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1answer
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Do PDFs have to be square or rectangular?

I'm creating a sticker in Illustrator and was wondering whether when exporting to PDF format, can it only be saved in a rectangular/square shape? I'm asking because if not then I'd prefer to have a ...
0
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1answer
16 views

How to save an Illustrator document as PDF in a different paper format?

I have several Illustrator documents in 'A1' paper format that I need to save as PDF in 'A3' format, with in addition disabling editing capabilities. These smaller PDF are typically web versions of ...
0
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1answer
9 views

Filter for folders in Layer Panel

There are way filter for folders in Layer Panel? I know I can filter layers and folders for name, attribute and other. But maybe Photoshop have hidden symbols in name of folders? Example video, where ...
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1answer
33 views

Is it possible to have multiple blend modes on a single layer in Photoshop?

Lighten does a good job of removing a background from one of my images since it's transparent on a black background, but I want to apply another blend mode to make it match my overall image better. ...
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0answers
6 views

25mb error 011105:cannot start thread 9: not enough storage is avilable [closed]

what to do to rectify this error i am using a i3 processor,16gb ram,2gb graphics card,but my operating system is 32-bit,is changing to 64-bit operating system going to solve my problem? can and so ...
0
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1answer
28 views

A4 portfolio as a book in photoshop. page compilation?

i want to design my A4 portfolio like a book format. and want to design 2 pages at a time. Could you suggest how shall i go about it. I was thinking of taking pages (1,4-2,3) and (5,8-6,7) together. ...
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1answer
29 views

A2 french folded then trifolded - InDesign pages/spreads support?

Does InDesign support spreads with pages arranged above-and-below as well as side-by-side? And if not, how do I work around this shortcoming? I would like to arrange sheets as follows, for a folded ...
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2answers
59 views

How do I achieve this look in photoshop?

Between the blue and the purple, how do I achieve that transparent look in photoshop?
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1answer
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+150

How is color used in document design?

What kinds of problems are faced when designing documents that the use of color is often a solution to? What kinds of problems are faced when actually using color in documents? I'm trying to ...
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0answers
17 views

How to do mailing [closed]

Not sure if this is the best place to ask, but i've been asked to take control of mailing service for a business, and im not quite sure of how to do this... do i need a 3rd party application? thnxs
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1answer
37 views

Krita - compose CMYK from separated layers after editing

Using Krita 2.9, Linux or Windows 8: I open a flat RGB image in Krita, and change its color space to CMYK using SWOP profile. Then I separate the image into its C, M, Y, and K components. At this ...
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2answers
26 views

Continue Fill for Background Image

I have an image I'm using as background which is 3000px by 1500px. For responsive design, I need to extend it to 3000 x 3500. It is an image of a river, and I want to continue the look of the river ...
0
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2answers
56 views

Personal Web Designer Portfolio Website Persona

I'm working on my first real portfolio website (at http://bobdowns.net) and I learned in one of my Web Design classes at ASU that we web designers should write up a Persona for our "target market" ...
2
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1answer
35 views

editing several hundred images - GIMP

I'm working on a project that requires me to change several hundred images(somewhere around 550). They're all the same size and type. Each image needs several color corrections. Initially I use color ...
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0answers
15 views

Aligning elements or breaking alignment? [closed]

What are the rules around aligning elements in a composition and breaking alignment? I like to break alignment, but sometimes it feels like I'm breaking a rule. Such as a header and text body? Should ...
0
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0answers
12 views

How can I create perspective in Sketch 3

Is it possible to create perspective in Sketch 3? (i.e. https://www.behance.net/gallery/26322013/SkyAdventures) In Photoshop, I would use a perspective tool, but I'm not sure how to do this in ...
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0answers
21 views

Changing the color of a vector created using adobe shape

I recently discovered the adobe shape app and have enjoyed using it, but don't understand how/if I can change the color of the created vector. I've tried using the edit>edit colors> recolor artwork ...
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0answers
33 views

Why I am getting different RGB Values in photoshop vs. Illustrator?

The RGB values differ between Illustrator and Photoshop. The same file opened in photoshop displays different RGB values although the color was input correctly in illustrator. Both files were saved ...
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0answers
9 views

How to make an image fade to transparency in Sketch 3 [duplicate]

I want to create a background image that smoothly fades into transparency (i.e. https://www.behance.net/gallery/24034607/WhatsApp-for-OS-X ) In Photoshop, I would just use the eraser tool to achieve ...
-3
votes
0answers
15 views

After Effects CS6. Constraining shape layers symmetrically doesnt work when I hold shift [closed]

I want to create a symmetrical square, but when I hold down shift I create a rectangle. Workflow: Deselect, scroll up to "rectangle tool" above, and select a rectangle. Drag a rectangle onto my ...
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0answers
8 views

How do I create a chevron circle in illustrator? [duplicate]

How do I create a chevron circle in illustrator?
0
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0answers
14 views

Indesign bleed center images on facing pages [closed]

When setting up a facing page document in InDesign CS5.5 with bleeds on all pages. How do I eliminate the text/images from printing in the bleed center margins when exporting to a pdf?
4
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5answers
749 views

How to change mind about taking on a freelance project

I currently met a man that was my car sharing driver who asked if I did business card design and I said I did and that is something I could help with and gave him my card. THEN we talked about his ...
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votes
1answer
27 views

Can you help me find font where is this letter? [closed]

I have no idea if there is any web app that identifies fonts, but I have been seeking for ages and I cannot find a font that has got this type of capital "A". Or at least something similar.
2
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2answers
640 views

What's the worst that can happen with CC0?

I'd like to release some artwork under the CC0 license, but I'm a bit worried about the implications of that... What is someone allowed to do with a CC0 work? What's the worst that can happen? Or ...
0
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2answers
54 views

How to change stroke width of line in Photoshop CS6?

I have drawn some lines with the line tool in Photoshop CS6. The lines are vectors on a shape layer. If I select the line with path selection tool I can change the stroke colour, in the options ...
1
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1answer
28 views

What are some techniques for minmizing quality loss when your work is intended to be printed by desktop printers?

Our organization generally won't spring for professional printing. Some people that receive my work are expected to print it themselves, and then use or distribute it as needed. As a result, a lot of ...
1
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2answers
39 views

How can i insert this image to fit this action perfectly with keeping the dimensions?

I am trying to use mookup i am working on a guideline with Adobe InDesign and once i am ready with it, i wanted to create a 3D mock up using photoshop action, but when i tried to insert the image it ...
4
votes
2answers
58 views

Do web designers use the standard IAB web advert sizes when adding banners?

I was wondering if there are standard sizes which designers use when you want to reserve space for a web advert on their website design. I'm aware of these sizes given by IAB ...
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1answer
19 views

Illustrator artboard to InDesign with pages alignment

I want to export my artboard in Adobe Illustrator to Adobe InDesign as well as pages alignment. Anyone knows how to do it? I have searched on Adobe's website but I found nothing.
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0answers
32 views

Trying to texture an item in tf2 with photoshop

I just started creating items for TF2 but I need help texturing because I have no idea how to do it. Can someone help me or redirect me to some techniques to a way that I can texture something like ...
-3
votes
1answer
36 views

How to find a good web design and development companies in your area?

I know i can hire individuals online or find freelancers somehow. But if i google for web design companies i get tons of results, but most of them are so low quality they don't even seem real. I'd say ...
0
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0answers
28 views

Unable to edit text in a CS2 psd in CS6 [closed]

I am trying to edit some text in a .psd file that was created in CS2 Photoshop. I am attempting to open it in Creative Clouds version of CS6, recently purchased. In the past, all I had to do was ...
-2
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0answers
30 views

handwriting 'font set' to distinguish e.g. S and 5, Z and 2; u, n, m; a, o; r, v; J, I; 1, 7; 0, 6 [closed]

Is there a well thought out handwriting 'font set'? To distinguish much more e.g. S and 5, Z and 2; u, n, m; f, g; a, o; r, v; J, I; 1, 7; 0, 6. Would you dare to redesign our traditional writing? ...
2
votes
3answers
88 views

Which font is the quickest to read? Which font is the least misread? [on hold]

Are there scientific experiments, measurements on these? Which fonts make you read certain words twice, sometimes letter by letter? Fonts might also differ in how tiring they are for the eyes and ...
2
votes
1answer
24 views

How to copy a clipping mask in illustrator without both the copies not being linked to each other?

I tried copying the clipping mask by holding alt and dragging the mask, but when I "release" one mask, both the masks are released. Is there a way to copy the path I created with the pen tool? I ...
2
votes
5answers
107 views

How can a print have a resolution of 9600 x 2400 dpi?

While reading about the CANON PIXMA MG5150 printer (http://www.canon.de/printers/inkjet/pixma/pixma_mg5150/), there was a stated print resolution of 9600 x 2400 dpi. How is this value meant here, ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

How to get texture finish on packaging

Dear professional designers, I have questions regarding to creating packaging texture. I am intersected in creating a packaging design with a little paper texture. See 2 example below. I was ...
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0answers
34 views

Made a logo,.. now need to use the same color and style, [closed]

im really new to the use of Photoshop, i made a logo and several tweaks that lead me to what i was looking for but now i have the logo and i need to make some text using the same style and color...and ...
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votes
2answers
38 views

Confine clipping mask to single layer

I am trying to create a clipping mask, but am having difficulties as it seems that the mask is applying to background layers. Here is how things look before I create the mask: and here is what ...
-1
votes
1answer
31 views

Lycra Printer- Elastic Fabric Printer

I am looking for a printer that prints on Lycra material (This is like swimwear material and also sportswear material). Does someone maybe know this type of printer? Where I can find it and what is ...
-2
votes
2answers
43 views

Tips for designing tiny icons? (16px x 16px) [duplicate]

I googled, but didn't seem to be anything out there. I need to design a set of icons that will be functional at really tiny size (16px x 16px). I realized that a lot of the icons I designed starts ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Section layer in Illustrator

What is a good way to section the canvas and/or a layer in Adobe Illustrator? I have a blank white canvas at the moment, and I'd like to draw a jagged line across the middle from the left end of the ...
0
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2answers
33 views

How do I match *.pdf page numbering when I don't count my front page?

I have my document designed and page numbers set and all that jazz good to go. My first page is the cover page, and as such I don't want it numbered. I have the table of contents set as my first page ...
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votes
0answers
26 views

What font is this? [closed]

I am trying to find what font this is to recreate a calendar for this year. Any ideas?
1
vote
1answer
22 views

How do I infinitely loop content in AfterEffects?

I want to scroll these images from top to bottom. When they start to exit the bottom I want to them to re-enter from the top - therefore creating the illusion of infinite scrolling
0
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0answers
8 views

After Effects, scaling up an object while shrinking a mask?

I want to scale up and move an object, easy enough, and I want to have a mask stay exactly the same while the object is moving around. You would think if I set the mask path at the beginning of the ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

How to change the colour of part of an object in Inkscape?

I'm attempting to change the colour of an SVG image. Here is a screenshot of the image set I'm working with. Take for example the partly cloudy image (2nd line, 2nd from left). How can I change the ...
0
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0answers
17 views

Adobe CC Assets, Downloaded Brushes, and Photoshop [closed]

Oh hey, I have a bit of a pickle. I have downloaded a set of 25 Watercolor Brushes from Adobe CC Assets. I would really like to see/use all 25; however when I select the set I am alerted by ...
1
vote
1answer
592 views

Can I reproduce a silhouette of a well known character?

Is it illegal to reproduce a recognisable character illustrated as a silhouette? Say f.ex a custom drawn silhouette of R2-D2 with the roman letters "IV" printed on it, would that be a copyright ...

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