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2answers
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Creating an action or script for pasting thumbnails into canvas

I have series of thumbnail images, many of them are 52 x 70 and I want to create an action or a script that would do the following: paste each one onto a canvas of 72x72 black save each one for web ...
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0answers
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How to Create a gradual fadeout signature in Photoshop

Hello guys...I want to create a signature line like the attached pics in Photoshop: I asked the photographer who has this signature, and he said following are the steps: 1. basically I created a ...
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0answers
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How do I insert text boxes into an e-book? [on hold]

I know how to insert pictures into a file that will become an e-book. You have to format it just right. Can I insert text boxes as well, or should I make jpg files of all my pull quotes, and insert ...
27
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10answers
5k views

How can a designer explain their work to non-creative people?

One issue I face personally is how can I, as a designer, effectively explain my work to potential clients or people that do not have a creative side. I know how to explain what software or process was ...
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0answers
8 views

how to and which program to create a design/logo with? [on hold]

Hi I want to create my own brand, how would someone new to all of this go about doing this? Are there any free fonts I can use? what program would I use?
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6answers
5k views

What is the purpose of using a very dark color for text instead of a pure black?

I have seen that some web designs implement an almost black font color (hex #001c00) in their designs instead of a pure black color (hex #000). Does the design actually benefit from this or is this ...
1
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1answer
13 views

Split an image with a zig-zag in Illustrator?

I've been trying for the last 3 nights to halve a simple vector image of a padlock I had drawn following a tutorial. My headache is: I don't want to simple divide it right at the middle, I want to ...
1
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2answers
20 views

Does Photoshop CS6 Lens Correction need to be done before other edits?

If I have a photograph and forgot to do Lens Correction for the lens used to take the photograph, and have subsequently done these operations: Crop Perspective Crop Levels adjustment per 50% gray ...
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2answers
426 views

Auto align layers with changing contents but constant shape in Photoshop

I have 70+ images of a coloured microsphere taken through a microscope. Between each image, I manually rotated the sphere by about 5°. In each picture, the position of the sphere is slightly different ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Linked layer canvas size update [on hold]

This is a little trouble that I found when I use Photoshop CC's new feature 'Linked Smart Object'. If I update canvas size in child psb file set its anchor to 'from Top to Bottom', the size changes ...
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2answers
91 views

Keep one layer always on top of the rest?

Is there a script/plugin that could make one layer appear always on top? I am busy with a website design and I created some safe zones which I like to have on top at all times. However, now when I ...
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5answers
2k views

Best tool to create a mock GUI quickly?

I'm looking for an application/tool to easily create a mock GUI. This GUI will be used by users to control home devices remotely. They can login to a website or use an application to view/control ...
0
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0answers
8 views

Automating smart-object content replacement for list of files

I'm slightly familiar with automating a photoshop workflow, but I'm unable to figure out how to do the following: I have a list of files (numbered 1..100). Next to that I have a spreadsheet with data ...
0
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0answers
7 views

Brush rotation support on wacom tablets Photoshop

I am using a somewhat old Wacom Bamboo Fun tablet, but I am trying to use brush rotation (while rotating the pen) and it isn't working, so it probably isn't yet supported. I was wondering if anyone ...
0
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1answer
62 views

Preventing adding up of colors for multiple brush strokes

This is somewhat a newbie question, but I couldn't find any solution. While painting, if I lift up the brush and start painting again, colors start adding up at intersections. This makes it hard to ...
0
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1answer
31 views

Transparency lost when placing a Photoshop CS5 image into Illustrator CS5

When placing a Photoshop CS5 image into an Illustrator CS5 file I'm losing the background transparency. Have never had this happen before. PDF's a acting the same way.
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1answer
2k views

Exporting .emf file from Illustrator then inserting into PPT without white surround

My set up is: Mac, running 10.6.8, using CS5 & Powerpoint 2011 Wondered if anyone can help. I've drawn a load of flat icons in Illustrator as a client wants to use them in their powerpoint ...
0
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0answers
28 views

How can I create this shape in Photoshop?

I want to create a scalable version of the shape above in Photoshop. I tried creating a path and filling the stroke but that wasn't very smooth. Is there a way of creating this as a vector or ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

PNG files blurry when exported form Illustrator and opened in Photoshop

I have designed app screens on Illustrator and trying to mock up in Photoshop. When I export from png and place in PS the fonts/imagery looks very low quality etc. I need to make a print leaflet ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How to create a transparent stage in Adobe Flash CC

Hello so am learning how to do game art using Adobe Flash from a course on Udemy, now i finished making a logo and i want to export it as a .PNG file but the problem is the stage is not transparent so ...
10
votes
2answers
18k views

Turn image into geometric array of colours

Is there a tool like Poly (iPad app) available for Android or Windows systems? I'd like to turn images into polygones/triangles like shown on the app site.
0
votes
2answers
209 views

How do I convert a Keynote file to a high resolution PSD?

I mocked up several marketing materials for my team in Keynote, and I'd like to convert them into high res files (preferably PSDs or JPGs) to upload to a printing site (like Vistaprint). I've tried to ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Is there a more configurable alternative to Photoshop's Extrude filter?

I really like the Extrude filter (Filter > Stylize > Extrude), but it isn't very configurable so it tends to give similar results each time. So I'm looking for an alternative method or plugin that ...
1
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1answer
232 views

Scaling image to suit 480dpi Android screen(xxhdpi)

I am newbie designer. Have designed the screens for an android app using illustrator and measurements are in pixels. My developers have asked me to provide the images @480DPI. My online research did ...
0
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2answers
23 views

How would you fill past a boundary in Photoshop?

By default, the fill tool in Photoshop with contiguous on, would perform an operation such that the specified colour floods until it touches the detected boundaries. Is there a way of modifying the ...
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1answer
58 views

How should I degitize new fonts that is improperly written in a paper [closed]

What should I do with New Fonts that is written with pencil? Yes, it should be written with a.. I have written alphabet font but I don't know what to do with it further even if it is for sale. What ...
0
votes
2answers
91 views

Actually snapping to pixel grid

Does anyone know if there's a way to have Illustrator CC (2014) constrain control points to the pixel grid? I understand that "Align to pixel grid" makes it so that a shape will try to match the pixel ...
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0answers
30 views

Automated method of setting ideal sizes and positions of symbols or logos of various proportions, when put together (ignoring any text) [duplicate]

I always spend too much time trying to scale symbols or logos that are supposed to look harmoniously next to each other, like below: These seem to be acceptable to me, but I wonder if there is any ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

How to add a segment between two nodes?

Using path tool, I created four nodes, then in edit mode I connected the first and fourth nodes, and then stroked the path. All worked well. I have a rectangle. Now, I want to add a segment between ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How to best achieve colour consistency between product imagery and print?

I have to design a brochure for a clothing retailer and ensure the products match the imagery I have so they are consistent in print (colour wise) Whats the best way to achieve consistency between the ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

How do I prevent the Arc effect to be undone after I ungroup the objects I used it on?

I grouped a bunch of little things together and arced it, and it looked fine. I later tried to modify a single one of my objects and it didn't work without modifying everything, so I ungrouped them. ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Change default program “edit original” on Illustrator

How to change default program for edit original" linked file? my default is MS paint, I want to change into Photoshop. how to change this? thank you!
0
votes
1answer
91 views

Change CS5 Language

I have CS5 on OS X Yosemite, but it is in Japanese. I have managed to change Photoshop to english, but cannot find a way to change InDesign and Illustrator. Can anyone help? Thanks
2
votes
2answers
49 views

How do I export an SVG from Illustrator such that it renders well in small sizes?

I come from a Photoshop background and this is my first time dabbling with AI. I would like to show my product logo in a small size on a webpage (about 15px height). I currently have a PNG (created ...
1
vote
1answer
6k views

PS CS6: brush/cursor: Can't change from crosshair to precise when too small brush size

The problem is that when I'm using small enough brush, it seems I can't have anything else than a crosshair. For example, if I'm using brush of size 4px and I'm in 25% zoom. Nothing wrong with ...
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1answer
24 views

What typeface is used in tagline of “NAIL” logo [on hold]

Can somebody identify the script font of Perfection & Spa in this logo design.
0
votes
1answer
8 views

Anchor points not showing up when I hover over a path in Adobe Illustrator CS5.1

'Highlight anchors on mouse over' is checked in the Selection & Anchor Display panel and I don't have Hide Edges on. This happens with every file and I'm still having the same issue after ...
0
votes
2answers
108 views

Illustrator space around outline and removing shape

I've used "//" and "\" to create this "W", and have made them into outlines, as I'm trying to give the different layers a colour, as well as having a white space where the lines touch and I would like ...
2
votes
2answers
82 views

Is it possible to get Inkscape's bucket fill to entirely fill regions marked by lines?

I've noticed there's a slight gap between shapes and lines in which bucket-fill is applied (to the enclosed areas found therein) and the colour fill in Inkscape, is there any way of removing this gap ...
10
votes
4answers
43 views

Colour combination for three buttons

What colour combination would work best for these three buttons: Should all of them remain the same colour? These are my options: Image of the whole page
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Indesign GREP: find everything before a matching sequence

Couldn't exactly find the answer in other threads. Here's what I'm trying to accomplish: In the below example I want to apply a GREP style by finding only the title of the artwork. In this case, only ...
3
votes
1answer
28 views

How to determine the “native” size of a bitmapped font?

I have a couple of bitmapped fonts in the form of *.dfont files. I would like to find out the "native" size(s) for these fonts. By "native" I mean the sizes (in points) of the bitmaps themselves, ...
4
votes
1answer
52 views

How to integrate a larger cut-out group of people in a design

Is there a good strategy to integrate a larger cut-out group of people (e.g. orchestra, band, conferences, team, etc.) in a print designs (cover page, poster)? Many designs use images that keep the ...
5
votes
1answer
126 views

Are there “bi-form” fonts that don't have descenders?

Is there a font that displays the entire image of each and every one of the 52 English alphabet shapes ➝ and ➝ above (on) the baseline? Clarification: Examples of shapes that ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Print Shop telling me file size is too big?

I work for a company that needed a 44x10ft banner to be printed through a print shop that was local. As "conscientious" as I was about file size. (using vectors, flattening images and going down to ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Changes in alpha gain having no effect - Maya

So, I created a free image plane and selected an image file (.jpg). I wanted to modify its transparency so I changed its alpha gain through the Attribute Editor, but it is having no effect. I also ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Professional A3 scanner for graphical arts

I need a professional A3 scanner for graphical arts (mainly paintings and drawings, to be reproduced afterwards). Thing is, first I cannot afford to spend thousands of bucks (yet), and second I don't ...
1
vote
1answer
224 views

How to align a single letter within a text object to the edge of the bounding box in Adobe Illustrator?

I want to align a textfield to the top left of a box, as per how the Grid Systems cover looks: The round letters in the headlines should overhang slightly. I am able to get quite close by using: ...
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votes
2answers
22 views

I Want Transparent Board On My Illustrator File?

I Want To Make a Text effect And For That I Want A Transparent Background So My Question Arises From Here How Do I Get Transparent Background!! I Am Using Illustrator CC
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0answers
10 views

SVG anitmaion transform origen property - issue in firefox and safari

I am facing an issue with the transform origin property in firefox and safari. Here is the link what i have done so far : http://jsfiddle.net/Hassanpervaiz/aLfhfstt/ SVG CSS animation. Is there any ...

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