Questions about the set of geographical primitives (ellipse, line, rectangle, polygon, Bézier curve) represented as vector mediums. Custom shapes can be produced by combining any of the aforementioned primitives.

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Alternative to offset path for increasing/decreasing width of incomplete circular shape

I am wondering if there is a more efficient way to increase/decrease the width of a an incomplete circular shape (1/4, 1/2 or 3/4 circle or sphere) other than by using the 'Offset Path' command and ...
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How to warp a group of points in a grid?

Hi All, I need some guidance on how to properly warp a group of dots. I tried using the lower arc tool as well as the upper arc tool but it still need a lot of manual tweaking. I'm also thinking of ...
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Uniting shapes in Illustrator

Trying to unite shapes in illustrator but it keeps adding width or height to the shape which I don't want it to do (see bottom part of the screenshots, it gets thicker when I unite the shapes). I've ...
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How to make these waves effects?

I would like to to create the image above. I have tried to make multiples layers of the waves and edit it's opacity but it does not seem to work. I would really appreciate some feedback and guidance. ...
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How to make a corner only rectangle with Adobe Fireworks

Using the Rectangle tool, how can I make a rectangle with only the corners being visible? Something like this image: Note: I made this one using two other "white" rectangles to hide the invisible ...
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Photoshop: How do I edit layer style Presets?

I just created a layer style preset in Photoshop and applied it to multiple shape layers. Now I would like to make several adjustments to the style. How do I do that? I want to automatically update ...
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Sketch: combined shape different colors in each shape

I am having a little problem. Trying to make a progress bar in Sketch. The combined shape functionality works great for this - but it seems like i can't apply different colors onto the different ...
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How do I create a 3D linear shape (like this in figure) in Illustrator?

How do I create a 3D linear shape (like this in figure) in Illustrator? I try to use mesh tool (but it deformed all lines) and blending tool (but it not works with closed shape). Can you help me? ...
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How to create proper Heart icon line in Sketch?

I have been moved from Illustrator to Sketch recently, but I don't understand how pathfinder work in Sketch very much. I try to create some line heart icon with + in it like this (this was created ...
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Difference between Shape Groups and normal Groups in Sketch?

I noticed that there are two different types of grouping/nesting in Sketch, one is a Shape Group and other is a normal Group denoted by a folder. What's the difference? And how do I create a Shape ...
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How to fill in a shape with content in illustrator

I am completely new to Illustrator, however my boss asked me to make a graphic in illustrator. A list of things he sent me: First, this mock up image for what he wants: as well as the .ai file ...
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Shapes strokes from PSD is invisible when open in Illustrator

I open the PSD files in Illustrator to save the files as PDF but the strokes of box shapes are invisible or automatically changed to white? How do I fix this so I don't have to fix each artworks again ...
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Shaper tool objects left uneditable

I have drawn a flat design landscape with the "new" Shaper Tool and at some point I must have used some command - ctrl+z i suspect - and now I can only edit a handful of the triangles in size and ...
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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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how to create a different colored compound path in illustrator? [closed]

I have created many shapes with different colors when i tried to convert it into a compound path all the path converted into a single color. How can I do that with compound path or some other tool?
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How is this kind of digital drawing named?

I saw kind of "digital" geometrical shapes drawing on some websites. I'm interested in creating some by myself (for wallpaper or logo purpose) and are looking for some inspiration. Do you have any ...
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Which tool for creating circles with complex borders [closed]

Which Linux-compatible tool can I use to create circles with borders like this: Example 1 Example 2 I would like to create a vector graphic like svg. I've tried with Inkscape but couldn't ...
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Offset path on curved points

I have a shape with curved points (like horns) that I want to add an offset path to in Illustrator. The problem is the offset path does not follow the curved shape all the way to the point, and ...
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Scalable spherocylinder in Illustrator

I'm brand new to Illustrator CC, and while I've gotten a few things working well, I can't seem to get spherocylinders working. A spherocylinder looks like this: Easy, right? It's just two ...
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Implying the ability to move a slider in my app's menu

Firstly I don't think I'm asking this in the right place, but Graphic design is the art and practice of planning and projecting ideas and experiences with visual and textual content. So my question ...
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Subtract overflowing group of shapes from shape in Sketch

about a month ago I switched to Sketch for webdesigning and I'm a very happy camper ever since. I really love the program and for me it's a big improvement from webdesigning with Photoshop/Illustrator,...
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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 create a label for a Yeti Cup [closed]

I am attempting to vinyl wrap a cup with the initials 'RBN' on it but the cup is not a perfect cylinder. I need to know how to design this so that when printed and wrapped the letters appear to look ...
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Joining 2 lines at an angle in Sketch 3.7

I have pixel fitting & smart guides turned off. Yet I cannot get the two lines to meet perfectly in the centre. They either cross each other or don't reach each other's points (as seen in the ...
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CorelDraw - end line at the circle edge

I have a round (circled) area and on it a few lines that end on the end of the circle. As you can see the line doesn't end in the shape of the circle. I made a square around the circle and erased the ...
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White space between snapped shapes in Illustrator

I am working on a pattern of a bunch of tiled square shapes. I matched all of the shapes right next to each other until I get that little green "Align" line and let go. When I zoom out I see a little ...
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Flat design minus detailing. What is this style called?

I know that the following examples are generally called flat designs. But one thing of note is the replacement of any detail with solid coloured boxes / blocks. Treehouse shows this a lot https://...
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Illustrator: Projection of one object onto another

Consider two overlapping shapes, for example a filled solid rectangle, and a solid circle. I want a quick way to project the rectangle onto the circle in such a way that only the overlapping part is ...
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How to make two white paths and a white fill transparent over a black image in illustrator?

So I have this tear shape which has a black fill and no outline. I added the following shapes on top of it in sequence: 2nd largest circle with black fill and white outline 3rd largest circle with ...
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How do I split a circle into equal sections in Inkscape?

Illustrator has the polar grid tool (as mentioned in this question) but how do I properly split a circle into equal sections in Inkscape?
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how to use golden ratio and fibonacci to improve a shape's form?

I'm trying to improve my skills and make this X look more appealing, the logo icon is an X, and it's related to tracking technology, I'm trying to it more interesting like these
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Illustrator: Generate Array of Objects with random Properties like Length or Position

I am just trying to generate a pillar diagram within Illustrator. Since I want it to be very tiny and detailed, I want to use multiple Instances of one pillar with modified Properties, like length or ...
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Why are those lines appearing in my polygonal portrait?

This is the first time im doing polygonal portrait I used pen tool and stucked with those white lines, which appear i dont know why... Every dot and line is aligned perfectly How to solve it? ...
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How to “detach” or separate parts of a vector image in Illustrator CS5?

I scanned a sketch of a wreath of flowers with stems and leaves that I drew, changed it to a vector image, and I am now trying to color parts of it different colors. But because the stems and the ...
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Cutting a area from a circle in Sketch 3

I am having trouble on editing a specific arc from a circle. Here is what I have, which is a circle. I want it to look like this, how can I accomplish it? These are my 2 shapes. When I ...
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Shapes are not clean from Illustrator to Photoshop CC

New problem since I use Creative Cloud: I divide a shape with pathfinder in Illustrator. Path seems clean, no problem. I copy the shape in Illustrator and paste it in Photoshop. A small hairline ...
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Reshape a picture using a single coloured image in Illustrator or Indesign

I am fairly new to both Indesign and Illustrator, so I'm sure I'm missing the obvious here. I would like to do the following: I have a single colored image with a transparent background, TIFF file, ...
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PS: How to change a vector shape and maintain dimension?

Working with vector shapes in photoshop CC. Program notice me that that my scratch is full, because I made shapes too big and „eat” all my hard memory and also my RAM. I tried to change the shapes ...
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Removing area from stroked circle [closed]

I've been trying to design a logo, however I can not figure out the simplest thing. I have two circles, with no fill and a stroke. I've added a white rectangle to "cut out" area of both the strokes, ...
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How to detect freely-drawn shape on Inkscape or GIMP?

I would like to have the functionality shown in the following video on Inkscape (preferrably) or GIMP: https://youtu.be/rsFaQZAIZZI?t=18s The user should be able to draw a rough circle, square, ...
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Illustrator Path Exclusion

I get how the pathfinder tools work whether it's uniting, exclusion, intersect, etc. Is there a way to do the same thing, only exclude a path instead of the whole shape? Example: There's a square ...
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Turn shape into individual paths - Illustrator

Is it possible in Illustrator to automatically cut a shape of points so each segmented line is separated?
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How to trim shapes similar as illustrator sketchapp?

I want to trim these shapes similar as illustrator. How to get it?
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PS How to change one shape and effect all of them?

I have a personal project in Photoshop, just wonder if I can change a shape (eg. hands of a human or a body or a head) and effect all the shape which have hands but they are in a different layers. Is ...
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How to create irregular and rounded shapes in Photoshop and/or Adobe Illustrator?

I'd like to recreate and make different permutations of the image below. What's the best approach to do this? I tried doing this in Photoshop, however it doesn't look how I want it to and the shapes ...
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What would be the best software to place together a tessellation for laser cutting

I have a tessellation piece (shown below). I want to use this piece and create a tessellation of a certain amount of pieces so I can laser cut them out of a piece of wood. What would be the best ...
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How to divide layer shape into multiple layer shapes?

I would like to divide these shapes into multiple layers. One layer for the eye, one for the head, one for the mouth etc.. How do I do this? I forgot to create new layers while creating my shapes. ...
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How can I change style/color of one shape without changing all of them?

I'm new to sketch and would like to have two of the same shape, but I want one of the shapes to be white and the other one black. As soon as I edit one of the shapes, the other one changes as well. ...
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How to turn a simple image with clear edges into a graphic [closed]

I have scanned an peace of glass. I see the edges but if I zoom in then it does not look like a line. What I need is the edge structure as line which can be turned in to a graphic. I want it to look ...