3
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1answer
48 views

How can I create a realistic 3D texture in Photoshop or Illustrator

Does anyone know how I can create this kind of texture in Photoshop or Illustrator ? I've tried the Bevel & Emboss filters in Photoshop (and drop shadow, inner shadow etc.) and also the 3D ...
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What is the line in using geometry based art as inspiration or considered derivative art?

ORPHAN WORK During my free time, I decided to make a Naruto Fan Art Wallpaper. In my wallpaper I wanted to put itachi as the main subject. However, due to short schedule, I changed my mind to use his ...
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15 views

Numbering when using one indesign page for two actual book pages

please excuse me if my question sounds too obvious, I'm no new to Indesign, but I can't seem to figure this issue out. I'm currently using one single page (split into two halves) on indesign for ...
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1answer
41 views

How do I make Sketch's vector tool only draw on pixel boundaries, not centering them?

Very annoyingly, I can't seem to get Sketch to draw on pixel boundaries. If I use the vector tool (pressing V) and click two points in a straight line, it centers the 1px line on the pixel boundary, ...
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1answer
38 views

Adobe Photoshop CS6: 32bit vs 64bit

Is there a difference in functionality or performance of running a 64bit Photoshop CS6 on a 64bit system (e.g. Windows 10 64bit), compared to its 32bit version? Has anyone noticed any noticeable ...
4
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1answer
35 views

Text Variables on Master Slide in InDesign CS6

Currently I want to neatly organise a batch of 500 PDFs in one InDesign document. I placed them slide by slide into my document, and now I thought of adding a small box on the corner of each slide ...
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1answer
24 views

Small psd template’s width [closed]

How do I implement a website layout so it would look good considering that the psd template’s width smaller than the width of a normal computer screen. For example, I have the psd template’s width is ...
3
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1answer
193 views

Good sources for hand-drawn stock illustrations?

I'm looking for suppliers of hand-drawn stock imagery for a project that needs a consistent visual language (hence there should be larger quantities of material from the same artist/s) but doesn't ...
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15 views

Grey Block on the entire right side of my document after convert to pdf from word using acrobat [closed]

I have converted a word document with images over to a pdf using adobe acrobat. Once I did this a long grey box appeared on every page of my documents in the exact same place along the right side ...
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1answer
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What is the difference between 32 Bit Float and 32 Bit fixed pixel types?

I am using a real time graphics program that offers the following "pixel formats". I understand many of them but one thing I do not understand is the difference between float and fixed. Why would ...
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3answers
47 views

How to make two white paths and a white fill transparent over a black image in illustrator?

So I have this tear shape which has a black fill and no outline. I added the following shapes on top of it in sequence: 2nd largest circle with black fill and white outline 3rd largest circle with ...
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0answers
36 views

InDesign: What's causing only certain letters to print incorrectly?

I have created a document in InDesign and exported it to PDF. When printing, a certain letter ('m') and number ('2') of a certain font family (Oswald) display incorrectly in the printed document. They ...
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0answers
23 views

Polygon pattern generator [duplicate]

Can someone suggest something similar to this: http://matthew.wagerfield.com/flat-surface-shader/ https://github.com/qrohlf/trianglify Is there any photoshop plugin that could generate similar ...
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1answer
30 views

The point of climax/resolution in an advert

I was wondering if anyone on here knows the technical name for the point in a TV advert where the narrative is resolved and the audience can understand what the message is and what is being sold? For ...
4
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2answers
102 views

Is company permission necessary for changing the color of a logo?

I am designing a series of landing pages for a company I work. There are a number of other company's logos included and the design would look much better if the logos were grayed out. From looking at ...
2
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1answer
61 views

What characteristics define a technical typeface?

I was reading this other question in GD.SE and suddenly realized that I don't know exactly defines a technical typeface. It is very clear to me what defines a serif / sans-serif / cursive, but how can ...
1
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1answer
21 views

Add a layer on top of all the others to specifically add transparency in GIMP

I have hundreds of layers on an image. I would like to add a layer especially dedicated on transparency - so that I can add transparency to the areas of the image, without modifying the other layers. ...
0
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0answers
4 views

importing and manipulating endnotes in a book

What is the best desktop publishing software for endnotes? I need to import from Word, control styles including numerals, and be able to change order until last minute.
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0answers
25 views

How to cut out a shape from another shape that has effects?

I'm making some art that involves molecules and stuff and wanted to cut out a part of the parent ring. I tried the subtract function in the pathfinder that comes in Adobe Illustrator CS6 but it gives ...
3
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1answer
220 views

Photoshop Pen Tool fills outside of path

When using the Pen Tool in shape mode, the shape is filled outside of the path instead of the inside. How do I make the Pen Tool fill the inside?
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0answers
43 views

graphics make text blurry in ID

when I place a graphic (or anything else, box etc.) on my page, it messes the text up, makes it look bold and messy, I've never noticed this happening before and I've been using ID for a few years.... ...
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0answers
14 views

Border is removed when using Difference in Inkscape

I have a picture of a black horse which has a black border around it, when I remove it from a background (using difference) it deletes the horse shape out of the background, but it's smaller than the ...
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0answers
33 views

How do I split a circle into equal sections in Inkscape?

Illustrator has the polar grid tool (as mentioned in this question) but how do I properly split a circle into equal sections in Inkscape?
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1answer
28 views

3Ds Max Viewport and Render Issue

I rendered the image in Vray but the Render image differs the shown area of viewport. i.e. The size of image does not look the same image size that in Viewport. Here is the image. please see the ...
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2answers
34 views

Keeping a consistent 'branding' while using more than two different font families

While this is not an uncommon situation for legacy systems to deal with a motley mix of fonts, I have found a situation where dependencies on the different systems resulted in three different fonts to ...
1
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1answer
65 views

Font with ZERO spacing

I'm looking for a font with ZERO spacing surrounding the characters, specifically numbers 0-9. Matching math symbols, specifically: +, -, ×, ÷, =, should be centered horizontally and vertically in ...
0
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2answers
70 views

Why does this bronze color look so wrong? [closed]

I'm making a site where you can earn badges: bronze, silver and gold. The bronze color doesn't seem right. Bronze: #B9600D Silver: #C0C0C0 Gold: #FACC34 Does it look weird to anyone else? Or, ...
2
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2answers
73 views

Requirements for clients at the beginning of the design process?

After freelance designing for a little while now, I've realized that sometimes the process between the designer and client goes smoothly mostly when the client has a pretty good idea of what they want ...
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0answers
44 views

Why is this simple, masked animation flickering?

I'm working on animating a pie chart. I've started with a hypothetical 60% chunk. Here's the fla... it's pretty simple, but in order to mask more than 180 degrees I had to use a movie clip for a mask, ...
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0answers
24 views

Shrink (not compress) a PDF file using free software

After designing a document in Adobe Fireworks (I know, not made for it, but hey, legally buying software is expensive) I am able to export it to a PDF. The problem is that I designed it at 300 DPI, ...
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1answer
27 views

Remove the Numbers from file name when using Photoshop : File > Layers to Files

Ive got a PSD with multiple files that need to be exported all at the same size and quality for a presentation. For this i have each image on its own layer and use File > Layers to Files I pre name ...
0
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1answer
22 views

Is there a way to delete built in Dynamics in GIMP?

As states the title, I could delete only user crafted dynamics, not the built in. Am I missing anything or should I go looking for some files to delete? I menaged to tag the one I'd like to keep and ...
1
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2answers
81 views

Is the Univers font free?

When we started up our company, our designer recommended the Univers LT STD Roman font, telling us it was free. Now, I've found numerous sites that sell it for money. So, I'm a bit confused. Is it ...
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0answers
20 views

Error when preparing pdf in cs6. any solution? [duplicate]

i hd try almost 15-20 times with all standard variations using Automake - pdf presentation.
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1answer
73 views

What's the relationship between color spaces and color profiles when working in Photoshop?

What's the relationship between a color space document and the color profile of a image or layer included in this very same document? I don't get how they work together, I was told that my exported ...
3
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0answers
42 views

Snap a path to itself

I would like to create a path in Inkscape, snapping some of its nodes to itself while drawing it. As an example, in the image below, I would like D, E and F to be snapped to the segment AB,BC,CD, ...
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0answers
22 views

Is there a way to position an object in Illustrator so that it moves with the edge of the artboard?

I want to attach quote marks to the bottom of the artboard and have them stay in the same relative position if I extend the artboard down.
0
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1answer
17 views

calulating PPI with 10.1 inch (diagonal)

Frequently devices are described in diagonal screen measurements. How do I calculate the PPi (pixels per inch) for a device that is 10.1 inch (diagonal) and 1920x1200 pixels.
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1answer
18 views

Merging Multiple Page InDesign Documents

I worked on a book that was saved in separate InDesign documents. Each file has about 10 - 20 pages. I want to combine it now to become one big InDesign document. Is this possible?
0
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1answer
51 views

How to hide html elements in mobile mode only

I'm working with the following code on my squarepace Pacific template via the html code injection (the code creates a white double lined border around the page): <head> <style> body { ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Remove lines from transparent edge of compressed png. image

I'm using Photoshop to save illustrations with a transparent middle as a compressed png. file (18% of the original size). When compressing, thin grey lines appear around the transparent edge. These ...
4
votes
2answers
84 views

How to make aerodynamically aligned items in Illustrator?

Is there any technique within Illustrator to reproduce such an effect (see attached) to align items around a shape, kind of like an aerodynamic flow? I'm lacking vocabulary to describe this effect ...
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0answers
39 views

Is there a way to change the Photoshop Alt + Right-click-drag brush size hotkey?

Since CS5, we can use Alt + Right-click-drag(I'm currently using CS6 on win) to change brush size and opacity. But it is not good enough for a tablet pen. While I release the right-click button on my ...
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1answer
17 views

Will I need an extra plate to print a tint of black?

I'm scoping a print project that will include one red PMS and black. I'm thinking the print job will be less expensive than a 4C process because there are less plates of color involved. I wanted to ...
0
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2answers
42 views

How to lay out objects in an evenly spaced grid?

I'd like 36 circles of equal size to be spaced out in a 3x12 (wide) grid. I would like to control the spacing between columns, and between rows, so that I can figure out what is aesthetically optimal ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Adobe Illustrators buggy implementation of SVG Export

What I need: Multiple SVGs on the same web page. Each SVG has a clickable link inside it. File / Export SVG would be a great option. If it didn't remove all links... Create something with an URL ...
0
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1answer
41 views

How do you get this overlay effect on Photoshop? [closed]

I'm talking about this logo I'm trying to make something with the same effect. I've tried a few things but can't really find the right mixture of what is used, the overlay just looks great on the one ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Adobe Photoshop Paintbrush won't paint on new layer in cyan channel

A client had me do a flyer and newspaper ad for his car show. He was happy. He also wanted a T-Shirt. We redid the CMYK design in coarse halftones for silkscreening. I don't like the way it looks. ...
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2answers
80 views

Font Type similar to Zamenhof Solid

can someone please help me identify this font? This is found on the Higher Education website. Someone suggested it is a Zamenhof solid, and while I see the close resemblance (and pardon my ...
3
votes
3answers
39 views

Pantone TPX to PMS color conversion with accuracy. Is it possible?

I have been searching around to find a program that will convert Pantone TPX to PMS so my printer can test some screen printing. I am not having much luck. I have come to this community to ask if all ...

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