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In Gimp, how to resize a Selection after it's been used?

The question is probably not clear on one line! Here some details: made a circular selection (Ellipse Select Tool) to get a perfect circle just after, using the mouse, resized that selection by ...
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Examples of well designed software architecture diagrams

I spend a fair amount of time drawing diagrams of software architecture which usually consist of variations on boxes connected with arrows. Whilst these diagrams convey the relevant information, they ...
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1answer
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Logo design: Use different logos for different media, or use the most simple one for all purposes?

I'm currently designing a logo for one of my projects (web application). It mainly deals with navigation and is named "navio". I now have several options to choose from and realized that some that I ...
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2answers
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Set first letter of paragraph to different color in InDesign

In my document I want to color the first letter in my paragraph (among other things). I already found out how to set the first letter as initial, but now I also want to change its color based on the ...
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1answer
48 views

How to pick reverse/inverted colours for logo variations?

It is typical in logo design that an inverted/reversed version of the logo is provided in order to cater for use on opposing (darker/lighter) background than the normal predominant logo colour. Is ...
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1answer
71 views

Remove only background objects from a png image using GIMP

I have an image with me. I want to remove only the window curtains from the above image using only GIMP. I tried to remove the curtains, but along with curtains the are glasses also removed. How ...
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1answer
71 views

Arbitrarily dotted images that simulate depth

I would like to create a flyer, that has a design similar to the one below. I'm thinking of several images, converted to a kind of halftone (simulating depth), but with arbitrarily scattered dots ...
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Merging shapes in Illustrator but making a hole [on hold]

I'd like to merge to vectors but with the penetration of the outer one. I attach an image to make it more comprehensible.
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1answer
64 views

PhotoshopCC Dropping frames on image sequence export

I have been kind of tearing my hair out trying to figure this out. I have a frame animation with 30 frames. I tried exporting it as a video set to 12fps. For some reason, what should be 2.5 seconds (...
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1answer
107 views

How do I export a vector file for CAD?

I am new to AI. I have saved my file in DWG, but the person I am sending it to says it opens in raster and has a double line. I am creating patent drawings, so there should be only one line. I am ...
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What is a symbol showing support for Gay Rights that makes it clear I am a straight supporter?

In light of the horrific tragedy that took place in Orlando, FL I would like to design a banner for my balcony to show my support of the LGBTQ community. I know the Gay Pride Flag is the standard but ...
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1answer
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size of pageborder, and exporting units for Graphics in android design?

Say i'm creating a Graphical Image for my android app. The image is not a launcher icon, nor is it a standard icon. What values should i set my page border to, and what values should i export the ...
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1answer
58 views

Turn any 3D Graphics type file into a Surface/Curve Parametric Equation

I always wondered if it's possible to turn a 3D graphics type file into a parametric equation. For example, we'll take the free program "Blender" which allows you to model anything you can think of. ...
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2answers
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Create 2 morphable SVGs

I am trying to create 2 SVGs that can be morphed from one another in order to use them in an Android app. However, the requirements are rather strict: The 2 SVGs (from and to) must have the same ...
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1answer
18 views

Batch copy/paste of rectangular images in square images?

I have got more than 1000 rectangular images (640x400) with a transparent background that I want to resize (to 600x375) and then copy/paste (centered) in a 600x600 transparent image. In other words, ...
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2answers
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What's the best way to animate an illustration for the web?

I have a couple of illustrations done in Illustrator and I am planing to animate it for a website that I am working on, I've heard of Create.js toolkit with flash, but is it the best way to go or is ...
0
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1answer
54 views

Split a polygon into segments

I have a polygon in Illustrator (shown below). How can I split it into separate line segments at every anchor point AND intersection with another line? Basically I'm trying to recreate the "Pemrose ...
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8answers
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Are there any free emoji fonts?

Note: I don't know if this is the right Stack Exchange site for this. If there's a better one, tell me in a comment and I'll move it there. I want to use Unicode emoji icons (U+1F300..U+1F5FF) in a ...
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3answers
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Constant text revisions - how to stop the madness?

I've looked thru the archives and haven't seen this specific issue, so here goes: I've worked as in-house and freelance graphic designer, and my #1 head-to-the-desk cause is when the client gives me ...
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2answers
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Closest CMYK conversion of Pantone 021C

Pantone to CMYK conversion is always a pain to deal with, but does anyone have experience with coming up with the closest CMYK conversion of Pantone 021C? According to Pantone website the CMYK value ...
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1answer
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graphing: show a distant cluster while minimizing negative space?

I am preparing a map of cluster assignments for a publication that seeks to minimize negative space in their figures. This is what my map looks like: Notice the distant island in orange? I want ...
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1answer
101 views

Print a .svg document without a black background on imported image

I am using GIMP 2.8.10 and inkscape 0.91 on Windows. I want to: Manipulate a photo in GIMP's .xcf format by removing the background -- it should be transparent. Export the image in .png format. ...
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1answer
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Extracting an image in Photoshop CS6

In Photoshop 6 there was a menu item to extract an image. Essentially, it would allow you to create a transparent image so that you could apply Styles to the image. In Photoshop CS6 I've found a ...
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1answer
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Proposal Software that's NOT based on a SaaS model?

Does anyone have any recommendations for a proposal creation system that isn't a SaaS offering like Bidsketch or its various competitors? I know one-time purchase software is growing incredibly hard ...
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0answers
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What can I use to create animated videos like this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3zqpAleU5g And I mean: one or more pieces of software to do this in good resources for obtaining / generating graphics that are to be used in the video (e.g. ...
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1answer
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background sky of a photo: removing the darker color

I am new here! So this is a part of a photo I took at Washington Monument. As you can see the left side has become slightly darker. Is there any way to fix it? Thanks. Sorry for this unusually long ...
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1answer
30 views

Can't select an image even when it's not locked and it is in front

This happens in Adobe Illustrator CC. When I tried to select an object, it tends to select the thing behind it. The object is not locked and is in the front of the same layer. I have took a video ...
0
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1answer
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How to change the whole object and artboard in Sketch once it is created?

I created an artboard in Sketch with size 512x512 and created all the objects on it. Later I found that the size required to be used in my app is 84x84, so I have to change the size of the objects to ...
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1answer
23 views

Clipping mask problem

I have an image and a compound path. I want to create a clipping mask for this group of objects in Illustrator. But I'm facing this problem: (random image for this post) Where is the problem? Do ...
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1answer
45 views

Axure (Rectangle Mouse over changes font color)

I am using Axure to create an interactive front-end prototype. In my design I have a table, with 3 major cells (p.s the cells are rectangles I just put close together) I focus on. In those cells I ...
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0answers
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Filling an object with a brush pattern (Illustrator)

I have a pattern in the brush window which a I want to use as a filling in a shape (ellipse) How can I achieve that? Thank you
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1answer
49 views

What is the most used way to design layout of a website and the code it? [duplicate]

I'm new to web designing and development process. I have seen a few videos that show first you need to design Mockups in Photoshop and then you write HTML and CSS for it. In one video, I saw that ...
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0answers
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I need advice on website design software. which is easy and effective? [on hold]

I'm a graphic designer but in advertising. I don't have much background in website designs but I'm learning, so I have been looking around and I found so many software. so which one worth learning and ...
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0answers
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“Low quality edges” when importing 3d from illustrator to photoshop

When I import a 3d vector from illustrator do photoshop, it looks like shapes get a tiny space between each other, besides the low quality appearence of the edges, as it can be seen on the picture ...
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1answer
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False display about brush style from brush library - Borders_Novelty in Adobe Illustrator CC 2015

I am reading Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book 2015 release. In the section of A Quick Tour of Adobe Illustrator CC (2015 release), the author asked me to select the Line Segment tool to draw a ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Photoshop CC - Use one Layer in different groups with different effects?

I have designed the background picture for our company phones. It changes slightly with seasons and on special occasions. What I would like to do: have one layer (eg with numbers for ambulance an ...
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1answer
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I bought a hat in Chicago at Navy Pier and it says 25 anniversary on the back. There is a S on the front that looks like this; [on hold]

So I need help figuring out what this logo is for, like i said it had 25th anniversary on the back... The hat is black and white.
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0answers
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Revolving Text animation

I am a noob in animation, I know how to use Photoshop key frame and that's pretty much it. What would be the easiest / fastest way to do something like this http://www.flashvortex.com/3D-Rotating-...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

How to optimize JPEGs for retina displays?

I am trying to optimize a set of JPEGs photos (5120 x 2880 px) that will be used on the web for retina screens. The objective is to reduce file size as much as possible while keeping image quality ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Flattening 3D object into a laser cutting ready 2D file [on hold]

I'd like to design something like a bedside table (a top and several legs with finger joints that slots together) as a 3D model in sketchup, in order to make it easier to visualise how the pieces fit ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

How do I individually separate the shapes on this sandal design?

I have made the outline for a shoe and i wish to separate the top tongue rectangle from the sole of the shoe. I am not sure how to individually separate each intersection of the shape.
0
votes
2answers
73 views

Colour of colour swatch changes in InDesign Document

I have a problem with InDesign (I am using the latest version of the program). I created an RGB Colour swatch in a light green colour tone (RGB 197 232 108) If I am using it in my InDesign Document, ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Seeking advice to improve my brand identity concept

This is my first time using stack exchange, I read the critique guidelines but they're not very clear, hopefully this is on topic. https://www.behance.net/gallery/37394779/Skyline-vapor-work-in-...
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votes
3answers
56 views

issue with alignment with two objects

I'm trying to make puzzle piece, so I want to cut out circle from rectangle, but somehow I can't make their left sides to coincide :/ Does anyone had same problem? As you see when I click '...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

How to replace a font by another on all text layers in Photoshop?

I have a big PSD file with hundreds of text layers all placed in a lot of folders and subfolders. Some of those layers use font A, the others use font B. Now I want to replace the font in all layers ...
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votes
0answers
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How to adapt a layout width to put into a mockup?

I've finished a little redesign project to publish on Behance and I'd like to put one of the screens into a mockup just to "open" the project, but I only have found mockups with width over 2000px and ...
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1answer
36 views

How do I duplicate/array a line in a circle using GIMP?

I am trying to draw a speedometer with GIMP. Is there a easy way duplicate the line by rotating it about the center?
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votes
5answers
29k views

Saving Illustrator as PDF without the hidden layers

We have roughly 55 cards that all have the exact same text. The titles and backgrounds differ among the cards. So I've made just one AI with the different backgrounds and all the text as one copy in a ...
18
votes
3answers
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Why do most of the well known currency symbols have strikeouts in their symbols?

We encounter currency symbols every day as shorthand for a currency’s name, especially in reference to amounts of money. Most, like these common currency symbols, have strikeouts in their sign. ...
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0answers
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Does anyone know this font? [on hold]

Found this really cool font and I am unable to figure out what it is, looks like some monster font

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