6
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2answers
132 views

How do you overcome indecision when designing for yourself?

I am a successful freelance web designer. I find client projects easy, I usually hit the nail on the head first time for 90% of the design work I do - regardless of what style it is: boutique cake ...
3
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0answers
56 views

How to create an fade effect like this in Illustrator?

I would like to know how to create an effect like this in Illustrator. I already tried grunge textures but I can't get the same kind of fade. Thanks
2
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2answers
59 views

Are there any fonts which research shows result in more accurate reading of phone numbers?

I've found that for a phone number that begins 508-886-60xx, it is a common occurrence to misread it as 508-888-60xx, therefore, I'm wondering if there are any fonts we could use in written material ...
2
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2answers
43 views

Screen printing T shirts

I am designing a shirt logo. I have extensive experience with screen printing on paper, but I am unsure about a few things for shirts. Can I print a highlight colour over a darker previously printed ...
0
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1answer
14 views

XML Indesign Layout Troubleshoot

Im trying to create a course catalog layout using XML. I go through the steps of creating basic layout tagging it and mapping styles. When I go to import xml I select "clone repeating text elements," "...
0
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1answer
48 views

How do I export an InDesign document to separate files with a different layer turned on in each?

I have a one-page InDesign document with 50+ layers. Each layer contains a single logo file, and I need to export the document to a PDF with one layer turned on per page. Ideally, I'd like to export ...
0
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3answers
67 views

Merge circle with lines

Let's say, I am trying to recreate a shape (the circle attached within the M shape) like the attached image. Is there any way to do this simply and perfect? They way I have tried it is not giving me ...
0
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0answers
26 views

Why is the brush dot far away from it's anchor point?

Using Illustrator CC & i use a wacom intuos pro tablet to currently draw using the brush tool (just on basic settings). My problem is that there is a brush dot on the far top left corner and its ...
0
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1answer
16 views

How to copy an artboard in Sketch and paste it after the original (and not at the end)? [on hold]

Is there a way to copy and paste artboards in Sketch so that the copied artboard gets inserted after the original and not at the end?
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votes
5answers
86 views

How to convert psd file to cdr file?

I created a logo in photoshop for my website but my marketing manager want a cdr file. So I want to know is there any simple method to convert a psd file into cdr file?
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0answers
16 views

I have a bunch of colorants, what are the properties I need to know about them to predict the LAB values of the resultant mixture?

Let's say I have a bunch of colorants/paints in liquid form and my job is to mix them together. After mixing, I will have to take a sample, spray-paint it on a metal substrate, dry it, and then ...
3
votes
1answer
26 views

What is the maximum number of glyphs an OpenType Collection can hold?

If I understand correctly, OpenType font files (.otf) can possess a maximum of 65,535 glyphs. What, if any, is the maximum number of glyphs an OpenType Collection file (.otc) can hold?
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votes
0answers
13 views

How to downgrade scribus file version? [migrated]

I'm currently using Scribus 1.5.1 development version and I want to downgrade to my 1.4.6 stable version. I want to import paragraph and character styles from my Scribus development file to a new file ...
1
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2answers
83 views

What resolution images could I use for posters on the wall? [duplicate]

If I wanted to print an image found online and get a typical 27" x 40" sized poster what resolution image do I need? 4000 x 6000 or double that? I am confused over DPI and PPI.
0
votes
0answers
31 views

How to automatically export assets at multiple resolutions with Inkscape?

I use Inkscape for designing and exporting app assets. These assets are created a 4x scale (which corresponds to xxxhdpi on Android or @4xon iOS). Let's assume I have a vector icon that is 256x256 ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How do you “mix” colors as mentioned in the Android Material Design Guidelines? [on hold]

The Material Design Guidelines mention mixing and adding shades of colors. Here are some examples I've come across: From the icon guidelines: Tinted edge The top edge of a material element. A ...
0
votes
2answers
76 views

So I designed a logo in Illustrator using just text which I'm looking to have it printed, can it still be used as a vector [on hold]

Basically, what the title says, I designed a logo in Illustrator which I'm planning to print as stickers using just text/fonts. Will I be able to export/save it as a vector and have it printed? My ...
-1
votes
2answers
50 views

Create rounded highlight in Illustrator

So I'm trying to figure out how to add a curved little highlight to the right of this rounded rectangle. I have a highlight underneath (in it light green), but I can not for the life of me create one ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

How would I cut off particular parts of a shape in Inkscape?

I want to get rid of the parts of the blue and red bars that are outside of the green circle, how can I cut these?
-1
votes
3answers
37 views

How to cut overlapping when save for web using artboards?

How can I auto cut the overlapping stuff outside the artboard when I save for web and/or just while using "normal export"? When I'm in the save for web window the image is bigger then the artboard ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

How to sample colors outside Photoshop CC, using Color Picker, on Windows 10

I've always used the Color Picker to sample colors outside of Photoshop, by clicking on the image and then dragging to wherever the desired color was on the screen. Now, with CC and Windows 10 (as of ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

How to create a two-color, dashed line in Inkscape

How can I draw a two-color, dashed line in Inkscape? The only possibility I see is to draw a colored/transparent line.
4
votes
1answer
96 views

How do I create a 3D linear shape (like this in figure) in Illustrator?

How do I create a 3D linear shape (like this in figure) in Illustrator? I try to use mesh tool (but it deformed all lines) and blending tool (but it not works with closed shape). Can you help me? ...
-1
votes
1answer
28 views

How to exchange individual glyphs between fonts

I am using the font Trajan Pro in a logo that also includes an ampersand (&). I would like to use the same font in paragraphs of text documents; unfortunately Trajan Pro does not feature lower-...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

How to make white background in binary image transparent in Illustrator

I am a beginner in Adobe Illustrator. I would just like to take the attached binary image and make the white background transparent. Is there a simple way to do this?
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Strange grey lines appearing on graphics in InDesign

I'm creating a case study that requires some graphics. Graphical elements are being created in Photoshop but for some reason certain graphical elements appear with grey lines on the outside (see image ...
3
votes
0answers
48 views

How to create a grain in illustrator with specific colors?

I'm trying to reverse engineer a graphic that I like in Illustrator, and here is the part that gives me trouble: I have followed a few tutorials using the Grain effect with multiply, however it ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Indesign Document to Word Template

I have created a document template in indesign. I want to use it as background in Word. I've been trying to set it as a background image in Word but it keeps tiling the image or over stretching it. ...
83
votes
6answers
15k views

Who first discovered CMYK?

It has been used for colour printing for many, many years, but who (and when) first discovered that a bright pink colour (magenta), a light blue (cyan), yellow and black can be mixed to create almost ...
0
votes
2answers
58 views

Convert PSD CMYK to RGB

I have a PSD delivered by the Art director in CMYK. I need it in RGB for WEB/monitor use. How do I convert the color space correctly? if I change Mode to RGB the black levels are still off. ...
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votes
0answers
29 views

Graphics Resources [duplicate]

I am working with fue Architectural, Structural and Mechanical Solutions Provider Clients so while designing collateral for them I faced lack of free resources images related to that sectors so where ...
2
votes
1answer
81 views

Should I lower my price for having no reputation? [duplicate]

First of all, I'm 16, and I've been using Adobe applications for 6 years. Since 2014, I've been "working" as a freelancer. When it comes to pricing, I have a lot of problems: I haven't developed a ...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

3d max vray proxy objects. Can I get back to the editable poly?

I converted objects to vray mesh. Now I need to edit it as an editable poly. Is there any way to do that? I tried to convert it to an editable poly, but vray mesh preview polygons only converting ...
1
vote
2answers
81 views

Generating isometric grids in Illustrator CC

How does one generate accurate isometric grids in Illustrator CC?
1
vote
1answer
120 views

Can anyone identify the typeface used in this logo created in the 70's

Please help us to identify the typeface used to make "Marmot". Is it possible that it was hand-drawn very, very well? Not Stymie nor Rockwell
1
vote
3answers
46 views

Distinct palette for translucent markers over greyscale image?

I'm trying to choose a discrete set of 10+ "cold" to "hot" colors to be used by translucent markers/icons displayed over a continuous tone grey scale image where each step is clearly different it's ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Removing an element from text in Illustrator

I want to remove the dot above the "i" in Illustrator but still keeping the text as an editable vector object, is this possible?
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Multiple-page, varied-information Data Merge in InDesign?

I am an amateur here, any help is appreciated! Can I use Data Merge in InDesign to input varied information from a .cvs file into multiple pages of a resource directory? The idea is sustainability ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

InDesign - Define different linked objects depending on exporting color space

When exporting as a PDF with an sRGB-Colorspace and the Transparency Blend Space set to Document RGB I want to tell InDesign that a specific linked object (e.g. logo, brand element, illustration, ...
1
vote
2answers
109 views

How do I trace this bitmap with JPEG artifacts?

I'm attempting to trace the following bitmap: Image by ACStewart from the web comic "Behind the GIFs" As humans, we can clearly see this was originally a vector, and should trace well. The problem ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

How to create proper Heart icon line in Sketch?

I have been moved from Illustrator to Sketch recently, but I don't understand how pathfinder work in Sketch very much. I try to create some line heart icon with + in it like this (this was created ...
5
votes
3answers
203 views

Why is InDesign pushing short words to the next line?

As shown in the image, "the" easily fits on the line above but regardless of what I do, InDesign pushes it down to the next line.
1
vote
0answers
26 views

Opinion & Suggestions Request for a newly designed Logo [closed]

Dear all, I have come up with a logo for our new camel milk cafe, please let me know your opinion about it and suggestions if any in order to enhance it more.
0
votes
0answers
35 views

Photoshop: How do I clean up dirt around a high contrast edge?

One of my recent photographs was complicated by reality -- specifically by dirt collecting around the mullions of a skylight I was shooting: Closer: There's enough of it to be distracting and ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

Does anyone know of a free font with angled, tapered serifs similar to Golden Type Bold?

I'm planning on making invitation cards and a simple webpage for my friend's birthday. I've been trying to find a free webfont alternative for Golden Type Bold for a while. I might just be ok with a ...
-1
votes
1answer
22 views

I cant get rid of the Pixel edges help! [closed]

I don't know how to get rid of the pixelated edges, am new at this
1
vote
1answer
38 views

Having some issues with missing fonts

I have several InDesign/Illustrator files to edit and I am repeatedly getting a missing fonts issue. I'll have the fonts on my computer but they will be named slightly differently than what InDesign ...
-1
votes
0answers
24 views

How To Find The Vertical Midpoint of a Gimp Image or Canvas? (Solved)

New to Gimp and had this exact question earlier today. I searched online and found this post, but it didn't give me the simple solution I was looking for. After a few more minutes searching, I found ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Photoshop - Trim image so it fills canvas then resize to a set dimension?

I have been photographing and editing shoes on a regular basis for a local company. The images have been clipped so all the backgrounds are the same colours. I've been trying to speed up my workflow ...

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