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Best practice to track procedural image creation?

I often create a collection of images in Illustrator or Photoshop which require a specific sequence of manual steps in order to maintain a similar appearance across a series. Actions or scripts ...
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How to remove colored markings from pdf

I have several pages of documents on white paper. I have numerous colored markings and black markings with ball point made on the paper documents, which I have scanned into pdf files. I would like ...
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Why this graphic is so jagged while the other is not? [closed]

Been reading this article: http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-paul-ford-what-is-code/ And noticed something strange. Why this robot is so jagged? It's so jarring :/. But other artwork is not. And ...
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How to change layer, into background in photoshop in cs6 [duplicate]

I have a problem in photoshop.. everytime i upload a picture , it would always be put into layer and not background. I am a beginner so yeah lol.. Help!
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0answers
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How to set adjustment layer to folder layer using Photoshop CS5

I know how to set adjustment layer to folder in Photoshop CS6 and higher but how to do this using CS5 version? It's possible to set it to layer only.
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When presenting a logo to a client what type of paper should I use? [closed]

I am presenting a logo ( and other branding ) to a client. I know that I should present the logo as it will be used, so I will be using card stock for the business card version; and their stationary ...
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0answers
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A clean way to display multiple date ranges with time on a web page [closed]

I have to display two date ranges including the times at tghe within a web app but it's looking pretty ugly. I can't think of a cleaner way to display them. Any ideas?
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1answer
58 views

draw a book in photoshop

I want to create a front view [x -y plain view] of a book for library software. Here is an example of what I am trying to design (front view of this book cover). I tried it myself and this is the ...
0
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1answer
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How to model a diagonally striped cable for rendering? [closed]

The geometry of a cable is simple: a bent cylinder. But how does one properly place a texture onto this geometry to obtain a realistic rendering of a diagonally striped cable? Also, which material ...
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1answer
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Animate a perspective transformation in Photoshop

I need to animate a card, which moves under a scanner: Start picture: left: the scanner. right: the card End picture: the card moves under the scanner. the scanner won't move Now I tried to ...
2
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1answer
28 views

Basics of macro implementation - missing components

I am going through GIMP manual and stuck for my shame at the beginning. How do I call that autoCommander? Is it example for the final result? And assume I wrote that pseudo code into ...
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2answers
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Can I use a font available in Microsoft packages for my company logo?

Can I use a font available in Microsoft packages for my company logo? Do I need to additionally pay for it or is it just free to use?
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2answers
43 views

After Effects stroke effect doesn't play

In After Effects I am trying to apply the Stroke effects to characters as described in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJpJfBtsGrw My AE: Although as you can see even just going at ...
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1answer
19 views

What are idea baseline Android document properties?

So, I've been working more and more on Android UI's and I've found the Material design documentation/guide to be more focused on dev. I use Sketch, AI, and Affinity Designer, and Photoshop. Because ...
0
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1answer
99 views

How do I do coloring like in this image?

Could I do coloring similar to this image (especially the background city, water, cars, etc.), with a photoshop filter/action/color modification? I'm a bit of a Photoshop noob and would love any ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Drawing an organization chart [closed]

The picture that I have attached is from GoJS demo page. That graph is interactive. Double clicking a person will create a new person under him. When a new person is added, the graph draws with all ...
2
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4answers
190 views
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How legible is a right-aligned same-line header compared to a more conventional left-aligned separate-line?

I maintain an internal weekly newsletter* sort of thing with zero or more points of interest* for each of a couple dozen people*. It's organized in groups within columns with a header for each such ...
6
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2answers
504 views

What is the definition of a hairline?

Is it the thin strokes in a letter like "O"? Or is it the thin strokes in a letter like "M"?
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1answer
31 views

Switching between different layouts for same content (InDesign)

For each page of a magazine, the content is the same: 1-2 photos, article content, title, subtitle, and author name. There are also four different layouts: three column full, three column with header, ...
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0answers
35 views

What is this small metal thing with bed of nails [closed]

I found these two metal things in a box of art supplies. They are heavy, about the size to hold in your hand and on one side is something like a small bed of tightly space nails. I just have no idea ...
0
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1answer
22 views

How to substract a layer from another in Photoshop CS6 [duplicate]

I have basically a layer in Photoshop CS6 containing an "email" symbol image. It has a transparent background, and just a red email symbol on top: Now I would like to subtract that red stuff to a ...
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2answers
62 views

Charging for responsive design

I'm curious to know what other graphic designers here quote clients for responsive design. As I've only done a few and they're all very different, its not enough to really calculate a consistent ...
0
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0answers
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How to apply path blur equally on the horizontal axis?

maybe you can help me to motion blur an image. The blur should appear from top to bottom and lose speed on its way, until it does not move anymore. The blurred part should be behind the object, as if ...
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0answers
8 views

Combine Expanded Strokes Sketch 3

Is there any way to combine these expanded strokes without a completely botched result? The normal boolean operations aren't working at all.
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1answer
37 views

IOS or Windows ? [closed]

I am just going to start training and studying to be a motion graphic artist. I currently have a windows laptop and I believe the industry standard for this type of work is carried out on a IOS. So ...
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1answer
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Notcing that a lot of sites, on my new MacBook have dithered graphics, how as a desinger would I tackle that? [on hold]

With my new MacBook, lots of sites now show lousy graphics (attached), and it looks like no one is tackling that issue. Question: To have crystal clear, pixel perfect graphics for any site, as a ...
2
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2answers
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gimp: pdf export introduces artifacts on edges where there is no background

This is a followup question to gimp: Background removal gives gray fringe, when exported as pdf: To reproduce the problem you have to follow these five steps: In gimp create a New File with ...
0
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0answers
29 views

mental ray stack overflow error in 3ds max 2014 [closed]

I'm trying to model my designs with 3D max 2014 and render it with mental ray (the size of my files are about 400 and 800M), but when rendering process reaches to 92% I'm receiving fatal and stack ...
0
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0answers
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can't zero co-ordinates for relative positioning

I created a shape in Illustrator and exported it as a psd. I dropped it into an open document in Photoshop as a new layer. I want to repeat the shape using relative positioning (with each shape on a ...
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0answers
31 views

what's the difference between intuos and bamboo one?

don't really get it i'm planning to buy my first tablet for various sculpting programs, and quite a lot of painting experiments, because it's my first one, i don't want to spend too much money and ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Illustrator clipping mask on blended lines

I am newbie to Illustrator, just started out like a few weeks ago and was hoping someone could help me with this. I wanted to do a clipping mask over few blends and its kinda not working out... ...
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3answers
37 views

Drop caps for first paragraph in chapter in InDesign

Is there a way to format paragraph styles so that only the first paragraph in each chapter gets a drop cap? So far I have seen this solved by saving a "first_paragraph" style and a "regular" style to ...
1
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1answer
88 views

What kind of a design is this?

I'd like to know if these kinds of logos are categorized or labeled as something. One thing I noticed is that they all make you look at the negative space. E: I also noticed that they all ...
0
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2answers
69 views

How do I create a bold version of my custom font?

I am not a graphic designer but a teacher. :) I created a font using my handwriting for some of my materials to use in my classroom so it was consistent. Because I do not have a bold option for my ...
2
votes
1answer
61 views

Morph vector shapes by more than 100% (shape extrapolation)

I'm looking for the tool that can perform blending/morphing of two vector shapes by more than 100%, i.e. extrapolation. Standalone or online tool or plugin/script will work for me. It shouldn't be ...
0
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1answer
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gimp: Background removal gives gray fringe, when exported as pdf

I cut a region out of this wikimedia commons picture: I simply used the free select tool to cut out the part (ctrl+x) and inserted it into another image without background. However, when I export ...
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2answers
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How to export the images that inside adobe illustrator file

Right now I have a AI file, and there are some images used in it , the problem is , how to export all of them? Thanks a lot for helping.
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2answers
39 views

Gif editing in photoshop

I load a gif into photoshop as frames. It is about 200 frames, and I want to add some extra text and drawings to about 100 frames.(The same text and drawing in the same postion on all 100 frames.) How ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

How do I Hyperlink an .oam-Animation in Adobe Muse

TL;DR Is there any way I can hyperlink an .oam Animation inside of Adobe Muse? I created a very simple animation in Adobe Edge Animate which plays on mouseenter and reverses on mouseleave using ...
1
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1answer
36 views

Printing on Kydex Thermal plastic

How would I print digital images on thermal plastic sheet approximately .080 thickness and 8x8 inches square. After sheet is printed, I would also need to be able to heat the sheet for molding and be ...
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1answer
29 views

How to Create High Quality Banner with Minimum Size In PhotoShop cs5

i am graphic designer from last 3 months and facing a problem to create high quality banner with minimum size in kbs. When i create banner it always in MB size as you know not good for website. I am ...
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0answers
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When did Italic come to mean “fancy”?

According to Thinking With Type, Italic letters, also introduced in fifteenth-century Italy (as their name suggests), were modeled on a more casual style of handwriting. While the upright humanist ...
2
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2answers
30 views

Considerations for styling of overlay message topbar?

I've created an overlay top bar that slides over the top of the page for confirmation messages. I did a fiddle with it. Now I wonder if the light yellow background is appropriate thinking of the rest ...
0
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0answers
23 views

PS 3dpostcard: How to set the rotation point of a 3d postcard layer?

Trying to 3d transform a triangle shape in Photoshop CS5 Extended by making it into a 3d postcard and then using the 3d rotation tools. But the layer seems to be choosing its own arbitrary rotation ...
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0answers
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5
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1answer
86 views

Smoother shape animation

I'm not new to Photoshop but I'm new to animations in Photoshop and my question is how to animate vector shapes in Photoshop. I have made a simple paper plane and then refolded it in Photoshop. T he ...
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0answers
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Easy way to automatically shift layers when adding new images to a catalogue?

I need an easy way in which to edit a catalogue. I'm working on creating a catalogue for a client that'll have all their products. The problem is, I need a way in which this catalogue will be easy to ...
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0answers
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How would you go about creating elegant patterns

So here are some exaples of what I mean What program should I use (Photoshop or Illustrator maybe?), any tutorials you could point out or any tips? Thanks for your time!
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1answer
35 views

Problems with exporting SVG assets out of Illustrator

My workflow generally goes like this, design the icon on Illustrator and paste the icon and resize it for the design. Because our dev team needs SVG icons and not just the typical 1x,2x,3x assets, I ...
2
votes
1answer
44 views

How can you make a triad gradient in Photoshop?

I'm trying to make an icon with three colors (a triad gradient) in different position, like the Apple Music icon (attached) but I'm not sure how to do it correctly.

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