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2answers
76 views

What is the best way to create a color palette for a presentation or so? [closed]

I need to create a professional color palette for my guideline working on InDesign, but i am not sure how or what are the steps!
0
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0answers
25 views

How to learn to graphic design [duplicate]

Summer is here and school is closed giving me lots of time to do whatever I want to do. Summer vacations tend to get a little boring so I thought maybe I could get my feet wet with a little graphic ...
23
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7answers
6k views

Why does my client want her company name confidential, when I post my work on design sites?

One of the clients I'm working with insists that my work with her stays confidential, she doesn't want her company logo nor their name to be shown on my designs when posted on Behance. Is it normal ...
0
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2answers
376 views

How I convert Color Balance in Photoshop from CMY to RGB?

I'm a total, utter, complete loss here. Basically we're making a photo filters app for iOS I have created several filters in Photoshop and every one of them uses color balance. The programming ...
56
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5answers
16k views

Why don't upper case numbers exist?

Capital letters add a lot to text in various ways, for names, brands, emphasis (although capitalisation for emphasis is frowned upon) Why then, are there no upper case numbers?
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1answer
713 views

How to crop a round image with transparent background?

I am currently working on a site. I want to create custom radio buttons. The background of the website is an image. So I want the radio button to seamlessly integrate with this background image. I ...
1
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0answers
53 views

Indesign workflow for hidden text visible only on TOC and running headers

I am working on a storybook with the sections split into two based on two authors. Each of the two sections have multiple stories that each spans a few pages, hence the recto running header will have ...
1
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2answers
2k views

Exporting large size PDF from photoshop

I have create PSD file in photoshop on A3 (~12 X 18 Inch) size Canvas. Now I would like to export PDF format from it in A1 size (~24 X 36 Inch) for A1 size paper printing. Unfortunately while ...
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1answer
444 views

How to handle line-breaks in a table of contents with InDesign?

I'd like to build up a table of contents following this layout: Level 01 sub-level 1.1 sub-level 1.2 sub-level 1.3 Level 02 ...
0
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0answers
69 views

Trying to edit a radio button symbol (Fireworks default library) distorts it

I need to add an HTML radio input to a file I'm working on so I've taken one from the Common Documents Library built in Fireworks. When I drag it onto canvas it looks fine, but it comes with a label ...
0
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1answer
61 views

Inkscape: 14px font bigger than I expected

To design a website using Inkscape, I have added a 960px grid. But, the first thing I have notice is that the 14px font seems to big respect to the 960px grid. I expected a smaller font. So.. why ...
0
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1answer
189 views

Glass looking screen over a small part of a picture

I am looking to achieve a similar effect than what is being achieved on the attached picture. I have an image with several layers on it and I want to overlay a virtual screen. Notice how the buildings ...
1
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1answer
48 views

Select Mask Content (Intersection rather than Union) in Inkscape

When creating a mask, the resulting cut-out will have the selection size of the object which has parts "cut off" via the mask. This makes sense for scaling but it is cumbersome for moving and ...
1
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2answers
281 views

Tips for starting in motion design

This may be the wrong place to post this type of question but here i go... So recently i've been really interested in motion design like the examples i've put below example 1 example 2 But i'm not ...
0
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1answer
1k views

PNG to SVG batch conversion

Is there a tool to convert 302 PNG images to SVG? I know how to do it one by one using Inkscape, but I need a tool to convert the 302 image at once.
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3answers
1k views

Are bokeh and flat design compatible?

I would like to know if this is correct to use a background bokeh style, and combine it with content flat design? Something like:
2
votes
1answer
36k views

How to change color of an image in Illustrator

When I open an image in Photoshop, I can easily change the color by double clicking on the layer and adding color overlay. How can I do the same in Illustrator? It doesn't need to be with Color ...
0
votes
3answers
198 views

What style of art is Taco and Octocat?

I would like to learn more about creating logos and mascots in the style of Taco (of Trello) and Octocat (of GitHub). Simple, cutesie, almost as if cut out of construction paper (but not textured that ...
-2
votes
1answer
110 views

Redesigning website mock-up

I have to redesign a website and provide mock-ups. I was given the link to the live website but i was wondering how will i go about creating this mock-up? I make my own original mock-ups from scratch. ...
1
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1answer
394 views

illustrator cs6 when exporting to PDF and print - the black area of masks shown in a low opacity also in PDF preview [closed]

When I save an illustrator file to pdf (press) that includes a mask and view the PDF preview or print the file, the black areas of the mask are shown in low opacity. What's causing this?
3
votes
1answer
855 views

Exporting multiple sizes in sketch. Saving it as defaults?

I'm trying to figure out the way to keep my export sizes and prefix names as default options, When I do it to mobile I have to create 7 diferents sizes and prefixes I design in @3x so I have to ...
-1
votes
2answers
263 views

300 dpi image for website and size less

how to reduce the size of image size keeping resolution as 300 DPI for web banners in Adobe Photoshop? Is there any other software better than adobe photoshop? i have tried but either the size become ...
-2
votes
4answers
2k views

Blurry vector graphics in web [duplicate]

I'm using illustrator and I have a graphic that is 22 pixels by 22 pixels. I export it as a png with 72 resolution, and it constantly comes up blurry. Is it just because it's too small? On my mac it ...
0
votes
1answer
797 views

Turn off Hyphenation in Illustrator globally

Adobe Illustrator CC likes to force hyphenation on every single piece of text. It used to be possible in earlier versions to switch it off globally for new documents through the Paragraph palette ...
0
votes
1answer
696 views

Creating cursive-style text in Illustrator

What is the most efficient way to create cursive-styled text in Illustrator? I'd like to create a text logo in Illustrator in a cursive/signature style, but the only methods I know (existing fonts, ...
-1
votes
2answers
1k views

How to edit the smart object in this Photoshop template?

I'm completely new to Photoshop and I've been trying to replace the image in a template with my screenshot. I went through other questions here and elsewhere online and learnt the basics of using a ...
3
votes
2answers
237 views

What are the best practices for providing a client with brand assets?

I have created a logo for a client and don't know the best way to give the file to the client. What are the best file types to provide the client, eg illustrator, Photoshop, jpeg, TIFF and what ...
0
votes
2answers
480 views

Lasso tool: select only visible pixels

Give a layer with some brush drawings, I want to use the lasso tool to select some parts of my drawing. However, I want the selection to only contain visible pixels. As it is now, the lasso tool's ...
-1
votes
2answers
73 views

Exporting your logo [closed]

When exporting your logo in illustrator what is the best dpi for high resolution to be used for big banners?
-1
votes
1answer
66 views

Is there any decent way to layout three 16:9 images on a 16:9 frame?

I would Ideally like to have them in a straight line, but then the images become too small. So at the moment I have made this kind of arrangement, however I really hate how it looks. I don't mind ...
0
votes
3answers
87 views

What should I have in mind when preparing files for print in InDesign?

The title makes it pretty clear but maybe I'm not the only one who's curious and wonders about things. I'm currently designing a brochure in InDesign. I've made the background layout in Photoshop and ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Problem With Exporting My Animation

I am making a menu for my game. The blue squares are the options of my menu (like play or settings, etc.). The red outline is my selection cursor and is bigger than my option squares so when I export ...
1
vote
1answer
457 views

How to create a line to a circle in Photoshop?

I am trying to make circular lighting effect as shown in this pics I was thinking of using a gradient tool to make a straight line with dark blue and light blue colors. Then I was thinking of ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

Anybody know this font?

I've tried "what the font" and didn't get anything really close. It has kind of a permanent marker feel to it. Would appreciate if anyone knows this or a similar font.
0
votes
0answers
59 views

What would be the best method to join 2 LED light trails in photoshop

For some context the blue lines on the picture below are a rudimentary version of what I would like to achieve. I have tried using the stamp tool, but it is agonizingly slow and results in very ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Adobe Fireworks Animation: Animate an object on curved path.

I am using adobe fireworks for creating a animated gif for UI animation. The project requires to show the interaction in a gif form to show the demo. Currently I am able to animate things in a ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

False appearance of quality loss?

I have noticed that the PC version of Photoshop CS5 appears to exhibit a loss in quality whenever an image is opened or when image data copied to the clipboard is pasted onto a canvas. However, it's ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Draw a stroke arround an object in Illustrator [duplicate]

I have this object made of two shapes. I want to erase the stroke inside and keep the stroke arround.
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Apply effect to layer mask in Pixelmator?

Is it possible to apply an effect to a layer mask? A layer mask is greyscale alpha mask. So I should be able to apply, say, noise there on that black and white mask, right?
4
votes
2answers
312 views

Critique: Is my logo conveying what I want to communicate?

I'm working as a junior web designer. I want to redesign my portfolio, including that I'm also designing my logo. This is the first time I'm designing a logo. I learnt guidelines and I designed my ...
0
votes
0answers
270 views

What is the best Inkjet printing technique for car decals / autowrapping?

I was wondering what the best solution is for my inkjet printing problem. I need to use an inkjet printer for these decals. I plan to decorate a car with pictures and stickers so I need a material ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

How would I make a 3D polygon using Pixelmator

I'm trying to create a polygon like this in pixelmator. I could obviously do this with a bunch of little triangles and manually place all of them, however I'm wondering if there's an easier/better ...
1
vote
2answers
162 views

Does CC0 1.0 Universal require attribution?

I would like to use photos from the Public Domain Archive without attribution. They say that their photos are free for personal and commerical use. But they don't mention whether or not they need ...
0
votes
1answer
78 views

Adobe Photoshop 6.0 - Can you see the EXACT pixel position?

Got a little question. I'm using an older Photoshop and I apologize for that but I have to make due with what I have. In Paint Shop Pro, you can click into an image and the exact pixel coordinate ...
0
votes
0answers
172 views

How to connect open anchor point back to same path in Illustrator

I am trying to make one shape using the pen tool, but I don't necessarily want the two end anchor points in the same place. I want to attach one endpoint to a path and make an object. I understand you ...
-1
votes
1answer
472 views

What is wrong with writing light gray text over a lighter gray or white background? [closed]

What is all about writing with light gray over lighter gray or over white? if you look in the two examples I carried you will notice that is very hard to read, light gray or lighter color !! what is ...
1
vote
2answers
134 views

Replicating fading/tearing effect in GIMP

For a project we decided to use a freely available icon set that we could download. However it is now apparant that not all the icons that we need are present in this set and we need to add them ...
3
votes
2answers
146 views

Work off files locally and then upload to Adobe Creative Cloud?

I have the Adobe Creative Cloud. What's the best practices for the workflow? Work and save all projects on your local machine at work and only upload files that you think you may need access to in ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Select all objects within a path (Inkscape)

I'm currently working with tiled objects (objects that themselves consist of many more smaller objects) with Inkscape. Now it would be so much more easier to not have to select manually all tiles I ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

GIMP: increase transparency with the distance from image's center

I want to apply a transformation on my image which will cause that: Image will be at zero transparency in its center With increasing horizontal distance from the center the image will smoothly ...

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