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2answers
111 views

Actually snapping to pixel grid

Does anyone know if there's a way to have Illustrator CC (2014) constrain control points to the pixel grid? I understand that "Align to pixel grid" makes it so that a shape will try to match the pixel ...
2
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1answer
36 views

Looking for lively sans-serif fonts with relatively short x-heights

I’m looking for a sans-serif font that I can pair with Bembo Book. I’ve tried quite a few so far, and it’s pretty clear that the sans-serif needs to have a cap height to x-height ratio similar to ...
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2answers
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Which is easier on the eyes: dark-on-light or light-on-dark?

While working on my latest website, I started actually wondering if what I learned in grade school was true. I've been taught that programs like Word default to use a white background with black text ...
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9answers
309 views

Designing my company’s logo – should I get professional help?

I am getting frustrated trying to design a logo for my company. It is taking me longer to launch my website because of it. Should I have a professional handle the logo for me or should I just throw up ...
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2answers
39 views

How can I save for web with 200dpi in Photoshop or Illustrator CS6?

could anyone please help me with this? I've created a design (for display on web and on mobile devices) and I need the pixel ratio to be let's say 500px by 500px, but the dpi to be 200dpi instead of ...
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1answer
84 views

How do I prevent the Arc effect to be undone after I ungroup the objects I used it on?

I grouped a bunch of little things together and arced it, and it looked fine. I later tried to modify a single one of my objects and it didn't work without modifying everything, so I ungrouped them. ...
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5answers
9k views

Substitute for Avenir (Google webfont or Typekit)

Question I'm looking for fonts, available from Google Webfonts or Typekit, that would look similar to Avenir. Background I'm building a site using squarespace: http://topgrade.se My friend to me ...
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6answers
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What font characteristics are associated with luxury and wealth?

There's a lot about color theory but not as much about type theory. For example silver, gold, black, deep purple are often associated with luxury and wealth. What charactertics should a font have to ...
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0answers
44 views

Tile printing a design to make a sheet of business cards [on hold]

How would I go about printing business cards myself? I can get 350gsm card. I have a design made in Illustrator, I also have a the same design in InDesign. Is there a way I can easily tile print the ...
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0answers
42 views

How to make this? [on hold]

Hi im using adobe illustrator, and i want to make this artwork. I have mouse and keyboard, i know how to use them. Illustrator is cs6. How make monster pattern and what tool to use help me ? sorry ...
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0answers
51 views

I want to draw but [on hold]

i see video at you tube, human make many beautiful object. i try follow but fail . help ? teach ? thank you. :) happy day sorry English . this question body does not meet our quality standards.Please ...
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0answers
21 views

Cut circle into equal parts in Sketch to implement animation progress bar?

I have a circle in Sketch 3 that I would like to animate a progress bar in iOS. So I will need to cut the green circle in 30 pieces so I can spin through circle-01@2x.png to circle-30@2x.png to give ...
2
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2answers
276 views

Who own the rights to images that are generated by math formulas?

How is the copyright determined for images that are derived from math formulas? Examples: Equal-step gradient graph: color wheel graph of sin(1/z): Who own the rights to images like these?
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1answer
6k views

PS CS6: brush/cursor: Can't change from crosshair to precise when too small brush size

The problem is that when I'm using small enough brush, it seems I can't have anything else than a crosshair. For example, if I'm using brush of size 4px and I'm in 25% zoom. Nothing wrong with ...
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2answers
143 views

Illustrator space around outline and removing shape

I've used "//" and "\" to create this "W", and have made them into outlines, as I'm trying to give the different layers a colour, as well as having a white space where the lines touch and I would like ...
0
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2answers
165 views

Critique: logo about wifi coverage in a city

I am designing a logo for a home built app which displays free WiFi coverage in my city. But, because I'm better at programming than designing, I'd like to hear some suggestions. I already have a ...
2
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2answers
96 views

Is it possible to get Inkscape's bucket fill to entirely fill regions marked by lines?

I've noticed there's a slight gap between shapes and lines in which bucket-fill is applied (to the enclosed areas found therein) and the colour fill in Inkscape, is there any way of removing this gap ...
3
votes
1answer
87 views

How to integrate a larger cut-out group of people in a design

Is there a good strategy to integrate a larger cut-out group of people (e.g. orchestra, band, conferences, team, etc.) in a print designs (cover page, poster)? Many designs use images that keep the ...
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0answers
36 views

How to detect signed images on the internet? [on hold]

I know that some companies sell softwares to sign images using invisible watermark. They aim is to protect copyrights of the image. If another person use the image on his website without permission, ...
0
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2answers
41 views

Byline on the top or bottom of an article [closed]

Does a byline look better at the top of a newspaper article or the bottom?
1
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1answer
261 views

How to align a single letter within a text object to the edge of the bounding box in Adobe Illustrator?

I want to align a textfield to the top left of a box, as per how the Grid Systems cover looks: The round letters in the headlines should overhang slightly. I am able to get quite close by using: ...
4
votes
3answers
998 views

How to determine what quality a JPG was saved as?

When saving JPG images with Pixelmator or Photoshop, I select a quality from the scale 1–100 that gives optimum file-size. Later on, I sometimes take these images and crop them a little more (not ...
0
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1answer
52 views

CRT monitor or LED TV for graphic design needs? [on hold]

I'm a junior graphic designer and here I have 2 kinds of monitor to use for my PC, they are LG 22LS2100 LED TV (you can read the product overview) and the old one is my CRT monitor. Since I'm a ...
0
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1answer
77 views

Remove existing outline of text color on a GIMP 2.8.14 image

Trying to change existing text on a book cover from blue to a different color, yet the blue remains along the outline of the letters. Thanks
3
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1answer
56 views

How to know the first anchor point in a path?

I am in a middle of a website project to learn drawing for children. that project require me to know the starting anchor point for each path I draw. and if it is miss ordered I have to revers it. I ...
0
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2answers
187 views

How to create perspective like this in Photoshop?

I really want to start creating professional mockups for my branding projects and for my portfolio but don't know how to create perspective like this.
0
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2answers
117 views

Why are the edges on these images so different?

I am currently making some web images and am getting very riggid lines. Exhisting images on the website seem to differ (these images are pre me so I do not know how they created them so differently). ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Illustrator art brush corner problem

I created a brush because I needed the terminals of my line had angles. But the brush is generating some kind of thorn in the corners, when the brush option "Do not adjust corners and folds" is ...
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0answers
48 views

How can I make this texture with Vectors? [duplicate]

I want to draw something like this using Vectors: Can you give me any idea of how can I make this "grain" texture?
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0answers
49 views
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Purple Ghosting/Fringing when merging to HDR

This problem pops up frequently when I try and create HDRs. I'll have a bunch of base images that I've corrected for lens defects such as chromatic aberration and distortion, and when Photoshop merges ...
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0answers
28 views

How do I use Illlustrator to create magnifying effects [closed]

I have a graphic I created In Illustrator and want to magnify certain sections to draw attention to them while placing the other sections in the background. Graphic illustrates the development of a ...
1
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1answer
23 views

Transparent circle in white rectangle using fireworks

I need to make a transparent circle in a white rectangle/background... so using css I can can color the transparent area and obtain a colored circle. Help!
0
votes
3answers
124 views

How do you paste one object, several times at once on one artboard in illustrator CS6?

I have 20 of the same icons on one art board. I would like to select all and replace all with a new icon. I want the icons to show in the same spot as the replaced icons.
6
votes
7answers
17k views

How can I save only one layer as a PNG file in Photoshop

I wanted save some layers as PNG files and I had opened a new window for every .png file and pasted in there and sometimes crop it. Is there a way to export just a few or one selected layer and not ...
0
votes
2answers
58 views

Problem in exporting to pdf in photoshop cs6

i need to export a label for printing and i have no contact with the printer nor will i. When i export a label to pdf via Adobe photoshop Cs6 i get nice and crisp text but there's an image that's so ...
5
votes
4answers
19k views

How to convert text to single stroke in illustrator

The question really says it all. I want to apply brush effect on the stroke once it looks like text. All my tries have resulted in stroke being outline of the text.
0
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3answers
42 views

Changing colour of a layer without affecting any other layers in the file in photoshop [on hold]

I am trying to change the colour of a brick wall but I do not want it to affect the house and garden or anyother item within the whole document in photoshop. I have tried using adjustment layers, ...
0
votes
2answers
181 views

How do I make this punched-out text style in Photoshop?

Can someone tell me how to do this stencil style? I've tried searching for "stencil text style" and others but it only shows stencil fonts. I think this is not a font but is made with photoshop. ...
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1answer
58 views

Help ID wedding invite font

wedding response card font. My Fonts couldn't ID, I also used the app. I tried just using the numbers and they appear to be Brandywine (Scriptorium). Sample was from a Brooklyn Wedding Invite.
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1answer
51 views

How to create/ vectorize/ digitize a hand drawn logo and retain its look?

I just receive my first "official" drawing/logo project and I'm not sure how to get about doing it. So this client asked me for a drawing for a brand logo that he's planning on doing (just a drawing ...
5
votes
5answers
47k views

How to convert paths into shape in photoshop cs6

I drew paths thinking i was drawing a shape but later realized it is only a path. Now i could create a temporary shape like a box and paste this in and delete the box path. But just as there is a ...
0
votes
2answers
41 views

Importing transparent background PNG in CMYK

So I have Illustrator document in CMYK mode intended for print. I need to import PNG image (because I need to place object extracted from the background). And here I step on the unknown area because I ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Illustrator symbols: How to edit symbol to affect mulitiple files?

QUESTION Part 1. As far as I know, when you edit a symbol, it affects all instances of the symbol within the current document open. Is there a way to have the changes affect other documents? ...
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0answers
23 views

Automate photoshop t shirt mock ups [on hold]

Ok so I'm a novice when it comes to actions. Here is what I would like to do. I have a folder of .jpg designs (all same size and format). I also have a PSD mock up of a shirt. I need to automate ...
1
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1answer
64 views

should I give client more logo options?

A client requested a logo design and branding for his start-up; it's business consultancy company. The deal includes 3 logo design options with 7 items designed for the brand, for X amount of money. ...
1
vote
3answers
6k views

How to remove the background color from and animated GIF image? [duplicate]

How to remove or change the background color of an animated GIF image? I would like to remove the background color from the attached image.
5
votes
2answers
154 views

Are there “bi-form” fonts that don't have descenders?

Is there a font that displays the entire image of each and every one of the 52 English alphabet shapes ➝ and ➝ above (on) the baseline? Clarification: Examples of shapes that ...
0
votes
2answers
141 views

PS CC Filter Selections used in Actions

The new layer filters is nice but doesn't record when making actions. Before I was able to add 'Select similar layer' in an action and edit all similar layers (because they have different layer names) ...
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votes
0answers
18 views

Outsourcing printing [on hold]

If I design an invitation on my computer what are the actual sizes I can set up for my design to have it economically printed at Snapfish, wal-mart, etc. I have created my pic to be exactly 5x7 but ...
1
vote
1answer
64 views

Acrobat: Font changes on paste

Using Acrobat Pro CS2, I observe strange behavior to text when pasting a certain diagram exported from Excel as PDF into the current document. This issue concerns the text already in the document, not ...

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