2
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1answer
97 views

Inkscape: why do coordinates in GUI and XML differ?

In the drawing below I have e.g., a rectangle. In the GUI, Inkscape says the rectangle is at Y position 0, but in the XML for that element it says 873. Why is that and how do I get the "real" ...
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2answers
68 views

How can we change outlines into shapes in Illustrator?

I'm not very comfortable with Illustrator, and I'm stuck on this problem: how can we change from outline strokes to filled shapes? For example, in this situation, I would like to 'decompose' each ...
1
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1answer
65 views

Rotate view in GIMP

Is there a rotate view tool in GIMP? I am not looking for a transformation tool, I want to rotate the document to make overwise uncomfortable strokes with a drawing tablet more natural. If not, what ...
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0answers
187 views

Sketch SVG Export Issue (Mask)

I have strange issue connected with mask usage in Sketch. Here is the screenshot of what i have in Sketch and what I get after export: So, how to fix this, what am doing wrong?
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3answers
242 views

Is there an affordable alternative Uncoated CMYK guide to Pantone's colour formula books?

Looking for a reliable CMYK uncoated colour guide book. Pantone is a little expensive (especially for design graduates), in my opinion. Is there an alternative with ICC profile and stock details ...
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235 views

document size in Photoshop vs Illustrator

So I am designing an A2 format poster for print... I am much more used to working in Photoshop, so I design almost everything there and just import the .psd to Illustrator afterwards and add text. ...
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3answers
4k views

What 1990s graphic design trends are still considered modern?

Are there any parts about 1990s graphic design that are still considered modern or retro? I'm talking about certain colors, fonts, patterns, etc. Hotline Miami for example has a graphic style, that I ...
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0answers
51 views

What is the best software for animated texts?

I am using Photoshop for graphic design but Photoshop requires too much time on animated things and you have to make every single frame in a GIF file... I wanted to make animated texts in GIF format. ...
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3answers
967 views

Difference between graphic designer and visual designer

I see myself as a multidisciplinary designer. I do both graphic design and web design, with a main focus in visual-identity design. I’m also into illustration as well as type design, and I do work for ...
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1answer
83 views

Rotate to make paralel to another object

I need to rotate text to make parallel to line. How to achieve that? I know how to rotate using mouse, but I can't find how to rotate by entering angle value. Where is that function?
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1answer
74 views

There is any font which have same from centerline

I'm Prasann. I'm Graphic Designer ("Fresher"). I'm Designing my portfolio right Now. I'm creating Box to Put All Things(Brochure, Business card, etc.) into. in Box Design i need to Split the Fonts ...
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1answer
305 views

How to Resize InDesign Document and Reflow Text

I have an InDesign document; 100 or so pages of text, no images. I'd like to resize the document from A4 to 6 in x 9 in. Or 5 x 8. Going to File > Document Setup lets me easily change the page ...
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1answer
32 views

Line connection without intersected width

How to get rid of problem when lines are connected with intersected width?
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1answer
27 views

Layer substraction

I drew the following vectorial img with photoshop However, i want the mask to be white, not all transparent. When i modify the stroke background, it hides the eyes and the mouth I don't want this to ...
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0answers
31 views

Distort a shape along a curve in Illustrator

I'm attempting to distort this tail object that I've created along the light grey path. I've tried using an envelope distort from top object using the path from the dark grey swirl, and creating a ...
1
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1answer
95 views

How to create this grunge stamp that is dark on the edges & more grungy on the inside?

I tried different methods and they all were very very complicated. Is there an easy way to create this effect where the grunge is more visible on the inside?
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0answers
41 views

What kind of PDF output in Ai will be UNIVERSAL (opened by ANY version of Ai and vector programs)?

I´m having a problem with PDF Vector files produced with Illustrator (Ai CC 17). When I send them to other designers that have an older version (CS5) they cannot open the PDFs in Ai. I thought PDF ...
0
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1answer
73 views

How to attach custom image as a particle in After Effects?

I'm wanting to make a rain scene in After Effects using the particle generator. However I want to use my own custom rain drop graphic. How can I achieve this? Here is a still of what I'm talking ...
1
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1answer
46 views

Remove dust from photo

What technique I should approach to remove dust from blue circles in attached picture? Actually I would like to have clear illustration instead of photo. How to achieve that?
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0answers
30 views

how to fill/not fill a shape and how to use shape builder to make it one thing

i have this outcome which looks really interesting and i want to keep it this way, but i wanted to use shape builder to make it all one item. every time i did this it would fill the middle in black. ...
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0answers
51 views

How to make photoshop right sidebar smaller? [closed]

I have OS X El Capitan 10.11 and Photoshop CC 2015. My issue is width of right sidebar - I want to make it narrower, because currently is way too wide for me and it makes workspace way too small to ...
1
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1answer
43 views

How to preserve and reproduce lighting effects on print

I'm doing an LP cover with some lighting effects that looks great on screen. I really want to be sure to get this printed as nice as possible, so I'd like some advice on appropriate print specs for ...
0
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0answers
118 views

How to create animation like asana load screen - where 3 lines of text are circling?

Stuck on creating a Photoshop animation like asana load screen. initially 3 lines of copy is circling up - moving up. Attached example: ...
1
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0answers
36 views

Shuffle characters in the font file

I am looking for a way to simple shuffle english and cyrillic characters inside the select font. For example "R" should represent "H" and otherwise. Actually I need to shuffle all the letters. I will ...
2
votes
3answers
143 views

Adobe Illustrator Round Merged Shape

So I'm trying to make a flat earth for a video. But the merged shape's corners wont go any roundier (Please replace that with a better word!) I am trying to make something like this
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0answers
42 views

Problems with colors in inkscape

I can't make the right colors in ikscape. On the fisrt picture I turned off the black color but it hasn't disappeared. The second image is the original version. It's like colored picture. How do I ...
1
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1answer
158 views

InDesign CS6 Liquid Layout print and mobile Version

I have to design multiple A4 document (always A4 and only one page per document). these offers shall be downloadable online, so they shall have to be liquid (i guess) to be also mobile readable, ...
0
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0answers
127 views

Convert vector mask to shape layer

I have a Photoshop document with many raster layers with Vector Masks applied. I would like to convert these to actual Shape layers. Is there a better (easier) way to do this than: Select the ...
0
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0answers
43 views

edit/create symbols in illustrator

On my canvas i created a small black square with no fill 3mm X 3mm. I drag to symbols library and name my new symbol. I then delete the symbol that is on the canvas. I then select all of a certain ...
0
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0answers
74 views

Photoshop: Tapering objects while transforming will distort images like in perspective. No idea across web so far

Does someone have an idea how to taper and retain y-position of the images? thanks Hannes
0
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1answer
42 views

how to embed a single word through out a logo? [duplicate]

Please can anyone help me how to implement this effect in the text. Kindly help me with this. I have been trying but I can't get it to work.
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2answers
116 views

How can I find graphic designer partners to build projects with?

I'm working through a free coding camp and building some nice apps as a part of their assignments. The idea behind the assignments is to get hands on experience with code and to build a portfolio of ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

Illustrator: Give a vector object a border, inset with a margin

Is there a better way of drawing a border inside a vector object other than drawing one vector shape on top of another and then resizing (as in my example image below)? I'd prefer to set it on the ...
0
votes
0answers
119 views

Is there a way to quickly swap Fills and Border color in Sketch 3?

In Illustrator you can do it by pressing Shift + X, is there a way to do it also in Sketch 3? Thanks
1
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1answer
54 views

Combining Lines

I have been working on this illustration for quite sometime now, I sketched it and was able to trace it via Illustrator, the first of many problems I uncounted was that I was not able to combine 1 ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Illustrator - transform panel in pt

Ok, a bit of a noob question this but it's sending me a little crazy. How do I change the transform panel measurements from pt (which appears to be the default on my Illustrator CC) to px?! I've gone ...
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0answers
23 views

Cut and place part of an illustrator file with exact size

I want to add a new part of a nameplate which has multiple names. But every part with a name has an exact size so it can be printed out and cut. How can I select a part of the nameplate and copy it ...
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3answers
854 views

Svg file size more than a png image

I have two files with same dimensions and I want to save my vector file to web SVG. Problem is that this file size is more than generate the same file to PNG for web. I think that I'm exporting ...
0
votes
1answer
162 views

Which fonts are used in various bill receipts ? For example what is the font of the attached text image cropped from a receipt? [duplicate]

Which fonts are used in various bill receipts ? For example what is the font of the attached text image cropped from a receipt ?
5
votes
1answer
448 views

Suggestion on printing with a photo not large enough for Bleeding?

I come across a problem sometimes when preparing files for printing, there are photos just big enough to put in the final graphic output, but not big enough for the whole bleeding area: The photo ...
2
votes
1answer
55 views

Recommendations for Slide Title Design

I'm looking for design recommendations for titles on slides. My inclination is to treat it like I would a section header on a website or in print - that it should be bold and grab the reader's ...
0
votes
2answers
131 views

Photoshop Cropping - edge of image based on center selection

I do bulk editing and would like to be able to record and automate a set of instructions that accomplish the following. Say I have an image of an apple. The apple is off center - ie, the background ...
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votes
2answers
88 views

Single word embedded in whole logo [closed]

I want a single word embedded in whole logo. How do i do it in adobe illustrator? I want to design a logo like this. Kindly help me
1
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1answer
87 views

What is the name of this art deco style font? [closed]

Does any one know the name of this font? I've searched everywhere for it and can't seem to find an exact match. Many similar to it although not the same on some characters.
2
votes
1answer
88 views

How to separate an airport name from a city in a list of airports

I'm working on a website that will, on some pages, display the city names and IATA codes of airports. However, some cities have multiple commercial airports, and require an airport name as well. ...
2
votes
2answers
191 views

Animation over a static jpeg picture

I have a (simple) animation gif file (produced using gimp) and a static jpeg picture. I would like to put the animation gif file into the jpeg picture. How can I achieve that without losing the ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Schematic outline selection

How to select the outline from a schematic picture that has black background showing through? Too small of detail to use magic wand. Can either the white outline or the black background be selected ...
0
votes
2answers
103 views

Invisible Vector Causing Issues with Copy Paste Between Illustrator and Photoshop?

I got this vector from an EPS online: File: Weird Badge Vector It came as a set of two, black and white. I couldn't separate them so I just deleted all the points of the white one. When I copy ...
0
votes
1answer
118 views

How to separate a rotated text box into two in Illustrator?

I have this rotated area type shape and I would like to separate it in two parts, while keeping all the text as it is. It seems to me like there is no simple way to do this in illustrator. What I'm ...
3
votes
1answer
172 views

Is there a tool in linux/gimp to dynamically layout a grid of images for scrapbook cutouts?

I'm looking for a tool that will layout images into grids dynamically without altering their proportions. The purpose would be to make cutting image printouts much faster for moodboards/scrapbooking. ...

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