have in mind: I have been using white rectangles as blocs to hide the words like this: However, when I merge the layers of text and white rectangles together, I am seeing ...
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How to create 3d text or photo based logo

I am completely new to Photoshop and now I am able to create simple logo based on images available or creating simple 3D text. I am fascinated by these logo design & I am not able to find any ...
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Random Scatter of the one object multiple times

Have only recently got into 3D design, found this image on google and wondered what software is used there is no way this designer scattered the pills one by one surely? The pills them selves where ...
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Why can't I save edits to my vector SmartObject?

I'm having a weird problem in CS5. I've pasted a lot of eps files into a Photoshop document as smart objects. (The paste was done via drag and drop from Adobe Bridge.) When I edit the smart object, it ...
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Crispy stroke lines in Photoshop

When I stroke a path, I always get antialiased lines (examples on the left in the image below), but I'd like to have pixel-perfect lines like the one (hand-drawn) on the right. How to do this?
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How can I use icon fonts in my photoshop projects?

I've been found a really good icon pack that is distributed for free like font awesome. I want to use that icons in my project but I can't find a way. I have some .ttf and .svg files but I have no ...
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How to remove any color and let all white-on-transparent

I don't want any blue outline and I expect the "W" to be "opened", without the nested blue parts. All that is currently blue should be transparent. I'm new to photoshop, I don't know how to get rid ...
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How to select a layer in Photoshop by clicking on layer content? [closed]

I know I can ctrl-click on content, but this will select parent / the top of all layers which is really frustrating. If I click on layer's content I want my layer to be selected even though it is ...
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Triangle Pattern Background

I'm using Adobe Photoshop CC. I have a background that I want to convert it into a triangle shaped pattern for example, check the tiles on this picture I have found a tutorial on how to do it but ...
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How to make a contact sheet from a multi page PDF

I am trying to make a contact sheet from a multi page PDF. The output doesn't have to be a contact sheet per se. I am only looking for an automated way to place all of the pages from a PDF into a ...
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Turning black and white image into black and transparent [closed]

I am making a sticker for Macbook Pro. The image is of the Joker and it is in black and white. Now I wanna make it in black and transparent so that when I stick it to the back of the laptop you could ...
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specific resize layer action

Is there a way to resize one layer to the dimensions of another layer as an action. It seems you can only transform an object to percentages not pixel dims. Thanks
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Rotate an object smoothly in Photoshop CS6

i am currently using Photoshop CS6 and there is no "create video animation" option in timeline tab. I have only one option to create animation via "create frame animation". I want to rotate a ...
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copy layers from one Photoshop document to another with changable size

Is there a way to copy layers from one Photoshop document to another so that we can change the size of image in new Photoshop document.
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Resolution for a PSD document of 10x4 cm?

I need to print out a small tag of 10cm x 4cm (w x h) but I'm not sure what to put in the resolution. I set the width and height to 'centimeters' as measurement but not sure what to put as resolution. ...
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Why is my Logo losing quality when I save it for the web? [closed]

I am designing a website for my business and I am having a bit of trouble. I am not very good as this sort of thing but hoping someone might be able to explain in basic terms. I have gotten the ...
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My blending options are gone [closed]

Usually when I right click on the layer on the left and press blending options the dialogue box that appears has a list of blending option including stroke, shadow, glow, gradient, etc. For some ...
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Intersection between layers for empty and filled heart vector in Photoshop

I have downloaded a heart icon vector from flaticon, I will use it as "add as favorite" icon, so I need two states: The heart filled with black background with opacity 75% for example (...
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How do I do coloring like in this image?

Could I do coloring similar to this image (especially the background city, water, cars, etc.), with a photoshop filter/action/color modification? I'm a bit of a Photoshop noob and would love any ...
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Colour High Contrast effect [duplicate]

I've spent ages so far fiddling with adjustments and filters in the hope that I can recreate the effect shown in this picture. I've tried posterising other similar effects, but I want to keep the ...
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Select all layers within marquee tool

I want to select multiple layers within a marquee selection. For example, I want to select, copy and paste the tan background and black squiggle which are on two separate layers:
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In Photoshop, how do you make object shrink or grow by just dragging a layer over?

Take a look at this guy's video, at the part where he slides the sides of the table out and in to make the table longer and shorter. How do I create that effect in Photoshop? Here is his video: https:...
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Photoshop pattern gradients

Is there any way to have two patterns instead of two colors for a gradient? I am trying to make a terrain where by the two types of ground textures blend into each other with a gradient, which makes ...
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How to create wavy weave lines pattern in Photoshop?

I am trying to duplicate the following image in Photoshop of weaved, wavy lines so I can make it higher resolution or vector but I'm not having any luck getting the pattern right. I have managed to ...