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1answer
33 views

Learning 3D design for cover art? Where should I start? [on hold]

I'm looking to find more of creative control and create cover art for my projects. I have always been fascinated with 3D design and it's relevance in these rapid tech times. I'm attracted to the ...
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2answers
25 views

Linework in photoshop, can't change color [on hold]

So I have some linework that's in black. If I have the layer selected and go to hue and saturation, moving the sliders over doesn't change the color. I tried importing a picture and then doing ...
0
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1answer
12 views

How can I outline a path in Inkscape to make an object?

I was able to successfully outline an oval by using Path-Inset and Path-Outset. I then aligned the two inset and outset objects, and used Path-Exclusion to create the object that I could add/change an ...
-1
votes
1answer
50 views

Should designs be created on paper first?

I am a newbie designer, I am often confused about moving through the design process, specifically when should I start using design software. Should I implement my ideas initially with software or ...
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1answer
29 views

What is this type of style called?

What is this type of style called?
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1answer
16 views

illustrator cs6 : gradient of in each shape gone when unite

the gradient in each of my shapes are gone when I unite them. the combined compound shape just turns into one solid color. for example, before unite after unite i have searched the internet, ...
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1answer
187 views

What do you call this word-image made of other words?

What do you call this type of image in design term?
2
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1answer
33 views

Photoshop - Batch rotate layer and export

I am trying to rotate the arrow in the picture above 72 times (every 5 degrees). I have tried creating an action set that rotates the arrow and then saves it each time, but this just overwrites the ...
0
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1answer
34 views

How can I get back the missing portions?

I used the Pen tool to cut out the picture from the background. When I refined the edges I forgot to refill these missing parts. Is there a way I can save them?
0
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1answer
26 views

Imperfect overlay Illustrator

I'm trying to perfectly overlap two images, one complementary of the other, but apperas a white stripe in the conjunction of the path, all points are perfectly aligned how can I fix?
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0answers
16 views

In Illustrator cc 2015 , changeing text size and style [on hold]

I want to increase the text size more than 72 pt ! give the text fruits/vegetables skin as a style but in easy quick way
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0answers
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Is it time for us to let go of unsharp mask?

Unsharp mask is quite commonly used to sharpen images. It is also used to counter the inevitable signal degradation when one goes from analog to digital. Unsharp mask is a trick though. It does not ...
0
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0answers
16 views

Blogs or notebooks about creative work [on hold]

I am thinking of embarking on a learning project involving creative coding, interaction, generative art, and the visualization of data sets. I am thinking of doing this with the help of the ...
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3answers
61 views

My client ended up doing the project himself

My client wanted a flyer done. I did it and they didn't like it. I redid it and they said they liked it but wanted significant changes. So I did those and heard nothing. When I asked later if they'd ...
0
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1answer
17 views

specific resize layer action

Is there a way to resize one layer to the dimensions of another layer as an action. It seems you can only transform an object to percentages not pixel dims. Thanks
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7answers
643 views

Are portfolios overrated?

It seems like all my designer friends are focusing on their portfolios too much. They tell me, "my portfolio is the most important factor in getting hired, as it demonstrates my skill". So, they seem ...
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2answers
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Are there any low-cost freelance websites for doing Apple watch app mockup? [on hold]

I have an image I would like displayed on an Apple watch but I'm brand new to mobile app marketing. I'm hoping I could find a place which might point me in the right direction.
0
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0answers
20 views

InDesign CC 2015 freezes every 3-5 seconds [on hold]

Today when I launched InDesign (Mac OS X Yosemite) I experienced that every 3-5 seconds everything freezes, no matter - file is open or not, the problem remains the same. I tried to re-install ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Photoshop - extracting a reflection on a car

I have an image in high resolution of a dark black car from side view. The image is real and realistic, so there are some real reflections on the car. My goal is to add a banner of a commercial on ...
0
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1answer
18 views

In Inkscape how to create a fill only above a line [on hold]

I need to create for the pink line a similar thing to what is there for the red line. If I follow this steps Inkscape fails to recognise properly my pink vector and I get just the filling all over the ...
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0answers
45 views

Illustrator preview mode [on hold]

So i have this problem where whenever I type, the font in the bar where the fonts are suppose to stand, wont show up. Neither can I make it bigger. I would have to click "command T" to get the menu ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

InDesign pages to Illustrator art boards

I have a multi-page document in InDesign, each page is a separate design that really should have been created in Illustrator instead. Is it possible to export each page from InDesign into Illustrator ...
0
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0answers
13 views

How to resize image wihout warping to weird required size not in keeping with aspect ratio [duplicate]

I have to resize a bunch of images to 1080x864 when they should be 1080x720 to keep the aspect ratio. I tried it and it warps the image. Is there a way to do this? (not keep the aspect ratio but ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

“subtract selection” will not work to make custom shapes? [on hold]

why will my "subtract front shape" option not work on photoshop CS6? i have already created a complicated shape, and i can't make it into a custom shape because it won't subtract the shapes inside(in ...
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votes
2answers
60 views

How to crop to fit to required dimensions without altering image aspect ratio [on hold]

I have to resize a bunch of images to 1080x864. When downsizing an image the proper resolution is 1080x720 when keeping the aspect ratio. I am required to use a file size of 1080x864. If I kept the ...
4
votes
3answers
103 views

Photoshop: high pass filter or sharpening filter?

I was wondering, what is the difference between the high-pass filter and the unsharpen mask one? I am used to use the first to improve the quality of the image (to make it less dreamy and more ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

How does the artist make the hair details (hairline, strands of hair etc) show through the sea photo? [on hold]

I presume the sea photo is layered on top of the photo of the guy, so how does the hair details show through if the face of the man is shown with the use of a layer mask? And how did the artist ...
7
votes
3answers
108 views

Fonts: screen vs paper

One thing I keep reading, especially in discussions about fonts for the Kindle, is that some fonts were designed for print but that nowadays designing fonts for onscreen use should be a consideration, ...
1
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1answer
48 views

How to convert Pantone 7C to TPX?

How do I convert Pantone 7C (Cool Gray) to TPX? Is C a color international standard for print graphics?
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votes
0answers
26 views

Shortcut for not saving document in Illustrator

I am using Photoshop in Mac and I know there is a shortcut key for not saving a document, which is Cmd + Shift + '[back] Delete' (the one same as Windows' Backspace), but I cannot find the same ...
0
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1answer
17 views

generate certificate in corel draw with dirrent names

I have created certificate designs for my friends institute. but the probkem is he require different names on each certificate. so i need to manually create copies of same design multiple time and ...
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votes
1answer
28 views

business card. Indesign

I'm not a designer but am trying to find out how to centre my name on a business card in Indesign? I've created a text box but the type isn't completely centred within the box and I don't know how to ...
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2answers
30 views

Photoshop Text Layer is Locked and I did not Lock it

In Adobe Photoshop 7 I cannot move my text layers around because I get the pop up telling me it cannot complete my request because the layer is locked. I did not put a lock on the layer. I'm ...
2
votes
2answers
84 views

How to cut out objects with background layers and effects intact?

I'm trying to do something that is probably really simple, but can't figure it out for the life of me. I have a bunch of stars I have made into a type of logo. I then placed a cool antique paper layer ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Missing characters when exporting to pdf from indesign

I'm getting a random error when exporting a indd file to pdf. I'm on OS X 10.9.5 and running indesign and acrobat pro CS4. The font in question is helvetica neue light (true type). The indesign ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

Illustrator - two triangles with text

Using illustrator CS6, Is there a way to make only the text on the white triangle be black, and keep the part on pink still white? I do it manually, by making two copies of the text one with white ...
2
votes
2answers
50 views

I have to get a large number of photos approved for my project. Is there an online tool or platform that can help me with this?

We've had a photographer do a three day shoot to provide imagery for the project I'm working on. From the thousands of shots she took we want to get down to an initial set of 75 images that have been ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Copyright issue producng vector artwork

If I design Mac OS icons on illustrator and sell them as stock vector. Will this be a copyright issue. What about if I make icons of streamline application such as chrome, safari, IE, Android, ...
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votes
0answers
18 views

In Photoshop Elements 10, Is there an equivalent function for “Apply Image” that is used in Photoshop?

I was trying to follow a retouching tutorial on YouTube (http://youtu.be/bNB9Mepi1VI) when I came across an issue. I am using Photoshop Elements 10, but the person in the video is using a different ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

How to divide shape in Illustrator?

I am new in Adobe Illustrator. This is my first assignment on it. I want to divide my shape This is my shape i want to divide this shape like following image how i can do it?
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1answer
10 views

How can I re-establish text threads after merging multiple files into one for ebook?

I have combined multiple CS6 Indesign files into one through the "move pages" option. Now, I need all my text links to be re-establish because this book will also be produced as ebook as well. Is that ...
4
votes
3answers
97 views

How can I make the color white look as white as possible?

In designing websites and applications, I have noticed that when mixing colors with white, certain colors make white look more "greenish" or "purple-ish". This happens to a much greater degree when ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Smart object image is blurred [on hold]

smart object Image is blured while scaling with transform tool in photoshop cc on mac OS X Yosemite. Kindly give me a suggestions? I appreciate your time and look fwd to hearing back from you soon. ...
1
vote
1answer
90 views

Which tools is used to draw this image? [closed]

I am new in Photoshop CS6. I have a sample picture and i want to draw a picture same like this I dont know how many tools are used to draw this. Please suggest me which tools are used to draw like ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Web Development programs for Macs [closed]

I bought a Mac last week and will be hopefully having a career in Web development. I was hoping a few members can help on what programs I should buy or look into. I understand many programs are free, ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

How to prepare a spot varnish; does it need to have trapping if there's a gloss and matte one?

On a project that has a selective varnish, the print-ready file usually needs to be prepared separately in one spot color, a bit like a dieline. Only the area where the varnish will be printed should ...
8
votes
6answers
269 views
+250

As a graphic designer, should I use my personal name or create a business name/branding?

For a designer who begins doing freelance or start (or renaming) his/her own business, there's usually that critical decision that must be made: Should I use my own name or have a business name for ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

InDesign Faux Italic Font for EPUB

I'm producing an EPUB with Adobe InDesign. Most of the fonts I'm using have Italic and Bold versions. I simply select the correct font in InDesign, and it is set up as a @font-face in the CSS when I ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Can't use keyboard shortcuts when using my Wacom Intuos? [on hold]

So here's my issue: whenever I use my tablet (a Wacom Intuos) I can't use keyboard shortcuts while I'm drawing. In order to use them I have to click out of my artwork (click on the layers panel or ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

How could I spice this logo up?

I am currently working on starting a small business(less than 10 transactions a month), but in order to get any support from the suppliers, I need to create a logo and website. So I would appreciate ...

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