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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
60 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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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
18 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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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 ...
1
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2answers
32 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
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2answers
89 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 ...
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0answers
30 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
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1answer
67 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
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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
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0answers
35 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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0answers
19 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
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1answer
75 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
107 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
43 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
91 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
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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
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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 ...
9
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8answers
347 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 ...
1
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0answers
16 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
27 views

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

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
60 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 ...
1
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0answers
50 views

How to fix Illustrator preferences file is corrupt issue? [closed]

I have Illustrator CC 19.0.1. Everything is working fine except that everytime I launch my Illustrator I get "Preferences file is corrupt" message twice and then it starts. Also, after working ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

How can I fit an image onto an iphone template perfectly?

I made a mockup for mobile and saved it as a jpeg. Adobe firewroks has a library that contains an iphone template and I wanted to fit my mockup to fit perfectly inside it. I used transform and held ...
2
votes
2answers
111 views

What's wrong in this “logo”?

I'm trying to do a logo for myself, just to put it in my apps. I just drawn (by hand) my Surname-Name, flipped the name vertically, added a background as you can see. I know that usually there is a ...
0
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2answers
32 views

import vector file from illustraror(*.ai files) to aftereffect

I want to import vector file from illustrator to aftereffect but it become pixel ed when it imported . Even when i draw a shape with pen in aftereffect it is not vector . What can i do?
3
votes
2answers
43 views

Scanning colored pencil illustrations and prepare them for printing?

I would like to know how to scan a coloured pencil image properly, without having that grey dots around the image and without expose it so much. My scanner is a Epson V330 Photo and I made the ...
0
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0answers
32 views

How's the best way to scan coloured pencil drawings?

I'm doing a lot of work at the moment with coloured pencils on a brown paper and when I scan them they don't seem to come out very well at all so I was wondering if anybody had any advice, or tips in ...
0
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0answers
17 views

URGENT Inkscape png export doesn't fill page [closed]

This suddenly happened on an existing .svg file that looks fine in Inkscape. When I export it to png, the image doesn't fill the right side by approximately 25% (all other sides go to the edges). I ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Where does Sketch put it's autosave files? [closed]

What folders does Sketch on mac put it's autosave files? My restore previous versions got bugged by sketch beta and dropbox.
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0answers
38 views

Want To Know Name of This Font [closed]

Anyone knows name of the font and from where I can download it for free? I am in emergency situation as I need to complete writing a document using this font. Any help will be upvoted and highly ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

Gradient not printing correctly in InDesign

I'm creating a flyer in InDesign CS5. I have an object at the top with a gradient fill and text over the object. I tried to do a test print of the flyer, and the gradient isn't printing ...
-1
votes
0answers
16 views

Transparent PDF [closed]

Ok, so i create a pdf from an InDesign doc and the client wants to cut and paste parts of the pdf, but have the background on his document show through. Any way to do this in InDesign?
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Split elements from one layer into multiple layers [closed]

I have a .psd file with a lot of assets (icons, logos, etc) in a single layer. Is there any automatic way of splitting these elements into separate layers?
1
vote
1answer
30 views

is it allowed to clear the “designed by freepik.com” from the vectors?

it is legal to modify freepik vectors, does this mean that it is legal to delete the text written "designed by freepik.com" on the vectors? Second question: is it legal to use freepik vectors in a ...
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votes
1answer
29 views

How to draw wave line on cricle in Illustrator [closed]

I am new in Illustrator and I cant draw wave on circle (like an image). Please help me!
0
votes
1answer
12 views

GIMP Scaling Groups of layer masks

Using GIMP it's possible to link a number of layers together and scale them together. However I have about 5 layers each with a layer mask that fit together - I would like to scale these together with ...
11
votes
3answers
926 views

Good typography for a speech manuscript [closed]

Consider this use case: I have to give a speech, and I cannot give it extemporaneously (too long, too little time to prepare), so I have to use a manuscript. I would expect the typographical ...
0
votes
1answer
65 views

What is the easiest way to remove the white background on these images? [closed]

Is there an easy way to remove white background on these images? Some of them have shadow so Wand Tool is not that precise. Any suggestion? Source:https://goo.gl/jc2Zhc
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Typeface similar to Papyrus with bold and italics

I use the Papyrus typeface for some creative writing I am doing. Except for the rough edges, I like all aspects of the typeface. Unfortunately, it doesn't come with different weights or italics. I ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

How to select HEX values / colors in Inkscape

How to select web colors in Inkscape? I know that I can select the ">" at the bottom-right of the screen and select WebHex and then select one in the bar. But in that bar there are just a few colors. ...
1
vote
2answers
59 views

Color mode problem for selecting colour in cmyk

Is it compulsory for good result to choose a zero value in either of any four c, m, y or k. In CMYK, can't we select a colour which is not having any zero value? I am designing infographics for ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

How the walkthroughs for apps are made? [closed]

I want to develop some walkthroughs to describe how & what my app does. How can I make them? Here are few examples:
2
votes
1answer
49 views

Printing on Plastic - How is this being done?

Can someone here tell me how the images are being printed on plastic? Example: Source: http://www.metalgearinformer.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/PlayStation-4-HDD-Cases-MGSV-Ground-Zeroes.jpg ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Gimp shadow text not working

I am trying to shadow some text in Gimp. However, whenever I go to filter drop down shadow it gives a shadow to the region I previously selected with the selection tool on another layer. I have ...
0
votes
1answer
24 views

Good techniques for transparent info in game UI

For a game that I am developing, I am trying to include a non-intrusive overlay to help the player understand what keys to use as they progress through the game. I'm looking to design something like ...
1
vote
2answers
23 views

How do I define or deselect areas where the “Color to Alpha” effect should not be applied?

I have an image where the background is white and there are various important components that are also white. I want to just change the background to alpha, but "Colors to Alpha" - by default - ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Photoshop cs6 Why is new video layer next to old? [closed]

Just got PS CS6 Extended and I'm trying to learn it. In the online tutorials, I see that adding a blank video layer puts it below the original on the timeline. But when I add a layer, it puts it next ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Apply blend-tool on grid of squares with blending of size and color

I am trying to create a grid made out of squares. Similar to the one in the image (without the wave effect). My approach was to use the blend tool in multiple directions, but I cannot apply it to ...

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