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What starter wacom tablet should I get?

I want to ask my employer to get me a wacom tablet while their upgrading my rig next year so I could get a little more creative with my designs and actually draw for some designs. What's a good tablet ...
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pdf assets for xcode from psd with vector layers (or layer groups)

Subj. I have a bunch of psd files with vector layers, which are purposed to be IOS application assets. I need to get all this layers into pdf files for Xcode assets. I found some solutions for that ...
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Colors slightly different in Photoshop and browser

I got problem with colors in Chrome browser and PS CC 64bit. Monitor is calibrated for sRGB IEC61966-2.1 color profile with cleat-text. I use color proof monitor in photoshop and my color profile is: ...
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can't work out the Minus Front

I'm supposed to have a result like the picture on the left when I click minus front but all I'm getting is like the picture on the right. Help is very much appreciated.
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12 views

Polygon shape not closing with brush in Illustrator CC

I am having a problem where I create a polygon shape and then apply a brush to it. But what I am getting is one corner is not closed or linked together. I have no idea how to fix this issue. Is there ...
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How get high clear-cut favicon from illustrator vector logo?

When I import vector image to the photoshop from illustrator and try downsampling it with turned on option "Bicubic sharper (best for reduction)". But Photoshop still provides its interpolations and ...
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How to normalize / equalize background to make gradient more uniform

Here's the situation: I'm designing a banner for a client. He provided me a png file that has a gradient background. My banner is larger (wider) than the content provided so I have to recreate the ...
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Anti aliasing Problem , When Transforming an smart object Photoshop CS6

As you can see in this photo, i am trying to rotating this photo and this photo is converted to an smart object. But its looking like zigzag. How can i solve it ? Plz Help
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Figuring out how a background was created

Given a PSD, is there a way to figure out how a certain background was created? The PSD is here: http://www.piotrkwiatkowski.co.uk/freebies/ui-kit.zip I’m using Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 on Mac. Here’s ...
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Illustrator: Subtracting lines from a circle with pathfinder [duplicate]

Im trying to cut out the leftovers of this circle using pathfinder-intersect, but it's not letting me. Worked before with the same shape, am I missing something?
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Merged shapes anti-alias differently in Photoshop, any workaround?

For some reason, when two shapes (in my case, lines) in different orientations are combined into one layer, they alias different than expected. To present what my issue is, here is how to replicate ...
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GIMP: Paint a selection and maintain various levels of opacity

I'm trying to recolor a png file using GIMP. The image I want to recolor is a solid color, but the edges are feathered with varying degrees of opacity to make the final image look smoother. is there ...
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When exporting or saving out from Indesign and reopened a pdf or export to illustrator the text frames keep breaking [on hold]

When exporting or saving out from Indesign and reopened a pdf or export to illustrator the text frames keep breaking Ive got some scripts to fix in illustrator but its driving me nuts having to do it ...
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Gimp exports blank png image!

I'm trying to use Gimp to export a small line-style icon with a transparent background. It looks good in Gimp (black icon on the checkerboard of transparency), but the image disappears when exported ...
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How to determine a typeface's origin and whether I have a license?

Hello fellow graphic designers! I am currently working on the cover of a book. I'd really like to include the typeface Rockwell Extra Bold which is installed on my system. However Rockwell Extra ...
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Pixelling & animation: What is a suitable pen / stylus setup?

I'm finally thinking of going with a pen- or stylus-based solution for pixel art & animation. This would be the first time I've seriously used a pen for drawing digitally since my 1984 Atari CX77 ...
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Illustrator CC 2014 colour picker displaying different RGB value for global & non-global swatches

I’ve tried to describe the issue using annotated screenshots below. I’m pretty sure it’s not related to colour profiles. If anyone else has had this problem and found a solution I’d be very grateful ...
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Enlarging a photo in Photoshop CS6 [duplicate]

I just enlarged a photo to 4 meters wide in Photoshop, and with 30 DPI. Is this ok? Because when I look at the PDF, the picture is not sharp. How is this possible or is this just ok?
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3DS Max - How to install plugins with the .dlm extension? [migrated]

Hello GraphicsDesign community! This will be my first question here and it's probably a noob question, but... How do I install 3DS Max (2015) plugins with the .dlm extension? Most of the guides for ...
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How to create a transparent clipping mask?

I want to create an image that has the text as transparent like this (imagining that black is transparent) So in photoshop I have tried selecting 'color range' and choosing the white and then ...
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How to recover AutoCAD DWG file ? [on hold]

Tried to recover bak file, but there is no bak file in temporary files. AutoCAD didn’t recover the file itself. The version is 2014. There migt be some error occurred in saving process. Don’t know ...
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Adobe Illustrator CC Transparent inside vector

So i have trace a logo using pen tool the problem is the logo has a hole inside that I need it to be transparent. Here is the look of the image link now I need to make the white inside the logo ...
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1answer
21 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 ...
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C&C on a minimal logo that represents my name (“octopod”)

I am very much dying for a second opinion on a logo that brands my name. I have gone through many different logos without asking what other people think of them. The goal here is to represent my name ...
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27 views

How to design a single site for two target markets [on hold]

I have a client that operates an electronics recycling/disposition company. Broadly speaking, they have two target markets and I would like to figure out how to structure the site so that I can target ...
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How do i place a 16bit bit image into Adobe Illustrator without it converting it to 8bit?

How do i place a 16bit bit image into Adobe Illustrator without it converting it to 8bit? i have "Googled" all over the web, but i cant find anything on changing color depth of a AI file to 16bit ...
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1answer
107 views

Reduce 30MB image to less than 50KB without significant loss

I am creating figures for a scientific paper. The journal I am submitting to seems confident "all figures can easily be reduced to less than 50kB each (gzipped) without significant loss of quality". ...
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Please check my kerning for this logo

could you please check the kerning for this logo? I'm a UI designer not a graphic designer. I have no confidence with kerning/letter spacing but I have to do this nonetheless. If this is not the ...
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Designing properly for the web - grids for bootstrap and preparing files in photoshop

I have graphic design skills but never designed anything from scratch for the web (except using wordpress templates). I have a lot of experience in Photoshop but not a lot in web. I want to start a ...
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Slices & Extract Assets, or Copy CSS & paragraph styles for retina web designs?

I'm trying to figure out how Adobe wants me to work in Photoshop when producing website designs. Extract Assets is useful for fixed-size objects to produce 50% & 100% assets. 200% png output ...
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Recreating similar assets and copytight

I have been asked to create some assets for a graphic design app, based on some reference similar assets from the internet. Note that I have been asked to reproduce all graphics in Photoshop and ...
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21 views

How do I make heavy text readable without multiple columns or a high page count?

I went over this subject two times with my boss before, to please him with the company's proposals document, to be sent out to clients, and now I'm at square 1 again. The first layout had the ...
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1answer
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Help me figure out what font this is please

Anyone have any idea what font this uses, I believe the 2 S's are caps and the rest are lowercase, having a hard time finding the e that is just 3 dashes
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1answer
25 views

Green numerl in Illustrator when I write a text?

Why I get a numeral green in Illustrator when I write a text?
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30 views

vector design software [on hold]

Is there a software program I can incorporate into my website (like on a "create" page) that my clients can use to design their own product? It would be like a mini version of Adobe Illustrator but ...
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In illustrator how do I make the cursor normal sized? [migrated]

I have never had this happen before and I can't figure out how to fix it. My cursor is only large in the actual illustrator documents. How can I fix this issue?
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How to increase icon's stroke thickness using Inkscape

I'm using Google's Material Design icons in my project. My aim is to increase the thickness of the menu icon's strokes (see under the navigation section). How can I do this using Inkscape? So far, ...
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InDesign PNG Not Exporting Text Smoothly

Whenever I export a design as a PNG, the text on it looks all funny: It reminds me of when, in Photoshop, you mess around with the 'font smoothing' bit of the character panel. Except in InDesign, ...
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2answers
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Critique logo for community consultancy

I created a logo for a community consultancy firm I might start. Design goals were: Subtly show community interaction, I modeled the dots to be a bit of a tree-structure, network map Monochrome, so ...
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How do I get an InDesign file (text & image) ready for screen printing? Are there min pt. size for setting type?

I'm trying to figure out how to get a file I created on InDesign over to my screen printer. Most places don't mind, but this is the place my client has decided to work with, so I must figure this out ...
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Complex data merge in Adobe InDesign for business cards

I have a spreadsheet of people's info for business cards including name, title, phone, mobile and email that I want to use as the input file for an InDesign data merge. The phone, mobile and email ...
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3answers
239 views

Photoshop: how to completely to fill an outline drawn with a brush?

I drew an outline and filled the inside of it. But it did't get completely filled: there's a white gap between the stroke and the fill. How can I implement a full fill without this gap? Update: ...
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Watermarking in photoshop. Position watermark 20px from bottom and bottom left automatically

I am automating the application of watermarks in photoshop using a batch process. Is there anyway I can position the watermark always 20px from bottom and bottom left regardless of the size of the ...
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Colours consistently change in Illustrator the moment I deselect an object

While working with a file I noticed that the moment I imported my Illustrator file into Photoshop it changed our company colour #ff5522 to a different orange-red variable. Considering ...
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1answer
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Mobile Phone Design - Data Tables

Currently I am struggling a bit with how to show a lot of data properly and user friendly on a mobile device. On a website its easy to implement a table. You can show for example 7 columns. But ...
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1answer
34 views

Screenshots look weird on a mac, but good on print

Hey guy's I am making a infosheet for the company I work at as an intern. When I make screenshots of the website, they look good in the Mac previewer app, but when I place them in InDesign, and export ...
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Indesign's “import Photoshop clipping path” feature has left me in trouble, please help with a workaround

The book I am working on has hundreds of graphics for children along with text for each of those graphics. The graphics have soft edges for the clouds, walls, etc. that ends up in pure white. The text ...
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Problem copying over an object that was created by live sketch in illustrator

I had a sketch that I created. Then scanned it and did a live trace in Illustrator CS5. I don't really need all of the drawing but there is a hamburger that I wanted to make its own project. So I ...
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Deselect layers in Photoshop

There's already a post similar to this, which describes there is no built in shortcut to deselect multiple layers, but I can clarify my problem a bit. control + click will select a layer in ...
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Sketch is driving me crazy. Plz help

I HAAAAATEEE SKETCH. For 2 days Ive been trying to solve a problem but no solution. Plz help. Problem: I have a layer with 82% opacity on top of a background, when i choose to export only that layer ...

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