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Automating the reizing of different size images to a 300px by 200px image size

I have various size images, some tall and wide others wide and tall, all with different image dimensions. Is there a platform where I can dump all these images and they will be resized to fit into a ...
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Photoshop technique for blending images [on hold]

I am playing with some filters in Photoshop and trying to achieve this effect. Please can you point me in the right direction: is there a common name for this style? How can I practice this within ...
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PS: Press ctrl to see related position of the layers

I am using PS CC 2015 On my windows 10 machine. When I press "ctrl", some guidelines will appear indicating the distance between the selected layer and the layer to whom the mouse is pointing, as you ...
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What's the best way to import to InDesign from Illustrator & Photoshop

I'm starting to illustrate a book. I'm using photoshop to add effect, my text is in illustrator and all the illustrated pages live and will print from Indesign. My book size is 10.25x10.25 inches. ...
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Reduce size of image reduce quality. why?

Everything in the picture is clear. lower quality for increasing size of picture is acceptable Because the new pixels must be created but how about reduce size of picture? why? and does it ...
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How to price for global packaging rights

I've searched all over Google and couldn't find a suitable answer so I thought I'd go to the source. How would you go about pricing for global packaging rights on illustrations you create? Pricing for ...
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Photoshop Cropping - edge of image based on center selection

I do bulk editing and would like to be able to record and automate a set of instructions that accomplish the following. Say I have an image of an apple. The apple is off center - ie, the background ...
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Photoshop: Is there any analog of the GIMP's Rect Select Tool “AUTO SHRINK” feature?

GIMP has a very useful feature for the Rect Select Tool: "Auto Shrink". It shrinks the rectangular selection to the rectangle of a smallest size which still contains all NON-TRANSPARENT PIXELS of the ...
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Photoshop: how to completely to fill an outline drawn with a brush?

I drew an outline and filled the inside of it. But it did't get completely filled: there's a white gap between the stroke and the fill. How can I implement a full fill without this gap? Update: ...
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How would I replicate this deep etching of rocks with a Photoshop action?

I have a bunch of images of rocks that look like this: ... and I deep etched this one by hand to look like this: Sadly, I have a butt load more to do. I have trouble getting actions to separate ...
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PSD layers are not showing when I open in Illustrator

I am trying to open a PSD into Illustrator so that I can save it as an AI and not all of my layers are showing. I have searched all around to see if anyone else's answer can help but nothing has ...
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Importing EPS to Adobe Photoshop adds stroke around the objects

I have created an object using Adobe Illustrator and when saving as EPS file and opening it on Photoshop, I see all these white stokes around them: if I save it as PNG and open it with a photo ...
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How to cut out backgrounds with crowds in the them on photoshop? [on hold]

What are some of the best methods for isolating a portion of an image that has a busy background, like isolating the footballer in the example below? I have tried using Colour Range to isolate the ...
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I want to change a massive amount of smart objects that are in groups and have effects on them. Stumped

I have a screenshot to help in the process please refer to the screenshot for the labels I've referenced: Folder #1 is the original smart object(#1.psb as an example) with two folders below it with ...
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Quickly change a photoshop layer's position in stack to right before another layer

Sometimes you need to move a layer to right before another layer in the Layers panel, I usually do that by Drag and Drop, but it's not that efficient if a large stack with hundreds of layers, ...
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Why is image size becoming larger after cropping it in PS?

I am using photoshop to crop Youtube preview images like this one, which is a .jpg file, the url being "http://img.youtube.com/vi/g-LvhmaHEWA/0.jpg" Originally it is 480*360 and about 25k on disk, ...
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Free resource for royalty business graphics [duplicate]

We require graphics for business websites such as office equipment, buildings. Just really nice free image graphics and icons. So these free resources exist or are they all paid now?
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Save Photoshop swatches with PSD?

Is it possible to save a swatch library as part of a PSD file? I want to open PSD files and have my color palette in place. Seems very logical to me.
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How do i export text from illustrator to photoshop with editable text and layer style?

(At first sorry for my english) I was working on text using illustrator cc which have one fill with gradient and a stroke. For more editing i export it in cs6 for firework which can help me with ...
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Exporting web design from illustrator to photoshop

I have a website designed in Illustrator that I have exported to PSD, which works okay apart from the fact that it doesn't like clipping paths which I can deal with. The main issue is that when the ...
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Resize multiple layers around their respective anchor points (PS CS6)

I have 50 or so layers (imported images as smart objects) that I would like to scale down, while they stay in place. Is there a way of doing this? I know After Effects has, is there a similar Scale ...
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How does Yoga Perdana colorize his illustrations?

If you haven't heard of him or seen any of his work, Yoga Perdana is a digital artist who, in my opinion, creates some really awesome illustrations with a very soft feel to them. I believe I ...
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How do I make an image look dark in Photoshop?

Can anyone give me an idea of the filter used on this image: What I have tried 1) Add a black layer above my image and set the opacity to 60% - this darkens the image. 2) On the image itself: ...
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Photoshop batch/mass save for web

This is a variation on a number of previous questions, but I seem to have a unique situation. I have a photoshop file. It has many layer groups, each forming a distinct and complete image to be ...
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Android Asset slicing

I am a Graphic Designer, I have designed an app and gave it to the developers, Now they are asking App assets in HDPI, XHDPI, XXHDPI how should i slice them? it should fit perfectly but i dont know ...
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How To Unlock Indexed GIFs, then show the layers? (Photoshop CS4)

When I upload a GIF in Photoshop CS4, a window pops up that says "This is an animated GIF. You can only view one frame. Saving over this file will result in a loss of information." I clicked "OK", but ...
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How do you use Apple's new emojis in Photoshop?

I'm trying to get a large version of one Apple's new emojis in Photoshop. I know how to write with emojis in something like TextEdit, but I need the emoji to have a transparent background. I've even ...
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Trying to realise my goal (a new way of thinking) [on hold]

I'm trying to find the fastest way, to draw on a high-end level. I am decent in Photoshop, but find myself using a lot of time with details and cleaning up my drawing. So I started to research and I ...
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Why won't layer styles render correctly? (CS4)

Been trying to search for an answer online for quite a while now but can't seem to find anything new. I'm familiar with layer styles and I've been merging them down to rasterize a layer, but for some ...
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Which version of Photoshop should I use? [on hold]

I want to learn photoshop, I'm a web developer/designer. I want to know which version of Photoshop can I install in my system, so that it can run smoothly without any lagging.
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Reliable Grids in Photoshop CC15 artboards

So I was/am really happy that Photoshop finally came out with artboards. It's great for a series of web ads and a whole host of other things, but what I use it for most is what it was intended for, ...
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Photoshop artboards navigation without zoom out?

When I navigate to another artboard, the document zooms out to fit the window. I have to zoom in to 100% again, then scroll to the top every time. Is there a way not to zoom out when doing so? ...
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How to automatically batch export with name+subgroupname in Photoshop CC

I have a PSD file which the designer draws textures for a game character. This file has group folders such as hair, eye etc. In each group there are other group folders named with numbers such as ...
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What is the term for the big background that the canvas lies on in Photoshop?

The title says it all. What is the dark part that extends beyond the image called?
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How can I reduce exaggerated wrinkles in a person's profile image with Photoshop?

I'm looking for a quick method for reducing wrinkles in an image. Specifically for images that weren't taken professionally. So ones with highlights and shadows all over the place making it difficult ...
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Resizing Images without changing the proportions or losing quality

Hi my client has given me a load of images for the site I'm building for him, they are going in a Javascript Image Nivo Slider Banner at the top, the size of the banner is 720px x 200px but the images ...
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How to Design a 3D Ball/Sphere Texture [on hold]

I was given the task to design a texture for a ball, a spherical object, but I have no idea how to accomplish this with Photoshop or AI. How do I begin the design process in Photoshop, AI, or 2D ...
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How are these designs made in Photoshop? [on hold]

I want to do a similar-style image in Photoshop: I have several questions: How do people make these grid-like objects How do I make the sun look like that (shattered and stuff). Thanks
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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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Fit non-transparent part of an image in photoshop

I have a bunch of images that I want to re-size to make icons with. I have found these images on Google and they are all 512*512 images but the spacing between the actual image (the non transparent ...
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Remove Hyphen (-) From Text in Photoshop

How do I remove the hyphen (-) from paragraphs of text in Photoshop. It happens when a word is split between two lines.
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Stroke a path in Photoshop CS5

I have created a path as a vector mask in a layer. I'd Like to create a stroke path of this same path but whatever I do the 'Stroke Path...' option in the drop-down menu of Paths is greyed out. ...
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Photoshop CS6 - Is there anyway to apply gradient overlay on multiple layers at once? [duplicate]

Is there some way that I don't have to go to one layer by one and open their layer style one by one?? I wanna be able to apply the dither option of the gradient overlay for every layer style. Is that ...
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How to convert photo into pantone for spot printing?

I need your help please of How to convert an RGB/CMYK photo into spot color pantone in channels? And if there are different methods, I would really appreciate providing them.
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Losing Transparency when placing an item in illustrator

I've never had this problem before. I'm saving my images in Photoshop with no background. But when I place them into Illustrator they have a white background. I've tried it as a Tiff, Png, PSD, and ...
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Photoshop CS6 - How to stop Round Shape merging colors with background [duplicate]

This seems like a simple issue and I found dozens of answers around this site and the web, but none of those has fixed my issue. I'm trying to add a shape with rounded corners. I want the colors to ...
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How to make a graphic with long shadow?

I want to make a long shadow just like in this image. I can create this shadow with shapes and by deleting the unwanted shadows after rasterizing the layer. But it's not very reusable. I can't resize ...
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how do you do text effect like this CMYK offset-effect?

How do you do this in Photoshop? I am using Photoshop cc and Illustrator and I am in the process of learning. Can anyone teach me how to do that text effect shown in the picture? thanks!