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46 views

How to skew / shear text in Illustrator?

So, in doing a commissioned logo for a church, I learned the hard way that, apparently, font-skewing (as opposed to warping) has been removed in Illustrator CS6. I'm not sure why and now that I'm ...
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How do you scale a vector image to equal a measurement in inches, in illustrator CS3?

I need to send a vector file to a textile laser cutter. Image size currently says 521 pixels, and I'm hoping to create a motif that equals 18.75 inches. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank ...
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Photoshop - clear color data from transparent pixels

I have some images that have some transparent grey pixels, and when I make the picture larger, thoose pixels are visible a little bit. Is there a way to do this with Photoshop? In GIMP you can ...
3
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2answers
172 views

Color palette next to crop marks - function?

I'm wondering what the function of adding these color spectrums is? Attaching screenshot.
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2answers
142 views

Am I allowed to embed Typekit fonts directly into a website and host them myself?

With Adobe CC I've gained access to Typekit. I've started playing around with it and noticed they put a cap on page views per month on loading the fonts. (Currently I'm capped at 500,000 but would ...
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1answer
36 views

Create cloud textured effect in Illustrator

I want to create an effect/color like this image of the cloud in the Parse.com logo. It is not quite white, and seems to have a texture. I am new to illustrator, but have a white "cloud" made thanks ...
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How to change the shape of the eraser tool in Illustrator?

I am Photoshop enthusiast, I can't find how to change eraser shape like in Photoshop (eraser "brush" mode). In Illustrator eraser is always circle or ellipse (when you change width in eraser ...
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312 views

Is 4-color process printing (CMYK) more or less expensive than using 4 spot colors?

Is there much of a cost difference between the two?
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1answer
58 views

Where to start preparing a portfolio to enter a graphic design program?

I need to create a portfolio to enter a graphic design program. Subjects are the use of typography and imagery to communicate information and ideas. Possible projects might include things like ...
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2answers
39 views

In spot color printing, does black count as a spot color?

Do I have to choose a Pantone black, or can I just use 100% K?
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1answer
27 views

Gradient with stop causes thicker appearance at the stop, not smooth

When using a stop in my gradient, it doesn't smoothly transition from the solid color before the stop. It has a thicker appearance. See the picture below. Notice the visibly darker line in the ...
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1answer
26 views

How to copy Live Shape Property settings from one shape to another in Photoshop CC?

Does anyone know if there is a way to copy Live Shape Properties from one shape to another? It's nice to adjust strokes and fill and stuff, but I'd like to save it somehow to easily apply it to ...
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1answer
37 views

How to reduce screenshot dimensions for putting in a macbook mockup?

I need to put a screenshot(of a desktop application) in a macbook mockup. But I'm facing some issues. The mockup I have wants a screenshot of 2880x1800px but my system screen is not that big. I have ...
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1answer
37 views

How to create a rectangle with one side stroke only in Inkscape?

How to create a rectangle with stroke only on one side of the rectangle ? By default the stroke is applied to all sides of the rectangle.
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2answers
563 views

How to create a realistic bevel effect on text in Photoshop?

I found this image on google and was fascinated by the realism of the bevel effect and wanted to learn how to do it myself. I tried some stuffs but they were not close enough. I want to replicate ...
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3answers
175 views

What is a good icon for a 'change units' button?

We are working on a software with a design close to Office 2013 (2D icons, main colors black and white). We have a button which allows the user to change the units in the software. We are looking for ...
0
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1answer
66 views

Please identify the typeface in the Atlas Lighting Products logo

What is the font in this logo? I have searched Dafont and other sources, but all I could find was the Convoy typface. Convoy has no lowercase glyphs, though. Thanks.
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0answers
43 views

Looking for artist [closed]

I apologize in advance if this is appropriate to ask here, and if it is I will promptly take down this post. Anyways, I am currently rewriting my website (dragontoothsoftware.com) and am looking for ...
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1answer
23 views

How to change the time format when opening a video with Photoshop CS6?

It is possible to open videos with Photoshop, I use this functionnality in order to measure the speed of an animation on my screen after recording it with OBS. It would be very handful if I could set ...
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1answer
55 views

Illustrator CC Clipping Masks and Opacity Masks leaving slight hairline [duplicate]

I'm running into a problem when using a clipping mask or opacity mask in Illustrator CC 17.1. Either type of mask leaves a slight outline around the masking object, creating a noticeable break in what ...
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3answers
110 views

How to select a good base color for color scheme?

As a engineer, there are many tools in the web that allow to generate good color scheme based on the selected base colors. But the problem is: How to select the first, base color? Is it just random ...
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2answers
34 views

Pantone issue from PSD to Ai (printer needs PMS into the document but says it's CMYK)

I am having a problem with a packaging I am developing for a client. The client did all the artwork and sent it to me so I can communicate with the printer for sampling. Most of the artwork was made ...
0
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1answer
37 views

Warp/arc text shows original text too

I have created text in Illustrator that I want to show in an arc'ed format. I selected the text and then chose Effect/warp then I chose the type of arc I wanted. So far so good. The text shows as ...
3
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1answer
41 views

Why isn't the black in a video made with After Effects a true black when it's viewed on Windows 7?

For some reason my video is coming out a lighter black than web #000 black. I'm using After Effects & Web - H.264 profile. Left: Web | Right: Video The photo doesn't do it justice.. it's very ...
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0answers
20 views

Illustrator CS5 - copy a hidden layer?

Illustrator CS5. How do I copy a hidden layer from one artboard to another artboard? I do not want to show the hidden layer before I copy it.
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2answers
20 views

Hidden Illustrator layers

I cannot find what I believe are hidden layers in a piece I am doing in Illustrator. Can someone please tell me how I might find layers that are hidden?
2
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1answer
53 views

What Font Is Used For ASOT 2014 Cover?

Does anyone know what font this is? Is it custom-made for the music label? There are also posters with the same font, only in a light version.
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4answers
46 views

Icon to represent a music artist in a music app?

I'm building the interface for a music application and you can sort by songs, albums, artists, etc. I have icons for all of these, but I'm currently using a generic "person" icon for ...
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0answers
27 views

I am going to try and learn in GIMP how to make GIFs [closed]

How do I begin? And use "stacking"? I would like to overlap two video gifs that i am going to try to make with GIMP??
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0answers
31 views

What is the Apple iPad mini logo font? [duplicate]

We are giving out an iPad Mini at a trade show and I need to create a flyer. I'd like to copy and install the font for the title. Do you know what the iPad logo font is? Check out the title "iPad ...
5
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3answers
445 views

Design rule toward Alignment? Is this important?

Hello all the pro designers out there, I have a question about text alignment. This is what I am designing right now. The font is Brandon Grotesque. I have noticed that when I use letter "L", it ...
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2answers
57 views

What characteristics make a graph look professional?

I'm documenting a technical/scientific project, in which I'm needing an extensive amount of graphs to represent the data. I would like this graphs to be as clear and representative as possible. Of ...
0
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0answers
42 views

Change all uppercase letters in a named style to initial case (Indesign Grep)

This is my first post here. I have Peter's (forgot his last name) excellent change case-script so I can do the replacement with no problem, but the find is baffling me. I have a glossary where the ...
10
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3answers
2k views

Displaying Black on a Black Background

(First post, yay!) Im working on a fashion lookbook for print and I'm displaying product colours on a black background, but what can I do for when I need to display black on black? Example: As you ...
0
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1answer
106 views

Can someone identify this font?

Could someone help identify what font is used in these screenshots? Thanks. http://zshthem.es/all/
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1answer
31 views

Illustrator: concat singles chars back to text to path

In Illustrator, I sometimes get a problem with imported files saved by Inkscape, CorelDraw etc: text on a path got converted to single chars without being connected to the path. The path and the chars ...
0
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2answers
42 views

Preparing screenshots for use in a print document [duplicate]

I would like to feature screenshots of websites taken on my phone, tablet and laptop in a print document. The print document is 300 ppi and the screenshots are 72 ppi. Importing the screenshots ...
0
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1answer
25 views

Software to easily lay a song over a slideshow of images

Before you read this, I know that there are LOADS of programs that can easily do what I'm after; I'm cut short for time and I just don't have the hours to try out a numerous software to find out that ...
7
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4answers
826 views

How to create an artistically posterized monotone portrait?

Can anyone please tell me what this greyscale vector style is called and how can I achieve it? Source I was informed I should put my image in Photoshop and adjust the levels and run the cutout ...
10
votes
3answers
585 views

How should artwork be setup for T-shirt printing?

What does it mean to colour separate the artwork in T-Shirt printing? It is normally suggested to use Pantone colours for T-Shirt printing. Is it the Pantone Coated or the Pantone Uncoated? The ...
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votes
0answers
13 views

Quick Selection Tool Problems [closed]

So when I drag my photo onto a layer on Photoshop it automatically crops the picture into a funny shape? how do I get rid of it? I am trying to select the parts I don't want but I can't as it ...
2
votes
2answers
31 views

Photoshop - Transparent backgrounds replaced by white?

I've literally just started using Photoshop tonight because I want to edit my mum into a photo of Michael Buble for a photocake. All was going well, I managed to cut out my mum and layer her over ...
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3answers
75 views

Critique: Help with placement of logo elements in relation to each other for a web and app-based music service

I've developed a logo for a web and app-based music service. I'm pretty happy with the shape of the icon, it's very close to what I envisaged before making it. However, I can't seem to find a ...
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votes
2answers
31 views

How come my text disappears in CS5 Photshop? [closed]

When I create a new layer in PS, type in it, then highlight it to make changes like font-size, tracking etc. the font just disappears to a blinking curser. Any ideas?
0
votes
1answer
40 views

How should I get brushes for photoshop that replicate smears of beauty cream? (ageing creme, etc for product shots) [on hold]

Can anyone help me with this? How should I get brushes for photoshop that replicate smears of beauty cream? (ageing creme, etc for product shots)
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1answer
18 views

Scaling a symbol in Sketch scales all instances of that symbol

Title pretty much says it all, but the problem is simple. Say I have a logo imported from illustrator or whatever. I make it a symbol, and then I use it in one place in my design. Looks great. But ...
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0answers
19 views

After Effects Not Rendering Transparency [migrated]

Completely new to AE, but I've watched like three tuts on youtube and I've spent way to much time on this... I have a comp that I made that is a write-on effect. I have selected the alpha channel ...
-1
votes
1answer
90 views

Moto 360 resolution and density [on hold]

I'd like to know what is the exact resolution and density of not yet launched Moto 360 smartwatch. I did some research and some sites say it is 320 x 320 but it looks much higher in the promotional ...
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0answers
22 views

Need help with closing gap on web page [migrated]

I've been trying to figure out how to close this space and I am getting nowhere. What could be causing that significant amount of space between the text and the chart? I hope this is the right ...
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0answers
20 views

Image opens all grey even though the thumbnail looks fine [migrated]

I'm trying to open up these images. When I view them from the folder, the thumbnail looks fine but when I open it, it's just a big grey blob. I can see some outlines so the image "is there" but for ...

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