7
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3answers
1k views

Are bokeh and flat design compatible?

I would like to know if this is correct to use a background bokeh style, and combine it with content flat design? Something like:
2
votes
1answer
37k views

How to change color of an image in Illustrator

When I open an image in Photoshop, I can easily change the color by double clicking on the layer and adding color overlay. How can I do the same in Illustrator? It doesn't need to be with Color ...
0
votes
3answers
198 views

What style of art is Taco and Octocat?

I would like to learn more about creating logos and mascots in the style of Taco (of Trello) and Octocat (of GitHub). Simple, cutesie, almost as if cut out of construction paper (but not textured that ...
-2
votes
1answer
110 views

Redesigning website mock-up

I have to redesign a website and provide mock-ups. I was given the link to the live website but i was wondering how will i go about creating this mock-up? I make my own original mock-ups from scratch. ...
1
vote
1answer
400 views

illustrator cs6 when exporting to PDF and print - the black area of masks shown in a low opacity also in PDF preview [closed]

When I save an illustrator file to pdf (press) that includes a mask and view the PDF preview or print the file, the black areas of the mask are shown in low opacity. What's causing this?
3
votes
1answer
861 views

Exporting multiple sizes in sketch. Saving it as defaults?

I'm trying to figure out the way to keep my export sizes and prefix names as default options, When I do it to mobile I have to create 7 diferents sizes and prefixes I design in @3x so I have to ...
-1
votes
2answers
263 views

300 dpi image for website and size less

how to reduce the size of image size keeping resolution as 300 DPI for web banners in Adobe Photoshop? Is there any other software better than adobe photoshop? i have tried but either the size become ...
-2
votes
4answers
2k views

Blurry vector graphics in web [duplicate]

I'm using illustrator and I have a graphic that is 22 pixels by 22 pixels. I export it as a png with 72 resolution, and it constantly comes up blurry. Is it just because it's too small? On my mac it ...
0
votes
1answer
806 views

Turn off Hyphenation in Illustrator globally

Adobe Illustrator CC likes to force hyphenation on every single piece of text. It used to be possible in earlier versions to switch it off globally for new documents through the Paragraph palette ...
0
votes
1answer
704 views

Creating cursive-style text in Illustrator

What is the most efficient way to create cursive-styled text in Illustrator? I'd like to create a text logo in Illustrator in a cursive/signature style, but the only methods I know (existing fonts, ...
-1
votes
2answers
1k views

How to edit the smart object in this Photoshop template?

I'm completely new to Photoshop and I've been trying to replace the image in a template with my screenshot. I went through other questions here and elsewhere online and learnt the basics of using a ...
3
votes
2answers
240 views

What are the best practices for providing a client with brand assets?

I have created a logo for a client and don't know the best way to give the file to the client. What are the best file types to provide the client, eg illustrator, Photoshop, jpeg, TIFF and what ...
0
votes
2answers
485 views

Lasso tool: select only visible pixels

Give a layer with some brush drawings, I want to use the lasso tool to select some parts of my drawing. However, I want the selection to only contain visible pixels. As it is now, the lasso tool's ...
-1
votes
2answers
74 views

Exporting your logo [closed]

When exporting your logo in illustrator what is the best dpi for high resolution to be used for big banners?
-1
votes
1answer
67 views

Is there any decent way to layout three 16:9 images on a 16:9 frame?

I would Ideally like to have them in a straight line, but then the images become too small. So at the moment I have made this kind of arrangement, however I really hate how it looks. I don't mind ...
0
votes
3answers
87 views

What should I have in mind when preparing files for print in InDesign?

The title makes it pretty clear but maybe I'm not the only one who's curious and wonders about things. I'm currently designing a brochure in InDesign. I've made the background layout in Photoshop and ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Problem With Exporting My Animation

I am making a menu for my game. The blue squares are the options of my menu (like play or settings, etc.). The red outline is my selection cursor and is bigger than my option squares so when I export ...
1
vote
1answer
461 views

How to create a line to a circle in Photoshop?

I am trying to make circular lighting effect as shown in this pics I was thinking of using a gradient tool to make a straight line with dark blue and light blue colors. Then I was thinking of ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

Anybody know this font?

I've tried "what the font" and didn't get anything really close. It has kind of a permanent marker feel to it. Would appreciate if anyone knows this or a similar font.
0
votes
0answers
59 views

What would be the best method to join 2 LED light trails in photoshop

For some context the blue lines on the picture below are a rudimentary version of what I would like to achieve. I have tried using the stamp tool, but it is agonizingly slow and results in very ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Adobe Fireworks Animation: Animate an object on curved path.

I am using adobe fireworks for creating a animated gif for UI animation. The project requires to show the interaction in a gif form to show the demo. Currently I am able to animate things in a ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

False appearance of quality loss?

I have noticed that the PC version of Photoshop CS5 appears to exhibit a loss in quality whenever an image is opened or when image data copied to the clipboard is pasted onto a canvas. However, it's ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Draw a stroke arround an object in Illustrator [duplicate]

I have this object made of two shapes. I want to erase the stroke inside and keep the stroke arround.
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Apply effect to layer mask in Pixelmator?

Is it possible to apply an effect to a layer mask? A layer mask is greyscale alpha mask. So I should be able to apply, say, noise there on that black and white mask, right?
4
votes
2answers
312 views

Critique: Is my logo conveying what I want to communicate?

I'm working as a junior web designer. I want to redesign my portfolio, including that I'm also designing my logo. This is the first time I'm designing a logo. I learnt guidelines and I designed my ...
0
votes
0answers
271 views

What is the best Inkjet printing technique for car decals / autowrapping?

I was wondering what the best solution is for my inkjet printing problem. I need to use an inkjet printer for these decals. I plan to decorate a car with pictures and stickers so I need a material ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

How would I make a 3D polygon using Pixelmator

I'm trying to create a polygon like this in pixelmator. I could obviously do this with a bunch of little triangles and manually place all of them, however I'm wondering if there's an easier/better ...
1
vote
2answers
164 views

Does CC0 1.0 Universal require attribution?

I would like to use photos from the Public Domain Archive without attribution. They say that their photos are free for personal and commerical use. But they don't mention whether or not they need ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 - Can you see the EXACT pixel position?

Got a little question. I'm using an older Photoshop and I apologize for that but I have to make due with what I have. In Paint Shop Pro, you can click into an image and the exact pixel coordinate ...
0
votes
0answers
174 views

How to connect open anchor point back to same path in Illustrator

I am trying to make one shape using the pen tool, but I don't necessarily want the two end anchor points in the same place. I want to attach one endpoint to a path and make an object. I understand you ...
-1
votes
1answer
476 views

What is wrong with writing light gray text over a lighter gray or white background? [closed]

What is all about writing with light gray over lighter gray or over white? if you look in the two examples I carried you will notice that is very hard to read, light gray or lighter color !! what is ...
1
vote
2answers
135 views

Replicating fading/tearing effect in GIMP

For a project we decided to use a freely available icon set that we could download. However it is now apparant that not all the icons that we need are present in this set and we need to add them ...
3
votes
2answers
149 views

Work off files locally and then upload to Adobe Creative Cloud?

I have the Adobe Creative Cloud. What's the best practices for the workflow? Work and save all projects on your local machine at work and only upload files that you think you may need access to in ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Select all objects within a path (Inkscape)

I'm currently working with tiled objects (objects that themselves consist of many more smaller objects) with Inkscape. Now it would be so much more easier to not have to select manually all tiles I ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

GIMP: increase transparency with the distance from image's center

I want to apply a transformation on my image which will cause that: Image will be at zero transparency in its center With increasing horizontal distance from the center the image will smoothly ...
1
vote
3answers
384 views

Does altering an existing font breach the copyright of that font?

If I take an existing font and alter it using Inkscape for example, am I in breach of copyright?
0
votes
0answers
28 views

How do I carve a text shape or “negative space” into an object? [duplicate]

I have a logo design that I'm trying to re-create digitally. I want to situate the company name in front of a vector design (a wheel) and cut-away from the wheel in the shape of the text so there is ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

How to get the location of a bezier curve's handle in Adobe Illustrator [duplicate]

How can I get the exact coordinates of the handle point? For reference its the coordinates of the blue points at the end of the handles I am interested in.
1
vote
4answers
3k views

Making an image clean with 2 colors only in Photoshop

I'm trying to take an image that was designed in SolidWorks and exported as an AI file and make it two colors only. I'm using a manufacturing process using UV light so the areas I'm cutting away ...
0
votes
2answers
202 views

Pantone- Achieving Color

I'm trying to create a brand identity guide for the small non-profit I work for. The color selected before I joined the organization was Pantone 3125U. I've read so much over the last few months in an ...
-1
votes
1answer
131 views

Color Change with PDF on iDevices

I was wondering if someone had a solution to keep PMS colors the right color when exporting a PDF from Adobe Illustrator. I have been having issues when i create a document using specific PMS colors ...
0
votes
2answers
158 views

Can I generate series of one object around a curve line in illustrator cc?

I drew a golden cup which you can see below by illustrator. Actually I am looking for speeding up ways for drawing . I'm familiar with blend tool which we can create series of shapes if we have first ...
4
votes
8answers
50k views

How to convert Sketch files to a layered Photoshop file?

I was wondering if there was an easy way to convert Sketch files to a layered Photoshop file? Sketch exports TIFFs, PNG and JPEG but they are all flattened. Anyone else have to do this? Any ...
5
votes
2answers
258 views

Do designers use different color palettes for web and print design?

I'm designing a brand for a startup company, (new to freelancing) and I'm trying to make my color choices suitable for printed documents as well as displaying them on web. Using Illustrator (doc in ...
-6
votes
1answer
86 views

How to get the Icons from the PSD file

I have an PSD file http://www.teehanlax.com/tools/iphone/ How to extract all the icons(png) from the psd using photoshop
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Convert guides to vector objects

I'm making an identity book, and I'd like to show proportions used in the logo construction. The effect is easly achieved by using guidelines - can i convert guidelines to vector objects (I'd like to ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Working with opacities/transparency in printing

I'm working on some tasting cards for a winery and have since received a proof of my design. However how I've set it up completely wrong in terms of the opacities I'm using. I've known for a long time ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Sketch 3 curved arrows

Is it possible to create curved (non-straight) arrows in Sketch 3? Im drawing some phases with arrows showing iterations, so I need half-circle shaped arrows going back to previous phases, etc.. ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

Overlay Object With Paint, And Delete Everything Else

I only want the paint that intersects with the black object to be visible (as well as the black object). Better yet, I would like the paint that is not covering the black object to be deleted. I have ...
-2
votes
2answers
110 views

A5 booklet becomes giant poster?

I have an idea of making an A5 booklet that you can unfold to a A0 poster. How can I achieve this in InDesign? Or is there a program for it? Also I would need a recto verso A0 printer I suppose?

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