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Trying to create a blackboars texture and gradient in Photoshop

I'm trying to create a wedding invitation but I'm struggling to get the same effect as the example one I've seen on a website. How would I create the same background effect? I've tried using the ...
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Free plugin to create/display Photoshop measurement annotations

I found this plugin SpecKing that looks like it's just about exactly what I'm looking for, I haven't tried it out yet though because I was hoping to find a free, maybe even open source alternative.. ...
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Photoshop CC Extract Assets from layer, get individual assets, not entire layer as one single asset/png

it used to be that I was able to extract all assets from a layer in a PSD, by right-clicking that layer in Photoshop and choosing "Extract Assets". This would bring up a view showing all the assets in ...
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How do I lock my workspace in Photoshop?

I use photoshop CC. I am finding it annoying that all my workspace tools and windows are easily movable and floating. I was wondering if there is a way of locking them so I don't accidentally move ...
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Photoshop solid color masking layer issue!

I just created a cartoon in this tutorial that I have found on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ldBZMbK-k0 I created the first cartoon with ease but now its not letting me use ALT + DEL on ...
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Contact sheet in PSD format with all layers editable? [on hold]

I need to use the Contact Sheet function in Adobe Photoshop but the generated contact sheet is flattened to one image. Is there a way to generate a contact sheet in PSD format with all layers, ...
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Experimental Typography Design Help

Does anyone know any tutorials on how to achieve these poster designs. My professors want us to design our project like this but never gave us any links on how to achieve this. My first mind is to use ...
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Layer Mask Selection Not Showing in Photoshop

Good Morning, I am currently doing an online tutorial called "Create a Music Festival Poster Design in Photoshop" on DesignCuts.com ...
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How can I design something like this in photoshop? [on hold]

I am just starting out with the logo design and was wondering how I can create something like this. http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lx48bgVgDd1qax6d7.jpg I am not aware of all the filters available in ...
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bringing cad docs to photoshop

I am using auto-cad civil 3d 2016 and working on files with high mb's to be specific, i am working on preparing corridor for a railway alignment of 600 km in which i have to place contours, roads and ...
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How to cut out shapes in a pre made shape on pixelmator?

I am trying to make a logo type thing to put on hoodies and t shirts, and i have a design i want but i can't make the eyes and mouth of the face transparent. The background is transparent but i can't ...
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How to quickly create vectors from images in Photoshop

I'm working on a program that will require a lot of flat styled vectored images. I'm very comfortable with Photoshop but fall short in the artistic department. I've been practicing and am happy with ...
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Removing Transparency from animated GIF

This admin image that I created for my website has some funky things going on. The white of the characters hair on the left isn’t there in photoshop and the white at the end before it loops the ...
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Subtract Front Shape Photoshop CS6

I'm a beginner to photoshop but have grasped some basics from a ton of youtube videos, plus trial and error over countless hours! I created a logo from a circle using the subract front tool. Now ...
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Stupid rendering time on PS (3D layer)

I feel wrong, but it's just as simple as this: two words, extruded text, simple flat white material, default lightning, nothing special. Rendering time on 3D Studio Max-VRay about 1 minute (2K size ...
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Something is wrong with the levels of my textures

I'm trying to learn the UV mapping process in blender and I'm following a video tutorial. At a certain point,he says that there is the need to use adobe photoshop to paint the textures. I've been able ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to hide selected layers in Photoshop

Similar to Illustrator, is there something like CMD + 3 that would let me hide selected layers?
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Automotive windshield [on hold]

How to scan the rear car windshield of a car ? Import it to Illustrator or Photoshop and do set it (via vectors or other methods) to be ready to be printed out on big papers with same windshield ...
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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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Photoshop - Can't fill in pixels with pencil tool

I'm using the pencil tool with a 1 px brush. I'm trying to fill in some pixels, but in the pictures below there are certain pixels I cannot fill in. If I use the pencil tool on them, nothing happens. ...
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Distributing space between anchor points in Photoshop CC [duplicate]

If you want to have an even space between points in such a shape, how could you achieve that?
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How to get rid of jaggered edges in Photoshop?

I used Photoshop and Illustrator to draw a black circle of size 44 x 44px. For some reason, the edges aren't smooth. I've exhausted myself of all techniques to figure it out. It looks particularly ...
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Desktop, Tablet and Mobile Phone Best Pixel Size for Artboards in Photoshop

I activated the Photoshop Artboards and I'm starting to use three, one for desktop, one for tablets and the other one for mobile. The problem is that until now I've always used 1366x700 for desktop ...
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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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Using 'Batch Rename' and 'Photoshop Actions' to put a prefix on 'Save as' files

I'll try to make this as clear as possible. I'll add mock filenames to try and make it easier to follow. The images I'm working with are for design prints that I sell locally. I am currently ...
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Export as SVG in Photoshop?

I have opened a PNG image in Photoshop. I want to export as SVG and make the image pixelated. How do I do this? When I zoom in the image in Photoshop, the image is pixelated. I want to have the exact ...
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Live shape to regular path in PS

How can I convert a live shape to a regular path? I no longer need the capabilities of a live shape and would like to now scale the shape.
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Photoshop Masking vs. Illustration Masking. Why are layers in the opposite order? [on hold]

To mask an image, why in Photoshop (or Sketch) is the mask under the image, while in Illustrator (or After Effects) the mask is above the image?
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Why is color appearing different between pieces designed for print?

I have recently designed an A5 leaflet in Photoshop and a Standard Business Card in Illustrator for print (Working CMYK). I have saved both documents as PDFs and have tried using several of Adobe's ...
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Andoid style guide - px to dp, how do i convert?

The android app design am working, is on a screen size of 1080X120 with 72(pixles/inch) as the resolution. All the icons, images, texts are in pixels. Now the developer wants all of them in dp and not ...
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Transfer the shadow of an object on white paper to ruled paper

I have taken two photographs: a hand holding a pen and writing on a white paper a sheet of paper with lines Both photographs have been taken from the same camera angle (using a tripod), with the ...
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Finding the distance between two guides in Photoshop

Is there any way, aside from looking at the rulers and measuring by eyesight, to find the precise distance between one guide line and another?
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How to change colour across multiple layers in Photoshop CS6

I've seen this type of question asked before, but I've not seen a satisfactory answer: I have a specific colour palette, and I can not stray from it at all; I have a specific green (32,144,24) on 93 ...
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How to pass website design to web developer? [duplicate]

Is there a way to communicate with web designer not using the PhotoShop on both sides? It is too expensive. When hand writing annotations will be always incomplete, buggy and time-expensive. May be ...
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How do I remove the white text boxes, black text, and brick wall from this picture?

As you can see, I have tried using the spot healing and healing brush tools as well as magic wand + fill to no avail.
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Recording every level of threshold in Photoshop as a new merged layer Photoshop CC

Currently I have an artwork group and a threshold layer above the group as follows: What I would like to do is to increase the threshold level from 1 to 255, creating a new merged layer (Ctrl + ...
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Why is my PDF displaying documents at 72dpi?

I created a file in Photoshop with a resolution of 300ppi. However, my PDF keeps producing a file that consists of what is much smaller and more like a 72dpi image. I triple checked my resolution ...
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Separate Image Differences on almost identical images

I am usually proficient in Photoshop but this one is really stumping me. I have two almost identical images and I need to separate the differences onto a new transparent layer for overlaying with ...
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Removing guides in Photoshop

In Adobe Photoshop (I'm currently using CS5), is it possible to remove the cyan-coloured guide lines? I'm talking about the ones added by View > Guides.. > horizontal/vertical guide choice I can't ...
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Separate a transparent layer from this image?

I have this image : As you can see It has a transparent layer of QR Code and I need to extract It somehow.. How can I do this? I tried selecting the QR Code using color range. but as you can ...
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How to save multiple smart objects as separate image files in a single click?

I downloaded a psd file from some website. In that , it had various smart object layers in a single image. When i hit save, these smart object layers are saved as separate image files. I don't know ...
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Prevent Photoshop from adding unnecessary prefix

I am trying to use the Export Option "Export Layers to Files" where Photoshop exports each individual layer to a separate file. You also get the option to enter a custom prefix that will be added to ...
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Change background color of GIF all frames at once on Photoshop

How can I change the background color of a GIF all frames at once on Photoshop? I tried changing the background color layer by layer and then saving by "Save for Web", but the GIF doesn't animate ...
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Distributing layer position in sequence

I'm in storyboard hell. I have to place about 400 separate images in sequence on a huge board in photoshop. So I have a 20,000 px by 10,000 px board and a load of layers which have been imported in ...
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How do I edit multiple layers at once?

How do I edit multiple layers in Photoshop at once? Highlighting them all or selecting them selectively while holding shift does not work (for example, when applying Layer Options effects to layers).
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Is Photoshop worth the cost over alternatives? [closed]

I'm trying to figure out if I should buy into the whole "Photoshop" and "Adobe way". I understand how to use the program quite well, and my trial is coming to an end fairly soon, I don't really know ...
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Editing Photoshop layers in Sketch

Can I edit Photoshop layers from a PSD file in Sketch? If not, is there a way to import a PSD into Sketch?
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Vectorize a Photoshop file in Illustrator?

Can you create something in Photoshop, save it, open it in Illustrator, and convert it to a vector? I haven't tried any other things, but I'm trying to make a logo and I'm comfortable with Photoshop, ...
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What is the “best way” of converting a design into a working application?

NOTE: I'm perfectly aware that this can be subjective, but I think it's a very common task and any advice is potentially useful for other readers. Feel free to edit the title and/or question, if it'll ...
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Photoshop CC: convert to frame timeline releases only one frame

I have a 20 second animation brought in from After Effects as a jpeg sequence. When I import it, it makes a video timeline, but I need to delete individual repeat frames so I can add a delay to reduce ...