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How do I set a Photoshop document/template for bleeds?

This flyer is almost accepted on Themeforest, but I got one problem: I got message from reviewer: "Please do some research on setting up a document for bleeds. Look at info on printing to understand ...
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How can I create a polar (radial?) perspective grid in Photoshop CS5?

I would like to create a perspective grid in Photoshop that would have the effect of looking through a cylinder. From searching online I think this is referred to as a 'polar' perspective grid. I ...
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How to achieve the effect in the background using Photoshop. Tried blur without success

I'm trying to achieve the effect seen on the "background" of this image on my own photos. So far I tried different variations of blur, in special the Shape Blur without success. At this point, I'm not ...
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Creating an action or script for pasting thumbnails into canvas

I have series of thumbnail images, many of them are 52 x 70 and I want to create an action or a script that would do the following: paste each one onto a canvas of 72x72 black save each one for web ...
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Corner-aligned dashes in Photoshop

There's a nice option in Illustrator which lets you have corners of dashed boundaries to be evenly aligned. http://tv.adobe.com/watch/learn-illustrator-cs5/creating-corneraligned-dashed-lines/ Is ...
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Auto align layers with changing contents but constant shape in Photoshop

I have 70+ images of a coloured microsphere taken through a microscope. Between each image, I manually rotated the sphere by about 5°. In each picture, the position of the sphere is slightly different ...
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Isolate a Collection of Thin Lines from a Photograph

Question I have a photograph (shown below - quality reduced to meet upload size limit) of a paraglider with an inflated wing. I would like to extract the paraglider, wing, and the many thin lines ...
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How can I make my sprite for retina display?

Please, how can I make my sprite in good quality on small screens? How can I make in 2x? Example: i.imgur.com/6aUpvok.png and in 2x: i.imgur.com/aF739W3.png My sprite: i.imgur.com/lo6JQ1d.png ...
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12pt in Photoshop looks totally different in Web

we are creating a website right now in Photoshop and we are using 12pt for the fonts. But when we see the fonts in web with 12pt they look much bigger. It seems that we have to use 12px in web so it ...
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How to begin with UI design

Newbie here. I like the web and UI design, and I know what good UI and good design is, but I lack Photoshop skills. Sometimes when I try to do design work my mind goes blank or gets mixed up because ...
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How would you make this simple stereoscopic gif, with no camera, or video footage in Photoshop, or After Effects CC? Only needs to be 2-6 frames

Hey! I was wondering if any of you could reverse engineer this for me or give me a simple break down of how I could manipulate 1 still image to do this effect, thank you so much!
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Keyboard shortcut problem/bug [migrated]

I don't know if it is a bug or a feature, but it is nevertheless annoying. Let's say I change layer opacity and then click the layer just to deselect the "opacity box", if I now use the keyboard to ...
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How to draw a specific dimensions circle using ellipse tool in Photoshop?

I am following a tutorial in which the author has asked to draw a 70px x 70px circle using the ellipse tool, but i can't figure out how can I draw a circle with exact dimensions in Photoshop.
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How to get dashed line in Photoshop?

How can I make a dashed or dotted lines in Photoshop?
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Any tips for the logo in terms of colour or design? (illustrator) [on hold]

Here is my logo I am working on, I created it to look like an Ace of Spades and also added my initials inside the design (looks like an A and S) Can somebody suggest any type of colours that would go ...
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How do I create a granite / stone effect using Photoshop?

This might be weird but I want to PS the four cats... into something like the four presidents on Mount Rushmore... I haven't touched PS for a long time, would appreciate some hints here.
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PS CC 2014 Toggle rulers

I'm using a lot of rulers and sometimes I want to see the documents without the rulers. is there any button to press that can toggle it for me? I'm not talking about Ctrl+R.
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How to create smoother animation in Photoshop?

I'm creating a very basic gif in Photoshop using tween for the first time. It looks okay, but the movement seems like it could be smoother. Are there additional settings that I've overlooked, or ...
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Photoshop CS6 - Animate / Keyframe Smart Filter

I've applied the 'Oil Paint' Smart Filter to a layer in Photoshop CS6. I'd like to animate the filter's 'Angular Direction' from 0 to 360 degrees but I the keyframes in the "Style" lane of the ...
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How to edit a single frame without affecting all frames of animation in Photoshop CS5? [duplicate]

I can't figure it out why this is happening. I want to animate a logo frame by frame using Photoshop CS5 and everytime i change something in a frame, it changes all frames before until the moment i ...
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How do I convert a Keynote file to a high resolution PSD?

I mocked up several marketing materials for my team in Keynote, and I'd like to convert them into high res files (preferably PSDs or JPGs) to upload to a printing site (like Vistaprint). I've tried to ...
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Disable auto convert background (black/white) while dragging rendered (png) picture from browser to photoshop

How can I disable the auto convert black background while I drag a rendered picture from browser to photoshop? I guess it happens because when I drag it saves in my pc as .BMP file and then it copies ...
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Two colors for one graphic

I have a graphic in photoshop that is red, it's two hands that are bent to make a heart. The graphic is red and a single graphic. Is it possible to change it that the right hand color is different ...
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PS CS6: brush/cursor: Can't change from crosshair to precise when too small brush size

The problem is that when I'm using small enough brush, it seems I can't have anything else than a crosshair. For example, if I'm using brush of size 4px and I'm in 25% zoom. Nothing wrong with ...
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How to make text adapt to its surrounding shape?

Are there any special techniques used to make these types of logos?
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Why do pixel dimensions seem different between Photoshop and my OS?

I'm trying to get the image on the left a size that will fit inside an image mail merge I have created in Microsoft Word. The length for the image "box" in Word seems to be 358px long when I measure ...
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Make the text center of its frame (above, below, left, right) in Photoshop

i have search all the web but nothing change. They usually show text center in picture not its frame. The frame of text i use to with other layer. Like my demo. http://i.imgur.com/EfJ4fDn.jpg I ...
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Shrinking or expanding object with retaining it's original shape

First of all, I am sorry, but I don't even know how to address this question properly. It's best illustrated by pictures below. So question is: Is there some way, in any graphic program (both vector, ...
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Why is my quick selection changing after I release the left click?

While still holding down left click Selection after releasing left click This is doing my head in, I only just found out about this tool, it seemed perfect, but now it keeps doing this. I feel ...
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Triple joined path - Photoshop

So I'm having a path in Photoshop and I'm using it for drawing, however I would like to have my line have additional lines added to it, which aint going to fit together with other lines. Is this ...
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Photoshop and browser: how to get the colors right?

Ok, I'm designing for the web and I had different colors in Photoshop (Windows) and Chrome, so I started searching and found contradicting tips and I have no idea of what should I do now. Windows ...
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PS CC Filter Selections used in Actions

The new layer filters is nice but doesn't record when making actions. Before I was able to add 'Select similar layer' in an action and edit all similar layers (because they have different layer names) ...
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Output knobs from Altium 3DS as “filmstrip” image array

I'm a project manager coordinating development of audio plugin software. Our GUI designer is using Altium 3DS to build a 3D photo-realistic GUI, and will then output images from there for the software ...
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Placed Image in Photoshop is larger than actual size, regardless of PPI

I'm currently experiencing a weird issue with placing images in photoshop. I currently am trying to place an png that is 750x1334 and has a ppi of 72. This image has been exported from illustrator. ...
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Contact Sheets II in PS CC 2014

Running Contact Sheets II in PS CC 2014 results in a very small font for captions, even after selecting a larger & different type font. How can I change the 'default' (small) font it's using to a ...
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How create such amazingly smooth grain with gradient like this?

Is it made in Photoshop or illustrator? I tried many way but can't reach this smooth level
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record action to change layer style using foreground color

how to, if possible, record an action that sets the current color overlay (layer style) to the foreground color? Meaning, adding a layer style of type color overlay with the foreground color (without ...
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How to save text in illustrator and open it in photoshop without pixellation

I want to do silkscreen printing. I have done all the labels with Photoshop and saved as PDF. But, my printer said it is very blurry. I need to use Illustrator. So, if I have already done my label ...
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Brush stroke a path with thin-thick-thin in Photoshop

So i know I can use brush simulate a brush stroke from thin-thick-thin and thick to thin with the fade option . Is there a way to simulate a brush stroke so the path will have thick end points ...
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How to convert circle to ellipse in Photoshop?

Currently I have a round layer which I would like to convert to elliptic layer. Like on the image How can I do this? If I select Free Transform and try to pull the circle, it will grow to width as ...
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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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Making a logo transparent

Logo I'm working with is a drawing of hands holding a heart. Drawing is open at the wrists, so cutting it out is not an option. How can I make the logo itself (which is red and white) show, and the ...
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Access to all glyphs from OTF font in Photoshop CS6 (Mac OS)

I have downloaded font and saw this video. Here author show, how to use all glyphs in Illustrator. But how to use it in Photoshop? I tried to find symbols in Fonts.app, copy it and paste to photoshop ...
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What do designers use today, Mac, PC or Other and why [on hold]

No Flame wars, no antagonizing others over their choices. Just say why you use what you do, what you like in YOUR machine, what you don't in YOUR machine. Try to keep it concise. nothing's off the ...
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Creating a “black mask” file covering all non-transparent pixels in Photoshop image, all layers

I have created an image in Photoshop CS3 consisting of numerous layers including text layers, and graphics layers. The print shop says that I have to submit ANOTHER file which is a "mask" file, which ...
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CS5 export layers as files no number sequence

I am using cs5 layers to modify and then exporting layers as files. While saving CS5 automatically adds some number sequence at the end thereby modifying my original filename. It see to ...
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Photoshop 7 weird behaviour when holding mouse button [on hold]

I have Photoshop 7 on my laptop with Windows 8. Every time I holding left mouse button when setting something (for example slider of hue and saturation, etc.), after like 5 seconds Photoshop blinks ...
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In Photoshop, is there a way to bring things in front or send to back?

I am a newbie in Photoshop. Can you please let me know how can I brings things to front or send to back? I am trying to draw a line but it goes hidden on an existing layer. How do I bring that line ...
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Why is Photoshop's pixel grid smaller than my actual pixels?

I'm trying to set up Photoshop cc 2014 for pixel art graphics, but I have this weird issue where my pixels don't align to the grid. I can't work out if it's my pencil which is creating pixels too ...
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How to design a t shirt in photoshop

I am using photoshop to design a t shirt.. As for the photo to look like reality I have taken a picture of a t shirt which has wrinkles. Now when I keep my Image(design) on the tshirt, it is looking ...